Brookings India Impact Series


  • Integrating Renewable Energy Into India’s Grid̶- Harder Than It Looks 

    Tongia, Rahul; Harish, Santosh; Walawalkar, Rahul (Brookings India, 2018-11-30)
    In this paper, we focus on the major knowledge gaps when it comes to planning for and adapting to the rapid expansion of renewable energy power in India. The note is structured as follows. In section 2, we give an overview of the power grid in India, ...
  • Is India Ready to Jam? 

    Ravi, Shamika (Brookings India, 2018-08-30)
    The Indian government’s JAM trinity comprises three components: Jan Dhan bank account, Aadhaar unique identity number and mobile phone. A combination of these three elements is seen as the pathway to implementing large-scale direct benefit transfers ...
  • Product Space Analysis and Industrial Policy: Identifying Potential Products for India's Export Expansion and Diversification 

    Singh, Harsha Vardhana; Gupta, Ketan; Sudan, Reena; Singh, Ramandeep (Brookings India, 2018-08-15)
    The purpose of this paper is three-fold. One is to provide a simple presentation of the product space methodology, with its underlying conceptual framework, and the significant information base that is updated to remain reasonably current for policy ...
  • India's Model Bilateral Investment Treaty: Is India Too Risk Averse? 

    Ranjan, Prabhash; Singh, Harsha Vardhana; James, Kevin; Singh, Ramandeep (Brookings India, 2018-08-15)
    Conventionally, bilateral investment treaties (BITs) are treaties between two countries aimed at protecting investments made by investors of both countries. There has been a steady increase in the number of BITs across the world – from 500 in 1990s to ...

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