September 27, 2019
Aim for a lower cost of capital to gain from global trade shifts
The case for a GST cut is stronger than an income tax cut, although we need comprehensive tax reforms in the years ahead.
April 18, 2019
India’s trade deficit with China has a geostrategic dimension
Much hinges on whether India can rein in its domestic macroeconomic imbalances and achieve industrial competitiveness.
January 16, 2019
The US-China trade war is an opportunity for India
With a large labour force, India is well positioned to capture the market of larger firms exiting China for more economic pastures. While the government must offer a strong commitment and support, the Shenzhen-type special governance zones should hav...
February 18, 2018
Much Style, Little Substance From Trudeau's Visit to India?
There will be much style but little substance to emerge from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's first state visit to India, according to international trade expert and Resident Senior Fellow at IDFC Institute, Vivek Dehejia....
February 12, 2018
India’s protectionist folly
Tariff hikes in the Union Budget 2018-19 reflects an erroneously mercantilist mindset
December 18, 2017
A geometry of international trade
The classic 1952 monograph by economist James Meade beautifully and systematically exposits the propositions of modern trade theory through geometric methods.
October 10, 2016
Jagdish Bhagwati and Trade Issues Today
The article focuses on the importance trade liberalisation in the context of emerging economies
April 20, 2016
Dani Rodrik Offers a Progressive Logic of Trade
Rodrik argues that "Progressives should not buy into a false and counter-productive narrative that sets the interests of the global poor against the interests of rich countries’ lower and middle classes."