Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations


Established in August 1981, ICRIER is an autonomous, policy-oriented, not-for-profit, economic policy think tank. ICRIER’s main focus is to enhance the knowledge content of policy making by undertaking analytical research that is targeted at informing India’s policy makers and also at improving the interface with the global economy.

ICRIER’s office is located in the institutional complex of India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
ICRIER’s Board of Governors include leading academicians, policymakers, and representatives from the private sector. Dr. Isher Ahluwalia is ICRIER’s chairperson. Dr. Rajat Kathuria is Director and Chief Executive.

ICRIER conducts thematic research in the following eight thrust areas:

To effectively disseminate research findings, ICRIER organises workshops, seminars and conferences to bring together academicians, policymakers, representatives from industry and media to create a more informed understanding on issues of major policy interest. ICRIER routinely invites distinguished scholars and policymakers from around the world to deliver public lectures and give seminars on economic themes of interest to contemporary India.


  • 25 Jul
    TALK | IHC-ICRIER Conversations on Urbanization Series"

    Place : New Delhi By invitation only

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  • 06 Jul
    G20 study on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance"

    Place : New Delhi By invitation only

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  • 05 Jul
    Release of Report Agricultural Policies in India"

    Place : New Delhi By invitation only

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  • 02 Jul
    Launch of World Bank Regional Flagship Report South Asia’s Hotspots: The Impact of Temperature and Precipitation Changes on Living Standards"

    Place : New Delhi By invitation only

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  • 28 Jun
    Seminar on Designing for Sustainability in Human Settlements: methods and perspectives"

    Place : New Delhi By invitation only

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  • 26 Jun
    Release of the White Paper on India as an Innovation Economy – the Role of IP and ICT"

    Place : New Delhi By invitation only

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  • 22 Jun
  • 26 Mar
    VACANCY:" Part-Time Professor "
  • 22 Mar
    VACANCY:" Research Assistant "
  • 10 Jan
  • 19 Apr
    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT:" Chair Professor of Urbanization "
  • 18 Sep
    VACANCY:" Requires 9 motivated researchers for its large Agri-programme "