Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

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GROWTH models and policy processes in india and china


8.30AM Registration and Tea
9.00AM – 9.05AM Welcome Address – Isher Judge Ahluwalia,Chairperson, ICRIER
9.05AM – 9.15AM Keynote Remarks – Shivshankar Menon,National Security Advisor
9.15AM – 11.20AM Session I: Strategic and Security Issues
Chair: Kanwal Sibal 

Presentation of Research Papers:

The Politics of Water Discourse in Pakistan– Medha Bisht, India 
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External Powers & the Regional Cooperation in South Asia: Sino-US Equation – Nausheen Wasi, Pakistan
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Why Peace Accords Falter? Comparative Mapping of South Asian States’ Peacemaking – Rita Manchanda, India 

Asia-Gulf Energy Trade: Implications on Maritime Security –Bashir Ahmed, India (Read by Rohit Viswanath) 

Geo-Economic Strategy & Reflectivist Institutionalism: International Seabed Authority’s Role vis a vis Strategic Pursuits of China and India in Indian Ocean -Parshant Atkaan, India 

Panel Discussion: 

Shahid Javed Burki, K. Raja Menon, Sanjaya Baru, Madhu Bhalla, Radha Kumar

11.20AM – 11.30AM Coffee Break
11:30AM – 1:15PM Session II: Sustainable Development, Infrastructure & Population
Chair: R. K. Pachauri 

Presentation of Research Papers:

The Impact of Climate Change on Food Security – Richa Srivastava, India & Anna Ranuzzi, Italy (Read by Suman Sahai)
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Securing Low Carbon Growth Strategies in Three Energy Sectors (Power, Transport and Housing) – Venkatesh Dutta, India 
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The Environment in Sino–Indian Strategic Relations – You-te Howard Liao, Taiwan & Ravi Prasad Narayanan, India
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Performance Evaluation of Urban Local Governments: A Case Study of Indian Cities– Simanti Bandopadhyaya, India
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Indo-Nepal Relations: Giving a Sustainable Thrust – Nischal Pandey, Nepal 

Panel Discussion: 

Prodipto Ghosh, B. G. Verghese, Robert Bradnock, Suman Sahai, Purnamita Dasgupta

1.15PM – 2.00PM Lunch
2.00PM – 4.05PM Session III: South Asian Trade & Economy
Chair: Shahid Javed Burki 

Presentation of Research Papers:

Identifying Potentials for Global Value Chains in India Bangladesh Trade: A Study of Sensitive List Items – Amrita Saha, India
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The Role of Trade and Investment with Bangladesh in Improving Growth Prospects of Tripura – Ashish Nath, India
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Operationalization of Regional Connectivities Between Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Bhutan & Strategic Infrastructure Development –M. Rahmatullah, Bangladesh (Read by Sahana Roy Chowdhury)
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India’s FDI Outflows in South Asia – Anil Kanungo, India 

Afghan-Pak Transit Trade Agreement: Status, Challenges and Implications – N. K. Paswan, India
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Panel Discussion: 

Nisha Taneja, Joyashree Roy, Debapriya Bhattacharya

4.05PM – 4.15PM Coffee Break
4:15PM – 6:20PM Session IV: Soft Power and Ideologies
Chair: Robert Bradnock 

Presentation of Research Papers:

Trans Border Identities: A Study on the Impact of Bangladeshi and Nepali Migration to India –Subhakanta Behera, India (Read by Tincy Sara Solomon) 

Turkey’s Experiments with Islam, Democracy and Development: Lessons for South Asia – Anwar Alam, India

Strategic Influence of Soft Power: Inferences for India from Chinese Engagement of South & Southern Asia –Parama Sinha Palit & Amitendu Palit, India (Read by Ranjana Khare)
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Panel Discussion: 

Mushirul Hasan, Navdeep Singh Suri, Debapriya Bhattacharya

7.30PM Dinner
Sanjaya Baru Director for Geo-economics and Strategy, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) & Senior Fellow, Centre for Policy Research (CPR), New Delhi

Madhu Bhalla Professor, Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Delhi

Debapriya Bhattacharya Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue, Bangladesh

Robert Bradnock Visiting Senior Research Fellow, King’s College, London

Shahid Javed Burki Former Finance Minister, Pakistan

Purnamita Dasgupta Ford Foundation Chair in Environmental & Resource Economics, Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), New Delhi

Prodipto Ghosh Distinguished Fellow, TERI & Member, Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change, New Delhi

Mushirul Hasan Director General, National Archives of India, New Delhi

Radha Kumar Executive Director, Delhi Policy Group, New Delhi

K. Raja Menon Distinguished Fellow, IPCS & Chairman, Task Force on Net Assessment & Simulation NSC, New Delhi

R. K. Pachauri Director General, Tata Energy Research Institute (TERI), India

Joyshree Roy Professor and Head, Department of Economics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Suman Sahai Chairperson, Gene Campaign, New Delhi

Kanwal Sibal Former Foreign Secretary, Government of India

Navdeep Singh Suri Joint Secretary, Public Diplomacy Division, Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi

Nisha Taneja Professor, ICRIER, New Delhi

B. G. Verghese Visiting Professor, Centre for Policy Research (CPR), New Delhi

Bashir Ahmed, India Third Secretary, Embassy of India, Jakarta, Indonesia

Anwar Alam, India Professor, Centre of West Asian Studies, Jamia Milia Islamia University, New Delhi

Parshant Atkaan, India Research Associate, International Division, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi

Simanti Bandopadhyaya, India Senior Economist, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), New Delhi

Subhakanta Behera, India Consul General of India, Melbourne, Australia

Medha Bisht, India Associate Fellow, Institute of Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi

Venkatesh Dutta, India Assistant Professor, (Environment, Management and Planning) School for Environmental Sciences, Baba Saheb Ambedhkar University, Lucknow

Anil Kanungo, India Editor& Part of the Research Division, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi

You–te Howard Liao, Taiwan Assistant Professor, China Medical University, Taiwan

Rita Manchanda, India Research Director, South Asia Forum for Human Rights, New Delhi

Ravi Prasad Narayanan, India Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan

Ashish Nath, India Associate Professor, Department of Analytical & Applied Economics, Tripura University, Tripura

Amitendu Palit, India Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), Singapore

Parama Sinha Palit, India Researcher & Singapore Representative, India-China Economic and Cultural (ICEC) Council, Singapore

Nischal Pandey, Nepal Director, Centre for South Asian Studies, Kathmandu

N. K. Paswan, India Associate Professor, Sikkim University, Gangtok

M. Rahmatullah, Bangladesh Senior Visiting Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Dhaka, Former Director, Transport & Infrastructure UN-ESCAP, Bangkok

Anna Ranuzzi, Italy Former Researcher, Gene Campaign, New Delhi

Amrita Saha, India Researcher, Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi

Richa Srivastava, India Sr. Research Associate, Gene Campaign and Managing Editor, Science and Agriculture Bimonthly Magazine “Gene News”,New Delhi

Nausheen Wasi, Pakistan Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations, University of Karachi, Pakistan 


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