Dr. Amrita Goldar is a Senior Fellow at ICRIER. Within ICRIER, she has worked on and led projects related to G-20 negotiations, municipal bonds for financing urban solar rooftop projects, climate change impacts on urban economic competitiveness, renewable energy technologies for telecom towers, and impacts of rationalizing fossil fuel subsidies in India. Her ongoing projects include working on financing India’s NDC commitments and studying the impact of renewable policies on jobs created in the economy and industrial competitiveness. She has previously worked as a Research Associate at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).
She has a Ph.D. degree in Economics from Centre for Economic Studies and Planning (CESP), Jawaharlal Nehru University. Her doctoral thesis was on the topic of Bilateral Investment Agreements and its impact on India bound FDI. She has multiple national and international publications to her credit. Some of the recent ones include:
Goldar, B. and Goldar A. (2018), “Water Quality in Indian Rivers: Influence of Economic Development, Informal Regulation and Inequality”, in Vikram Dayal, Anantha Duraiappah and Nandan Nawn (eds) “Ecology, Economy and Society: essays in honour of Kanchan Chopra”, Springer Publications.
Trivedi S, Ray I et.al (2018) Scaling up Rooftop Solar Power in India: The Potential of Municipal Solar Bonds. ICRIER Working Paper No.353, ICRIER, New Delhi.
Goldar, A., Sawant, V., and Sharma, S. (2018) “Building Southern Partnerships for Action Against Climate Change.”, Development Cooperation Review 1, No. 3 (2018). Pp 28-32.
Kathuria, Rajat, Goldar, A., and Jain, S. (2017) “Leveraging Finance and Access to Global Value Chains for Promoting Sustainability Standards in India’s MSME Sector, Non-Paper, German Development Institute (DIE), Bonn
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