Economic Policy Researcher – worked closely with the governments and multilateral organisations across multiple geographies such as India, United Kingdom (UK), Australia, European Union (EU) and its member states, ASEAN, and the United States (US).
Over 25 years of experience in large project leadership roles.
Areas of research – Sustainable trade and investment; retail, logistics and food supply chains; nutrition; trade infrastructure including economic corridors and SEZs; services; start-ups and entrepreneurs; e-commerce.
Specialises in sector and product-specific market trends, go-to market strategy, and government policies.
Over 75 publications including books, refereed journals, newsletters, government reports.
Presented in conferences, seminars, training programmes and workshops in over 30 countries.
Member of government committees and policy panels. Member of the editorial board of several international journals.
RECENT PUBLICATIONS: BOOKS/CHAPTERS IN BOOKS/JOURNALS
Skill Development in the Agriculture and Allied Sectors in Assam: The case of the Piggery, Fishery and the Spices, co-authored, published by Academic Foundation, ICRIER and Innovative Change Collaborative (ICCo India), August 2020.
Streamlining Food Imports for Trade Facilitation and Ease of Doing Business in India, with Divya Satija, Angana Parashar Sarma, Soham Sinha, Brahma Chauhan and Raj Kumar Shahi, published by Academic Foundation, July 2019.
Facilitating Ease of Doing Business and Supporting FSSAI in Streamlining Food Safety Compliance Ecosystem: India, with Divya Satija, Brahma Chauhan and Raj Kumar Shahi, published by Academic Foundation, July 2019.
Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and WTO: The Case of India, with Angana Parashar Sarma in Transnational Dispute Management (TDM) a peer-review online journal, TDM, ISSN 1875-4120, June 2020.
Regional Cooperation in 4th IR and South Asia: Opportunities, Challenges and Way Forward, with Divya Satija, in South Asia Economic Journal (SAEJ), Volume 21, Issue No. 1, Sage Publication, March, 2020. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1391561420908078 (last accessed on August 27, 2020).
Export Linked Subsidies in Apparels: India, USA and the WTO, co-authored, in Indian Journal of International Economic Law (IJIEL), Volume XI, November 2019, pgs 38-56.
Food Imports in India: Prospects, Issues and Way Forward, co-authored in ‘Journal of Economic Science Research (JESR)’, Vol. 2, Issue 3, July 2019, pgs 18-36.
India’s Experience with the Special Economic Zones (SEZs): Status, Concerns and Way Forward with Avantika Kapoor in ‘International Economic Law and the Challenges of the Free Zones: Global Regulatory Issues and Trends’ Edited by Julien Chaisse and Jiaxiang Hu, published by Kluwer Law International, Global Trade Law Series, Vol. 38, May 2019.
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