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Policy Brief— Reforming Public Procurement Legislation in India

Public Procurement Legislation Essential for Improving Public Financial Management in India Mukul G. Asher, Tarun Sharma and Shahana Sheikh In response to input sought by the Ministry of Finance on the 2012 Public Procurement Bill. Read the full Policy Brief...

Book— The Economics of Derivatives

The Economics of Derivatives by TV Somanathan and V Anantha Nageswaran Cambridge University Press 2015 ISBN: 9781107091504 Rs. 590 | $85.50 About the book: While most books on derivatives discuss how they work, this book looks at the contributions of derivatives...

Discussion Document— A Survey of India’s Energy Prospects 
in the Middle East Region

A Survey of India’s Energy Prospects in the Middle East Region Kabir Taneja, Scholar at the Takshashila Institution Download the Discussion Document in PDF format (1.0MB) Executive Summary Oil and natural gas are expected to remain India’s main source of...

Takshashila Strategic Assessment— Risks to India’s national security from tensions along the Iran-Pakistan border

Risks to India’s national security from tensions along the Iran-Pakistan border Sumitha Narayanan Kutty and Pranay Kotasthane, The Takshashila Institution Download the Takshashila Strategic Assessment in PDF format (0.3MB) Key Judgements Border confrontations between Iran and Pakistan have risen sharply...

Research Publication— India-Pakistan Intelligence Cooperation to Counter Terrorism

Download the full paper in PDF [53 KB] Terrorism is a major security concern in India and Pakistan. Both nations have been victims of vicious acts of terror and have continually blamed each other. As new threats are emerging in...

Policy Advisory — Helping Karnataka’s industries reach new heights

Helping Karnataka’s industries reach new heights: Industrial policy recommendations for 2014 Pavan Srinath, Nitin Pai, Narayan Ramachandran and Varsha Ramachandran Read the policy advisory [170KB] Abstract: This policy advisory constitutes the recommendations of the Takshashila Institution for Karnataka’s draft Industrial Policy...

Discussion Document— Fiscal Consolidation is the Key to Economic Growth

This Discussion Document provides directions for the 2014 and future budgets focussing on the budget-making processes, subsidies, fiscal dominance of monetary policy, inflation expectations, bank ownership and fiscal consolidation.

Invited Paper— Indian Journal of Industrial Relations

Transition to Labor Law Reform: State-Level Initiatives &Informal Sector Labor Relations Hemal Shah, Scholar at the Takshashila Institution The Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 50, No. 1, July 2014 Abstract The 1991 economic reforms in India quadrupled growth, but...

Policy Brief—Making India’s Labour Market More Flexible

Making India’s Labour Market More Flexible Hemal Shah, Scholar at the Takshashila Institution This policy brief presents a workable approach to labour reforms, to break six decades of deadlock. These are reforms that can result in marginal progress that can...

Book Chapter— India and UN Peacekeeping

Book Chapter: India and International Norms: R2P, Genocide Prevention, Human Rights, and Democracy Richard Gowan and Sushant K. Singh. Sushant is a fellow for national security at the Takshashila Institution. in Shaping the Emerging World: India and the Multilateral Order...
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