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Opinion | E-commerce: Don’t let protectionism drive policy

It is hard to imagine how prohibiting high discounts and attractive offers is supposed to protect consumer interests. It is easier, however, to imagine how this move can help the “offline” stores in their competition against the online ones The...

Anupam Manur appeared on The Hindu Parley Podcast

Will the new e-commerce rules really favour consumers? | The Hindu Parley podcast In June, the Union Consumer Affairs Ministry came out with a list of proposed amendments to the Consumer Protection Act of 2019. These include appointment of a...

Flawed regulation can undermine the digital payment ecosystem

Anupam Manur writes in Hindustan Times on why the limits placed on Unified Payments Interface (UPI) transactions for third-party apps by NPCI is flawed. Systemic risks are automatically lower when consumers, merchants, and third-party app developers are all multi-homing, meaning they...

Anupam Manur appeared on India Development Debate on ET Now

Anupam Manur appeared on India Development Debate on ET Now to comment on the justification behind the 30% cap on UPI transactions levied on third party payment apps by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).

Anupam Manur quoted in AlJazeera

Anupam Manur was quoted in an article in Al Jazeera on the potential impact of the US election outcomes on the Indian economy. With US unemployment at a high 8.4 percent and the country experiencing the toughest economic conditions since...

Anupam Manur quoted in Hindustan Times about boycotting Chinese goods

Anupam Manur, assistant professor at Takshashila Institution, was quoted in an article in Hindustan Times by Rajeev Jayaswal, Rahul Singh, and Rezaul H Laskar on the subject of Chinese goods and investment in India. Manur said “As much as the...

Takshashila Discussion Document — An Indian Approach Towards Strategic Petroleum Reserves

By Anupam Manur, Rohan Seth, and Narayan Ramachandran Download the Discussion Document in PDF Energy security is a strategic imperative for India, given its strong growth aspirations. As the country does not have self-sustaining oil production, it is almost entirely...

Anupam Manur is quoted on the antitrust case against Amazon and Flipkart

Anupam Manur was quoted in Mint on the antitrust case filed against Amazon and Flipkart: “To say that an exclusive arrangement between an e-commerce company and a smartphone brand on one or some products is having an adverse impact on...

The Takshashila GCPP24 – Second Contact Workshop of the Graduate Certificate in Public Policy

Takshashila conducted the second weekend workshop for the 24th batch of the Graduate Certificate of Public Policy (GCPP) from 8th November to 10th November 2019 at Discovery Village Resort in Kanakapura, near Bangalore.The workshop was conducted as a practical exercise...

Takshashila hosts a delegation from the Royal College of Defence Studies, UK

Takshashila hosted a visiting delegation from the Royal College of Defence Studies. The 18-member team consisted of  policymakers, diplomats, and armed forces personnel from ten countries. The delegation interacted with the Takshashila team on topics related to geopolitics and geoeconomics....
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