Economic Studies
Talk by Professor Umberto Sulpasso on 'Gross Domestic Knowledge Product' in the context of India

The Vivekananda International Foundation organized a talk by Professor Umberto Sulpasso on 18 December 2017 on Global Domestic Knowledge Product (GDKP) and its significance to India. The other panellists were Dr Rajiv Kumar (Vice-Chairman, NITI Aayog....

‘DARWINOMICS’ for India: Gross Domestic Knowledge of India

Talk by Umberto Sulpasso, Senior Fellow of Centre for Digital Future, University of Southern California, Los Angeles at the Conference at Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), 18 December 2017 Director Dr. Arvind Gupta, Chai....

The Indian Economy: Casting Away Structural Chains

... successful economic development and the achievement of middle-income status in the twenty-first century is arguably considerably more difficult than it has been in the previous two centuries. Hence, the burden on the political leadership today is....

Where Economics and Strategy Intersect: A Political Economy Approach to Global Power

This essay attempts to understand the role of economic power in shaping the world since the Second World War. It focuses on the main strand of economic developments over this period, separated from looking at subsidiary processes related to the Cold....

Could Belt and Road Initiative Create Financial Mess for China?

Since the 2000’s, predicting the timeline on collapse of Chinese economy has been a prominent theme among economists. However, the Chinese economy has proved all naysayers wrong by being resilient, and now joining the ten trillion dollars Gross Dom....

China-India Cooperation Opportunity: Building the Asian Common Market

(Reproduction of a talk delivered by Lu Gang, Director, IIS Conference, East China Normal University (ECNU), Shanghai at a Sino-Indian Seminar, held at the VIF on 06 Nov 2017) I am delighted to be here and attend the discussion of the bilateral ....

India’s Search for Big Power Status

Introduction Indian elite’s desire for big power status grew out of a belief about the Indic civilizational values that spread in the ages of antiquity to what we call North West, South East, East and even West Asia. Most of thi....

Book Release: “Black Money and Tax Havens”, authored by Professor R Vaidyanathan

On 3 November 2017, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi, hosted the launch of Professor R Vaidyanathan’s latest book titled ‘Black Money and Tax Havens’. Professor R Vaidyanathan is Dean of Centre for Economic Studies at t....

विमुद्रीकरण – राह ठीक करने की भारी, सफल कवायद

विमुद्रीकरण यानी नोटबंदी पर राजनीतिक शोरशराबे भरी मोदी-विरोधी राष्ट्रीय चर्चा में बहुआयामी स....

विमुद्रीकरण – बहुआयामी परियोजना

गैर कानूनी घोषित किए गए 500 और 1,000 रुपये के 99 प्रतिशत नोटों की भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक (आरबीआई) के पास वाप....

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