This theme examines questions on the role played by Foreign Direct Investment and Trade as aspects of an enabling futuristic ecosystem for enterprise, Trade and welfare effects of tariff liberalisation between UK and India, Obtain theoretically rigorous estimates of Ricardian comparative advantage at sectoral level; Identify enablers and bottlenecks in trade policies that affect growth and collaborations, comparative advantages for digital entrepreneurship firms, Examine current policies and regulations to identify common themes and challenges
Sustainable and inclusive growth is increasingly dependent on clean, compact and connected city design for improved living conditions. This paper presents ideas on property taxation in the context of smart cities in India.
Smart Cities for Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Transitions: Some Options for India (2019). Ahmad, E., Brosio, G., Kattumuri,R. LSE India Observatory Working Paper.
Dr Ruth Kattumuri is Co-Director of the India Observatory and is responsible for developing multi-disciplinary research and programmes. With over two decades of experience in higher education in UK and India, Dr Kattumuri has pioneered several innovative knowledge development programmes
Wasim Ahmad is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economic Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. His broad research areas are Financial Economics, Macroeconomics and Applied Econometrics, and is currently pursuing research in the areas of emerging markets finance, finance and investments in clean energy and risk spillover analysis.