Discussion Papers

Discussion Papers are working papers intended to create a platform for wider debate, deliberation, consultation and dialogue on issues of IR, Foreign Policy, Trade, Regional Development and so on. All discussion papers are initially screened at CSIRD Editorial Board and then blind refereed by two international experts before publication.

Rise of ISIS and its implications on World Security- Download

India Must Make Good Use of the BCIM Economic Corridor: the K2K Way – Download

Title : India Must Make Good Use of the BCIM Economic Corridor (the K2K Way) Authors : Dr. Binoda Kumar Mishra Abstract: From October last year (2013), a new issue in India-China relationship has gained attention, i.e. the BCIM Economic Corridor (BCIM-EC). A feverish interest has been

Impact of Postcolonial Identity on Indian Nuclear Policy – Download

Title : Impact of Post Colonial Identity on Indian Nuclear Policy Author : Urmi Tat Graduate Student from Lady Shri Ram College & Research Intern at CSIRD

Regional Cooperation in Transport: Myanmar Perspective on BIMSTEC – Download

Title : Regional Cooperation in Transport: Myanmar Perspective on BIMSTEC Authors : Cho Cho Thein Abstract: BIMSTEC is a subregional grouping combining some geographically contiguous South Asian and ASEAN countries around the Bay of Bengal. The subregon has been facing tremendous chal

BIMSTEC-Japan Trade Cooperation and Poverty in Asia – Download

Title : BIMSTEC-Japan Trade Cooperation and Poverty in Asia Authors : John Gilbert Abstract: In this paper, author reviews the literature on the relationship between trade policy reform and poverty, and recent approaches in the numerical simulation literature to estimating the impact

Quantitatively Assessing a BIMSTEC-Japan FTA: A CGE Analysis – Download

Title : Quantitatively Assessing a BIMSTEC-Japan FTA: A CGE Analysis Authors : Anna Strutt Abstract: The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is a sub-regional economic grouping comprising Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Myanmar, Bhutan, T

BIMSTEC-Japan Cooperation in Energy Sector: Myanmar Perspective – Download

Title : BIMSTEC-Japan Cooperation in Energy Sector: Myanmar Perspective Authors : Myat Thein and Myoe Myint Abstract: The cooperation in energy has been a central subject of BIMSTEC initiative. The energy situation in BIMSTEC is characterized by low per capita consumption and fast gro

BIMSTEC-Japan Cooperation in Trade and Investment: A Sri Lankan Perspective – Download

Title : BIMSTEC-Japan Cooperation in Trade and Investment: A Sri Lankan Perspective Authors : Janaka Wijayasiri and Deshal De Mel Abstract: BIMSTEC is one of many regional trade agreements that Sri Lanka has signed up to. At present the potential for benefits from the BIMSTEC agreemen

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