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Publications

Books

  • (2016) India-Myanmar Border Trade: Policy and Implementation Measures,  Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.  
  • (2016) Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA), Bangkok: UNESCAP              (Forthcoming) 
  • (2016) Developmental Policies and Trade: Strengthening Global and Regional Value Chains through Rules of Origin (co-authored with R S Ratna) New Delhi: Bookwell (Forthcoming) 
  •  (2015) India’s Strategy for Economic Integration with CLMV, New Delhi: Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. 
  •  (2014). Meaning of Indian Economic Dynamism for the EAS Process, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Jakarta,
  • (2012). Regional Tradeand Economic Integration: Analytical Insights and Policy Options, New York Singapore: World Scientific (co-authored with Piyadasa Edisuriya and Anoop Swarup).
  • (2011) Perspectives on Rules of Origin, UK: Palgrave-Macmillan (co-authored with R S Ratna)
  • (2009) Potential for Trade in Services under SAFTA Agreement New Delhi: RIS. (co-authored with Nagesh Kumar and Prabir De)
  • (2005).Trade,Technology and Growth: On Analysis and Policies for Developing Countries, New Delhi: Bookwell.

Papers (including those in edited volumes

  • Das. Ram Upendra and Anup Kumar Jha. 2017. "India, Russia to step up geopolitical and economic cooperation in 2017" Russia and India Report. 23 January.
  • Das, Ram Upendra (2016), 'How to take Russia-India economic ties to the        next  level' Russia Direct, Russia, 15 October.
  • Das, Ram Upendra (2016), 'Cost of Non-Cooperation in South Asia: An Illustration and Way Forward' RIS Policy Brief no. 75, September.
  • Das, Ram Upendra (2016), 'Asia-Europe Connectivity Current Status, Constraints, and Way Forward' in Anita Prakash (ed) Asia-Europe Connectivity Vision 2015: Challenges and Opportunities. Jakarta: ERIA and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Mangolia.
  •  Das, Ram Upendra (2016), ‘Nairobi’s WTO Ministerial and its Broad  Implications’, The SARCist ISSN. 2455-1775, New Delhi, January. 
  •  Das, Ram Upendra (2015) ‘Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), India and  Asian Regionalism – Analysis’. Eurasia Review, Albany, Oregon, 2015,  ISSN 2330-717X December. 
  •  Das, Ram Upendra (2015) “Global Trade Regime and its Governance  through G20”, Towards an Innovative, Invigorated, Interconnected and  Inclusive World Economy, Beijing: IWEP, CASS, SIIS, RDCY, 14  December. 
  • Das, Ram Upendra (2015) 'Towards 'Make in South Asia' Evolving Regional Values Chains' RIS Discussion Paper # 199, New Delhi: Research and Information System for Developing Countries, July.
  •  Das, Ram Upendra (2015) ‘Trade and Investment Liberalization in India:  Implications for Productivity Gains’, in Khee Giap Tan and Kong Yam  Tan (Eds.) Foreign Direct Investment and Small and Medium  Enterprises:  Productivity and Access to Finance, Singapore: World    Scientific. May.
  •  Das, Ram Upendra ‘India-China Economic Engagements In A Global Context’ Eurasia Review, 2015 (co-author Reena Marwah). Albany, Oregon, 2015, ISSN 2330-717X, May 
  • Das, Ram Upendra (2015) “Fresh Perspectives needed to boost South Asian Connectivity” at East Asia Forum, Australian National University, Canberra, EAFQ: ISSN 1837-5081 (print); ISSN 1837-509X (online edition) February. 
  •  Das, Ram Upendra ‘Rationale for and Constraints to South Asia-Central Asia Economic Linkages’, Eurasia Review: Albany, Oregon, 2015, ISSN 2330-717X., February 
  •  Das, Ram Upendra (2014) ‘Trade and Investment Liberalization in India: Implications for Productivity Gains’, Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy, Vol. 05, No. 03, October, Singapore: World Scientific. 
  •  Das, Ram Upendra and Jay Dev Dubey (2014) ‘Mechanics of Intra-Industry Trade and FTA: Implications for India in RCEP’, RIS Discussion Paper # 190, New Delhi: Research and Information System for Developing Countries, March. 
  •  Das, Ram Upendra (2014) ‘India-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA): Some Implications for East Asian Economic Regionalism and RCEP’, RIS Discussion Paper # 186, New Delhi: Research and Information System for Developing Countries, January. 
  • Das, Ram Upendra (2013), ‘Regional Economic Integration: New Context and Analytical Constructs’ in Byasdeb Dasgupta (ed.) External Dimensions of an Emerging Economy, India, UK: Routledge.
  • Das, Ram Upendra (2012), ‘Regional Economic Integration in Central Asia’ presented at 2012 SPECA Economic Forum, organized by UNESCAP and UNECE, Bangkok.
  • Das, Ram Upendra (2012), ‘Impact of trade and investment liberalization on productivity in organized manufacturing in India’, Shujiro Urata, Hee Hahn Chin, Dionisius Narjoko (eds.), Economic Consequences of Globalization: Evidence from East Asia, April, New York and UK: Routledge.
  • Das, Ram Upendra, C. M. Vasudev and Madhukar Gupta (2011), ‘Regional Integration and Cooperation in Asia—An Indian Perspective, Global Journal of Emerging Market Economies, Vol. 3 No. 3. Los Angeles, London, New Delhi and Washington DC: SAGE.
  • Das, Ram Upendra (2011), ‘Regional Trade-FDI- Poverty Alleviation Linkages – Some Analytical and Empirical Explorations’ in Ulrich Volz (ed.) (2011), Regional Integration, Economic Development and Global Governance, USA and UK: Edward Elgar.
  • Das, Ram Upendra (2011), ‘Productivity in the Era of Trade and Investment Liberalization in India’, Discussion Paper # 174, New Delhi: RIS.
  • Das, Ram Upendra (2011), ‘Economic integration: a driver for development’, East Asia Forum Quarterly, Vol.3 No.3 July-September.
  • Das, Ram Upendra, (2010) “Rules of Origin under Regional Trade Agreements”, Discussion Paper # 163, New Delhi: RIS
  • Das, Ram Upendra, (2009), “Imperatives of Regional Economic Integration in Asia in the Context of Developmental Asymmetries: Some Policy Suggestions.” ADBI Working Paper 172, Tokyo: ADBI
  • Das, Ram Upendra, (2009) “Regional Trade-FDI-Poverty alleviation linkages : some analytical and empirical explorations”, Discussion Paper 18/2009, Bonn : DIE
  • Das, Ram Upendra, (2009) “Regional Economic Integration in South Asia: Prospects and Challenges”, Discussion Paper # 157, New Delhi: RIS
  • Das, Ram Upendra, (2007) "Technological advances and industrial characteristics: Some evidence from developed and developing countries." Economics Bulletin, Vol. 15, No. 4 pp. 1-13, US: Vanderbilt University
  • Das, Ram Upendra and Ramaa Sambamurty (2006), ‘Addressing Global Growth Asymmetries through Regional Trade Integration: Some Explorations’, RIS Discussion Paper # 116, December.
  • Das, Ram Upendra (2006), ‘Poverty Reduction in South Asia through Productive Employment’, SAARC Regional Poverty Profile 2005, SAARC Secretariat (contributor).
  • Das, Ram Upendra (2006), ‘Free Trade Theory’, in International Trade TheorySchool of Social Sciences, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi.
  • Das, Ram Upendra (2006), ‘Alternative Explanations of Trade’, in International Trade TheorySchool of Social Sciences, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi.
  • Das, Ram Upendra (2006), ‘Gains from Free Trade and Welfare’, in International Trade TheorySchool of Social Sciences, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi. (Co-authored with and Annanya Ghosh Dastidar).
  • Das, Ram Upendra (2006), ‘Regional Trading Blocs’, in Theory of Regional BlocsSchool of Social Sciences, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi.
  • Das, Ram Upendra (2006), ‘International Capital Mobility and the Emerging Monetary System’, in Theory of Regional BlocsSchool of Social Sciences, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi. (Co-authored with Manmohan Aggarwal)
  • “Economic Reforms and Implications for Labour Markets”, (Co-authored with V. R. Panchamukhi and Nagesh Kumar), in Agarwala, R., Nagesh Kumar and Michelle Riboud, (eds.), Reforms, Labour Markets and Social Security in India, Oxford University Press, New Delhi for the World Bank Institute and RIS, 2004.
  • “Industrial Restructuring and Export Competitiveness of the Textiles and Clothing Sector in SAARC in the Context of MFA Phase-out”, RIS Discussion Paper No. 85, 2004.
  • “Implications of FDI-Development Linkages for Developing Countries: A Special Reference to the Indian Case”, FOCUS WTO, Volume IV, No. 3, Sept.-Oct. 2002.
  • Conceptual and Policy Issues in Rules of OriginSouth Asia Economic Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2, July-December 2001, Sage
  •  “Economic Reforms, Regional Integration and Labour Markets in the South Asian     Region”, South Asia Economic Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, January-June 2001,   Sage pp.3-30, (Co-authored with V. R. Panchamukhi)
  • ‘Import Policy and Export Promotion’, in Sen, S., Trade and Dependence, New Delhi: Sage, 2000, (Co-authored with Sunanda Sen)
  • Economic Reforms, Regional Integration and Labour Markets in the SAARC Region, SAAT Working Papers, ILO, New Delhi, 1999. (Co-authored with V. R. Panchamukhi)
  • India and SAARC: Prospects for Trade and Investment Cooperation, EXIM Bank of India, Occasional Paper: Mumbai, 1998. (Co-authored with V. R. Panchamukhi)
  • "Comparative Advantage and Pattern of Trade in Asia", (Co-authored with V. L. Rao) in Panchamukhi, V.R. and R. Sobhan (eds.), Towards An Asian Economic Area, Macmillan, 1995
  • India and ASEAN: Issues in Sectoral Dialogue Partnership, RIS Occasional Paper No. 41, New Delhi, 1993. (Co-authored with V. L. Rao)
  • "Import Liberalisation as a Tool of Economic Policy in India since Mid‑Eighties", Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XXVII, No. 12, March 21, 1992, pp. 585‑594. (Co-authored with Sunanda Sen)

 

Reports

  • RIS (2015) World Trade and Development Report 2015 
  • RIS (2015) South Asia Development and Cooperation Report 2015 (Team Leader) 
  • RIS (2013) Report of Southern Providers on South-South Cooperation, New Delhi
  • RIS (2008) South Asia Development and Cooperation Report 2008, New Delhi: OUP (Contributor).
  • World Trade and Development Report 2007, RIS and OUP: New Delhi (Contributor).
  • SAARC Secretariat (2006), Regional Poverty Profile 2005, UNDP (Contributor).
  • Towards an Employment-Oriented Export Strategy: Some Explorations, RIS, 2006 (Contributor).
  • Future Directions of BIMST-EC: Towards a Bay of Bengal Economic Community (BoBEC), RIS/IPS/ITD/CPD, 2004 (Contributor).
  • South Asia Development and Cooperation Report 2004, RIS (Contributor).
  • World Trade and Development Report 2003: Cancun and Beyond, RIS and Academic Foundation: New Delhi (Contributor).
  • Globalization and the Non-Aligned Movement: An Economic Agenda for Action, RIS Background Document, XIII NAM Summit, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 20-25 February 2003 (Contributor- including chapters on Development with a Human Face).
  • South Asia Development and Cooperation Report 2001/02, RIS (Contributor).
  • India's Border Trade with Select Neighbouring Countries, 1996, UNESCAP. (Co-authored with V. L. Rao and Srinath Baruah)

 

Unpublished Studies (Prepared for Inter-governmental Negotiations)

  •  Institutional Mechanisms for Trade in Services and Statistics, SAARC Secretariat-ADB, 2012. 
  •  Issues in East Asia Summit, prepared for Government of India, 2011
  •  Potential for Economic Integration in Trade in Traditional Medicines in  the SAARC  Region, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, GOI, 2010
  • ‘India-EU Broad-based Trade and Investment Agreement (BTI)  Negotiations in Trade in Services with special reference to Audio-Visual Services, prepared for Ministry of Information and Broadcasting’, Government of India, 2009
  • ‘Identification of Gender Sensitive Items of Trade in India’, prepared for  Commonwealth Secretariat, London and Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, 2009
  • ‘Potentials for Investment Cooperation between India and Australia’ under India-Australia JSG on India-New Zealand CECA, 2008
  • ‘Potentials for Trade Cooperation between India and Australia’ under India-Australia JSG on India-New Zealand CECA, 2008
  • ‘Potentials for Investment Cooperation between India and New Zealand’ under India-New Zealand JSG on India-New Zealand CECA, 2008
  • ‘Potentials for Trade Cooperation between India and New Zealand’ under India-New Zealand JSG on India-New Zealand CECA, 2008
  • ‘Potentials for Investment Cooperation between India and Indonesia’ under India-Indonesia JSG on India-Indonesia CECA, 2008
  • ‘Potentials for Trade Cooperation between India and Indonesia’ under India-Indonesia JSG on India-Indonesia CECA, 2008
  • ‘Afghanistan as a Member of the SAFTA Agreement: An Analysis of its Economic Implications’, for the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, 2007.
  • ‘Identification of Item of Product Specific Derogation’s on Rules of Origin for ASEAN-India FTA’ for the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, 2007.
  • ‘Trade in Goods under India-GCC FTA’ for the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, 2006 (co-authored with S.R. Pradhan).
  • ‘India-Pakistan Trade and Economic Relations: Prospects and Challenges’ for the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.
  • ‘Feasibility of Establishing Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) Between India and Malaysia, conducted for Joint Study Group (JSG), Government of India and Government of Malaysia, 2006.
  • ‘South Asian Economic Integration SAFTA and Beyond’, Prepared for South Asia Centre for Policy Studies, RIS-IPS, 2006 (co-authored with Nagesh Kumar and Saman Kelegama).
  • ‘India’s Trade in Audio-Visual Services under GATS’ for the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, 2006 (co-authored with Pawan Chopra).
  • ‘Relevance of Investment in India-GCC Partnership’ for the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, 2005 (co-authored with S.R. Pradhan).
  • ‘Rules of Origin issues in India’s Economic Partnership Agreements with ASEAN and other Countries’, for the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, 2005.
  • SAARC Secretariat (2005), Regional Poverty Profile 2004, UNDP (Contributor).
  • A Feasibility Study on a Free Trade Agreement between India and Thailand, Prepared for Joint Working Group on India-Thailand Free Trade Agreement (Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of India and Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of Thailand), December 2002 (co-authored with S. Ratanakomut and S. Mallikamas). (Downloadable from http://www.depthai.go.th/th/newDep/FTA/India/study.pdf).
  • Economic Impact of Trade and Investment Facilitation and Liberalisation in South Asia (BBIN) Growth Quadrangle: A Developmental Perspective, Asian Development Bank, Manila
  • India’s EXIM Policy (2002-07): Some Strategic Policy Proposals, Government of India, January 2001 
                                                     


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