Category Archives: FDI

Twenty Five Years of Economic Reforms; By K. Subramanian

CAS article no. 0127/2016 Courtesy: Chennai Centre for China Studies It is better to study the progress of economic reforms more as a study in political economy than as one on economics per se. Policymakers world over have given up their attachment to abstract theories. They are keener to examine the acceptability of prescriptions to various sections of the society, the embedded institutional structures and, more importantly, the class composition…. Read Article →

Why is OBOR Not at All a Good Idea for India?; By Commodore R. S. Vasan IN (Retd.)

CAS article no. 0077/2016 Courtesy: Chennai Centre for China Studies From the time the OBOR was conceptualized towards end of 2013, there have been plenty of discussions on the usefulness of this project to Asia, Africa and beyond.  It is also being made out that it will bring about greater connectivity, prosperity and regional economic integration.  Many countries across continents have joined the initiative.  India the regional super power in… Read Article →

China Opens Door Wider for Private Investors; By Shastri Ramachandaran

CAS article no. 0045/2016 Courtesy: DNA India The legislature sessions of a state controlled by the Communist Party is doing more to encourage private capital than parliamentary democracy in the neighbourhood. This is in contrast to the situation in India, where Parliament is stalled, and the government is unable to deliver promised reforms (GST, for example) that would bring forth investments into the market and for infrastructure development. This is… Read Article →