International Trade

Will IPRs restrict access to Covid Vaccine?

November 23, 2020

The IPR waiver would allow all countries to choose to neither grant nor enforce patents and other IPRs related to COVID-19 drugs, vaccines, diagnostics and other technologies for the duration of the pandemic until global herd immunity is achieved. This move harkens back 20 years to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, when affordable generic HIV drugs, made in countries where patents did not block production, began saving millions of people’s lives.

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Imperialism in the Asian Century-Lessons for Indian Economic Policies

July 31, 2020

India’s institutional policy has to complement its industrial policy and not the other way round

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How COVID-19 is going to change the future of Free Trade

May 22, 2020

This pandemic has exposed the inherent weaknesses of state functioning and questioned the very structure on which modern economies have been thriving.

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Is COVID19 last nail in the coffin of the Free Trade?

May 19, 2020

The medium-term impact of the pandemic on international trade and the degree of efficacy of anti-free trade measures depends on the ability of the domestic producers and service providers to scale up operations

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