Economic Policy Research


Freelance Expert on Trade, Economic and Social Policies involved in basic and strategic economic research, report writing, analysis and advising on trade policy based in New Delhi.


I have more than 15 years of experience in drafting strategy, conducting research on private sector, trade policy & macro-economy issues and, providing analysis, advice and assistance to the private sector, trade negotiators and policymakers on trade and investment issues.


I have primarily conducted survey based research, data analysis from secondary sources such as CMIE Prowess and qualitative analysis based on interviews.


Research experience:

  • trade in good and services
  • analysis of tariffs
  • global value chains
  • rules of origin
  • standards
  • foreign direct investment
  • public procurement
  • intellectual property rights
  • India’s trade policy
  • national regulatory and policies e.g. India, Indonesia and African countries
  • EU-India trade & economic relations
  • World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  • Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)
  • competition policy
  • trade & environment
  • trade facilitation
  • third country bilateral relations such as between China-South Korea and Ukraine-Russia
  • Generalised System of Preferences schemes of the US and EU
  • sectoral policies in metals, chemicals and fibre
  • trade and investment barriers faced by the private sector
  • worker and gender relations in textile factories



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