Industry, Infrastructure, Trade and Finance

Report Title : Innovations for Sustainability among Micro and Small Enterprises: Case Studies in India
Year of Completion : 2016
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsors : Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Report Title : Policy-oriented Evaluative Research Study on the Handicraft Sector in the Rural and Cottage Industry of Gujarat
Year of Completion : 2016
Researchers : Keshab Das and N. Lalitha
Sponsors : Industrial Extension Cottage (INDEXT-C), Commissionerate of Cottage and Rural Industries, Government of Gujarat, Gandhinagar
Report Title : Base Line Survey on Cotton Farming under Fairtrade Conditions in India
Year of Completion : 2015
Researcher : N. Lalitha
Sponsor : Fairtrade International, Germany
Report Title : Socio-Economic Implications of Protecting Handicrafts Through the System Geographical Indications
Year of Completion : 2014
Researcher : N. Lalitha
Sponsor : Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi
Report Title : Factors Affecting the Distribution Losses in Rural Power Supply in Gujarat: A Case Study of Talukas under PGVCL
Year of Completion : 2014
Researcher : P.K. Viswanathan
Sponsors : Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), Gandhinagar
Report Title : Policy Initiatives for Promotion of Industry and Exports: The Case of Gujarat
Year of Completion : 2014
Researcher : Tara S. Nair
Sponsor : Jadavpur University, West Bengal
Report Title : Assessing the Poverty Impact of Sustainability Standards: Indian Tea
Year of Completion : 2013
Researchers : N. Lalitha, V. Nelson, A. Martin, H. Posthumus
Sponsor : Department for International Development (DFID), UK
Report Title : Policy Initiatives for Promotion of Industry and Exports: The Case of Gujarat
Year of Completion : 2013
Researcher : Tara S. Nair
Sponsor : Jadavpur University, West Bengal
Report Title : Techno-Economic and Social Impacts of Water Saving Technologies in Agriculture: A Case Study of PINS and MIS in Gujarat
Year of Completion : 2013
Researchers : P. K. Viswanathan and Chandra Sekhar Bahinipati
Sponsors : Gujarat Water Resources Development Corporation Ltd., Gandhinagar
Report Title : LMCP – A Saga of Excellence
Year of Completion : 2012
Researcher : N. Lalitha
Sponsor : LMCP Alumni Research Society, Ahmedabad.
Report Title : Innovation Systems for Inclusive Development: Lessons from Rural China and India
Year of Completion : 2012
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsor : International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada.
Report Title : Developing Regional Value Chains in South Asian Leather Clusters: Issues, Options and an Indian Case
Year of Completion : 2012
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsors : Asian Development Bank, Manila (through the Research and Information System for Developing Countries, New Delhi)
Report Title : Fairtrade Cotton: Assessing Impact in Mali, Senegal, Cameroo
Year of Completion : 2011
Researchers : Valerie Nelson and Sally Smith (Drawing on research by: Laure Brun, Malick Ndiaye, Mamadou Amadou Sow, Blane Harvey, Lalitha Narayanan, Ila Mehta, Rutwik G
Sponsors : University of Greenwich and Institute of Development Studies, UK.
Report Title : Exploring Regional Patterns of Internationalization of Indian Firms: Leanings of Policy
Year of Completion : 2011
Researchers : Jaya Prakash Pradhan and Keshab Das
Sponsor : Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi
Report Title : The Rising Powers and Global Standards Research Network (India Component)
Year of Completion : 2011
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsors : Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), UK (through the University of Manchester, UK).
Report Title : Impact of Industrialisation and its related activities on the Marine National Park, Jamnagar
Year of Completion : 2010
Researchers : P.K. Viswanathan and Jyoti Parikh,(Assistance from: Kinjal Pathak & Ila Mehta)
Sponsors : Integrated Research and Action for Development (IRADe), New Delhi
Report Title : Challenges, Opportunities and Imperatives for Techno-Economic-Institutional Reforms under Trade Liberalisation: Case Studies of Tea and Rubber Plantations
Year of Completion : 2009
Researchers : P.K. Viswanathan and Amita Shah
Sponsor : SANEI, Pakistan
Report Title : Policy and Status Paper on Cluster Development in India
Year of Completion : 2007
Researchers : Keshab Das (with M. Gulati, T. Sarkar and S. Banerjee of the Foundation for MSME Clusters, New Delhi)
Sponsors : Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (through the Foundation for MSME Clusters, New Delhi)
Report Title : Gujarat Pharma 1907-2007
Year of Completion : 2007
Researcher : N. Lalitha
Sponsor : Zydus Cadila, Ahmedabad
Report Title : Indian Plant Biotechnology Regulations: Issues in Enforcement
Year of Completion : 2007
Researchers : N. Lalitha (with Bharat Ramaswami, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, and Carl Pray, Rutgers University, New Jersey)
Sponsor : United States Department of Agriculture
Report Title : Job Creation Potentials of Micro and Small Enterprises in Clusters and Public Policy
Year of Completion : 2004
Researchers : Keshab Das (with Tara S. Nair, MICA, Ahmedabad and M. Vijayabaskar, MIDS, Chennai)
Sponsor : Co-authored). Sponsored by the International Labour Organisation, Subregional Office for South Asia, New Delhi, December 2004.
Report Title : Trade, Investment and Economic Cooperation Between China and South Asia
Year of Completion : 2004
Researchers : Jeemol Unni and Uma Rani
Sponsor : Institute of Developing Economies, Japan
Report Title : Food Security and Sustainable Production Systems in India: Implications Under Trade Liberalisation
Year of Completion : 2004
Researcher : Amita Shah
Sponsor : Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, New Delhi
Report Title : The Domestic Politics of TRIPs: Pharmaceutical Interests, Public Health, and NGO Influence in India.
Year of Completion : 2003
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsors : DFID-funded Globalisation and Poverty Research Programme, University of Sussex, UK.
Report Title : Issues Before the Pharmaceutical Industry under the Proposed Patent System: A Case Study of Gujarat
Year of Completion : 2001
Researcher : N. Lalitha
Sponsor : Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi
Report Title : Socio-economic Impact of an Industrial Estate: A Study of Ankleshwar, Gujarat, India
Year of Completion : 2001
Researchers : Amita Shah and Vinish Kathuria
Sponsors : Ankleshwar Industries Association and Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation
Report Title : A Study of Salt Workers in Gujarat
Year of Completion : 2000
Researchers : Sudarshan Iyengar and Uma Rani
Sponsor : Oxfam (India), New Delhi
Report Title : Informal Sector in the National Economy and Gujarat State: An Analysis of Its Growth Dynamics and Contribution to National Income
Year of Completion : 2000
Researcher : N. Lalitha
Sponsor : Ford Foundation, New Delhi (through SEWA-NCAER)
Report Title : Introduction of Thrift and Credit Groups under Madhya Pradesh Sericulture Project
Year of Completion : 1999
Researchers : Tara S. Nair, Mariko Okamoto (Konan University) and Mikiko Nagai (Nippon Koei Company Limited)
Sponsor : Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund, Tokyo
Report Title : Diagnostic Study of Drugs and Pharmaceutical Clusters in Ahmedabad and Vadodara
Year of Completion : 1999
Researchers : Keshab Das (with Harish Padh, PERD Centre, Ahmedabad)
Sponsor : United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, New Delhi
Report Title : Issues in Estimating Income and Employment in Informal Manufacturing: Study of Ceramicware Industry in Gujarat
Year of Completion : 1999
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsor : Ford Foundation, New Delhi (through SEWA-NCAER)
Report Title : Overcoming Constraints to the Growth and Transformation of Small Firms
Year of Completion : 1998
Researchers : Keshab Das (with Sebastain Morris, Rakesh Basant, K. Ramachandran and Abraham Koshy of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad)
Sponsor : Ministry of Industry, Government of India. (Through the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad)
Report Title : Socio-Economic Impact of Industrialisation in Saurashtra Coastal Area
Year of Completion : 1997
Researchers : Amita Shah (with Indira Hirway, Gandhi Labour Institute, Ahmedabad)
Sponsor : Oxfam (India)
Report Title : Flexibility in Small and Medium Enterprises: Two Studies from Gujarat
Year of Completion : 1996
Researcher : Keshab Das
Sponsor : Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi
Report Title : The Role of State Governments in Implementing Industrial Policies in the Post Liberaliatin Ear: The Case of Gujarat and Maharashtra
Year of Completion : 1996
Researcher : N. Lalitha
Sponsor : Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi
Report Title : Impact of Increase in Fertilizer Prices in Gujarat
Year of Completion : 1992
Researchers : D.C. Sah and Amita Shah
Sponsor : GSFC, Vadodara
Report Title : Agro Mechanical Technology in a Developed Area: A Study of Its Diffusion
Year of Completion : 1988
Researcher : Rakesh Basant
Sponsor : Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi
Report Title : Voluntary Agencies, Banks and the Rural Poor in Gujarat: Six Case Studies
Year of Completion : 1988
Researchers : Sudarshan Iyengar and Pravin Visaria
Sponsors : National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
Report Title : Diffusion of Agro-Mechanical Technology
Year of Completion : 1987
Researchers : Rakesh Basant and K.K. Subrahmanian
Sponsor : Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi