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Comparative Analysis of India’s and China’s Engagement with their Respective Diaspora

Gauri Agarwal | Mar 2017

This paper seeks to address the Indian government’s engagement with its diaspora in comparison to the Chinese government’s engagement with its diaspora.

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China a ‘Strong Internet Power’ (网络强国) and Its Evolving Relationship with ASEAN

Dev Lewis | Feb 2017

This paper seeks to look at China's aspirations of becoming a "strong Internet power" and the various laws, policies and plans that it has put in place to support this and its engagement with the ASEAN region.


Moving Forward on Parallel Tracks?A New Perspective on the BCIM Initiatives

Patricia Uberoi | Sep 2016

This paper seeks to address three interrelated issues : realtionship between Track II and Track I levels of engagement, potentialities of sub-regional groupings and India's concer for OBOR from the standpoint of the of the BCIM initiative.

Report of the 11th Interethnic/Interfaith Leadership Conference, Dharamshala, India, 28 April-1 May 2016

Jaya Kumari | Jun 2016

The paper is a report of the 11th Interethnic/Interfaith Leadership (IIL) Conference was held from 28th April 2016 till 1st May 2016 in Dharamshala, India.


Social Unrest and Resistances: State and the Social Sector in China during the Reform Period

Madhurima Nundy | Jun 2016

This paper looks at social unrest, resistances and growth of non-governmental organisations in the social sector arising from consequences of the reform agenda in the last three decades.


China’s Minorities: State of Research in India

Tshering Chonzom | Sep 2015

The data more or less speaks for itself. It is clear that in the research focus of students, university faculty, analysts to think tanks, there is a lop-sided focus on Tibet related issues.


China’s ‘New Tianxia’ and the Indian Response

Jabin T Jacob | May 2015

By keeping out scholars trying to learn more about India, New Delhi also loses a chance of influencing them and if anything, solidifies negative opinions or misperceptions about India.


China and Myanmar’s 2015 Elections: Plus Ça Change, Plus C’est La Même Chose?

Jabin T Jacob | Apr 2015

With Myanmar’s second general elections now due in late 2015, it is important to examine what impact Myanmar’s transition to electoral ‘democracy’ has for China and how China itself might seek to act in response to that transition.


The BCIM Economic Corridor: A Leap into the Unknown?

Patricia Uberoi | Nov 2014

The BCIM Forum for Regional Economic Cooperation, earlier known as the ‘Kunming Initiative’, was founded in 1999 with the objective of promoting trade and economic development in the sub-region stretching from south west China to eastern India..


China’s Provinces and Foreign Policy: Lessons and Implications for India and its States

Jabin T Jacob | Oct 2014

Even without their rising world profiles as a starting point, it has long been a common enough exercise to compare and contrast India and China at various stages since the end of the Second World War.


Labour Dynamics and Social Security in Leather-Based Enterprises in Mumbai and Shanghai- A Preliminary Background Study

P K Anand | Sep 2014

In the late 1980s and early 1990s under the forces of Globalization, Liberalization and Privatization, sustained changes were brought in the patterns of economic production and distribution.


BCIM Economic Corridor in West Bengal: A View from Districts Bordering Bangladesh and North Bengal

Samir Sharma | Aug 2014

The proposed BCIM EC can be seen as an opportunity for India to develop the regions of Northeast as well as those areas located in North Bengal (NB).


Comparing the Role of Diaspora in Expansion of Marketed Healthcare in China and India: 1950s To Present

Seemi Zafar | Jul 2014

The imposition of new economic reforms were based on the dominant argument of inefficiency of public health systems, which was imagined to be alleviated through a decisive role of the market – to enhance both equity and efficiency.


An India-China Comparative Perspective on Minorities: Some Preliminary Explorations

Samir Sharma | Jun 2014

China defines itself as a ‘unitary multi-national state’ while the Indian Constitution declares that India is a ‘Union of States’. This philosophy behind such a framing is crucial for our understanding of minorities and autonomy.


China’s Compulsory Education Law

Sreemati Chakrabarti | Mar 2014

The PRC’s achievements in basic education, in comparison with most developing countries, have not been disputed. At Liberation in 1949 the literacy rate was less than twenty percent and by the turn of the century it reached eighty-five percent.


Diplomacy Systems & Processes: Comparing India & China

Kishan S Rana | Feb 2014

What are the key characteristics of the diplomacy of India and China? To what extent is diplomatic capacity an issue in the management of a country’s foreign policy?


American Philanthropy in Health Governance in China and India: Role, Motivations and Transformations

Aprajita Sarcar | Jan 2014

The first and foremost linkage between the need for philanthropy in both countries comes from the scenarios of underdevelopment in both countries. Even as the most populous nations are set to compete with each other over development and population indices


Food and Feed in a Resource Constrained System: Revisiting China's Agrarian Questions

Sriram Natarajan | Dec 2013

The ‘Agrarian Question’ in China is still in a process of unfolding after undergoing two major transitions one in the middle of the twentieth century (socialization) and another in the early 1980s (reforms).


Recent Trends in Health Sector Reforms and Commercialisation of Public Hospitals in China

Madhurima Nundy and Rama V Baru | Dec 2013

Several scholars have commented on the content and process of reform as encompassing both developed and developing countries and acknowledge that it is a global process informed by the principles of new public management (NPM).


Sino-Indian Cooperation in their Border Areas: Rationale, Challenges and Opportunities

Jabin T Jacob | Nov 2013

As Asia’s two most important powers and as neighbours, relations between China and India at their borders are just as important as their bilateral relations in other dimensions.


The BCIM Forum: Retrospect and Prospect

Patricia Uberoi | Nov 2013

The BCIM is an activity that is manifestly consistent with India’s Look-East Policy (LEP) and also with the long-term demand of India’s North Eastern Region (NER) for the opening of trade, connectivity and people-to-people contacts...


Chinese Manufacturers’ Response to ‘Trade Remedies’: From Dumping to Intelligent Trading

Aravind Yelery | Jul 2013

The Chinese manufacturing industry played a dynamic role in expanding limits of its geoeconomics. The trade relations and the economics behind it proved crucial to ascertain China’s global rise.