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India's Comprehensive Trade Agreements

Implications for Development Trajectory

Smitha Francis is thankful to the Indian Council for Social Science Research for a research grant that supported a research survey of India’s preferential trade agreements, the original inspiration for this work, and gratefully acknowledges the comments received from Jayati Ghosh, Prabhat Patnaik and Amiya Bagchi, and the participants at the ICSSR Research Surveys Workshop, 4-7 May 2011, at ICSSR, New Delhi. An earlier version of this paper was presented at the ARTNeT Symposium “Competitiveness and Economic Diversifi cation in Asia and the Pacific – Towards a Return of Industrial Policy”, 25 July 2011, UNESCAP, Bangkok. The usual caveat applies.

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