Sponsored Research Projects
Longitudinal data arise when individuals are followed over time.
This is a three year multi-country study involving researchers in India, Jamaica, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala and Barbados). It aims to understand the nature of medical value travel between Canada and the selected countries and the health equity implications of such trade in health services, based on primary surveys in various field locations in these countries.
This study has been done for the World Bank. It examines Bangladesh's potential for exporting services to the rest of the world and the policies required to tap these opportunities and overcome associated constraints in the domestic and external markets.
This study has been done for the World Bank's South Asia Report. It examines the prospects for and challenges to regional integration of services in South Asia.
This is a 2-year research project which is being done jointly by the IIM Bangalore, the European University Institute in Florence, Maastricht University, and the Indian Council for Overseas Employment under the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs.
Strengthening regulatory frameworks and enhancing capacity in India’s legal and accountancy services sectors: A roadmap for reforms
This project examines the current policy environment in India's legal and accountancy services sectors.
Slums in our cities have become a regular feature of the urban landscape; NSSO estimates suggest that there were 52,000 slums in 2002 - notified and otherwise across the entire country in urban areas.
This project examines the prospects for cooperation and increased economic integration in services among the BRICS. It analyses trends in services output, trade, investment, liberalization and regulatory reforms in selected service sectors in each of the BRICS countries. It discusses the possibilities for strengthening their trade and investment ties in services.
The current initiative was born out of a year-long study with 100 poor families in Ramanagara. Entitled the ''Financial Diaries of the Poor'', the study tracked the daily financial inflows and outflows of these families. Unsurprisingly, the one strong need that was expressed by a majority of the participants was that of a regular source of livelihoods.
The project is a joint initiative of the Centre for Public Policy at IIMB and the Karnataka Health System Development and Reform Project.