Research Seminar on Financial Integration in the South Asian Region
In association with
Organizing a One-Day Research Seminar
“Financial Integration in the South Asian Region”
On April 1, 2017
Venue: Room No. 115, Arts Faculty Building, University of Delhi South Campus
1. Technical Session 1 :10.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.
Prof Muneesh Kumar, Dean, Faculty of Commerce and Business and HeadDepartment of Financial Studies, University of Delhi (Session Chair)
Connectivity and South Asian Integration
Prof Prabir De, RIS and Editor, South Asia Economic Journal, Sage Publication
Economic and Financial Integration in South Asia
Prof Sanjay Sehgal, Department of Financial Studies, University of Delhi
Trade Integration Initiatives in South Asia
Prof Somesh K Mathur, Humanities and Social Sciences Department, IIT Kanpur
Tea : 11.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.
2. Technical Session 2 : 11.30 a.m. to 13:00p.m
Presentation of the detailed work of ICSSR Sponsored Major Research Project on “Financial
Integration in the South Asian Region: An Empirical Study” by Principal Investigator Prof
Sanjay Sehgal and Co- Investigator Dr. Wasim Ahmad and their team
Lunch : 13:00 p.m. to 14.00 p.m.
3. Technical Session 3 : 14:00 p.m. to 16:00 p.m
Impact of SAPTA and SAFTA on Intra-Regional Trade in South Asia: An Empirical Analysis
Dr. Sushil Kumar (RIS) and Prof. Shahid Ahmed (JamiaMiliaIslamia)
Have Bilateral Investment Treaties increased FDI into South Asia?
Sarthak Agrawal and Tanya Sethi (SRCC, Economics Hons Students)
Bilateral trade costs and growth of trade in services: India and China a comparative study
Amrita Roy and Somesh K. Mathur (IIT Kanpur)
Role of China in South Asian Financial Market Integration: An Empirical Study
Prof Sanjay Sehgal, Piyush Pandey, Sakshi Saini (Dept. of Financial Studies, Delhi University)
Tea : 16:00p.m onwards