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RESULT SANEI 16th Round Regional Research Competition Regional Integration in South Asia - PHASE II

RESULT SANEI 16th Round Regional Research Competition Regional Integration in South Asia - PHASE II

RESULT SANEI 16th Round Regional Research Competition Regional Integration in South Asia - PHASE II

  • 22 Jan, 2015

SANEI 16th Round Regional Research Competition
Regional Integration in South Asia - PHASE II

SANEI 16th Round Regional Research Competition
22 January 2015


Reviews of the proposals submitted under the SANEI 16th Round RRC on Regional Integration in South Asia - PHASE II has been finalized. A total of 10 research studies are funded under this round out of which 9 research studies are funded under the SANEI-GDN bilateral agreement and 1 research study under the  SANEI-ANU (Australian National University) agreement.

List of Grantees under the SANEI 16th Round RRC

16-01: Turab Hussain and Usman Khan
Affiliated Institute: Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), PAKISTAN
Study Title: Pakistan-India Agricultural Trade
Study Grant: USD 10,000.00
(This study is funded under the bilateral research agreement between SANEI and Australian National University)

16-02: Sirimal Abeyratne and Priyanga Dunusinghe
Affiliated Institute: Marga Institute, SRI LANKA
Study Title: Network Trade in South Asia: Product Fragmentation and Integration
Study Grant: USD 10,000.00

16-03: Vidya C T
Affiliated Institute: Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), INDIA
Study Title: Intra-Industry Trade in Services between South Asia and Major Trading Partners: Measurement, Determinants and Implications for Policy
Study Grant: USD 10,000.00

16-04: S. M. Zahedul Islam Chowdhury
Affiliated Institute: Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), BANGLADESH
Study Title: Impact of Natural Barrier on Competitiveness of Selected Bangladeshi Exportable
Agricultural Products in the International Market
Study Grant: USD 9,982.00

16-05: Nitya Nanda, Amrita Ghosh Dastidar and Saswata Chaudhury
Affiliated Institute: The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), INDIA
Study Title: Impact of FDI on Growth: An Empirical Analysis Involving South Asian Countries
Study Grant: USD 10,000.00

16-06: V. Sridhar
Affiliated Institute: Centre for Information Technology and Public Policy (CITAPP), INDIA
Study Title: Cross-border Digital Flows and its Economic Impacts
Study Grant: USD 9,660.00

16-07: Zareena Begum Irfan
Affiliated Institute: Madras School of Economics, INDIA
Study Title: Assessing Barriers of Trade in Service Sector of India: A Network Analysis to Reform Service for Inclusive and Sustainable Medical Tourism
Study Grant: USD 10,000.00

16-08: Sara Jabeen and Anwar Hussain
Affiliated Institute: Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, PAKISTAN
Study Title: Pakistan with and without SAFTA: Past and Future
Study Grant: USD 10,000.00

16-09: Januka Pandit
Affiliated Institute: Society for Rural Development and Green Care Nepal, NEPAL
Study Title: Potentiality of Intra-regional Trade Growth in South Asia
Study Grant: USD 9,900.00

16-10: Vighneswara Swamy
Affiliated Institute: ICFAI Business School–Hyderabad, INDIA
Study Title: Decomposing the Dynamics of Intra-Regional Investments in South Asia
Study Grant: USD 10,000.00


  • SANEI will sign an agreement with the affiliated institute for the duration of 01 (One) year starting from the 1 February 2015; a version of the agreement will be sent to the author(s) in couple of weeks.
  •  Necessary instructions will be given to complete the agreement .
  • Any changes required on the above list (i.e. addition of co-investigator, study title) please contact Samiul Ahsan at the SANEI Secretariat via email (saneibd@gmail.com).

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"SAARC Recognized Body" status of SANEI, renewed | SANEI Secretariat relocated in Kathmandu, Nepal | The Global Development Awards Competition is an innovative award scheme launched by GDN with the generous support from the Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan. The Awards Competition recognizes excellence in policy-oriented research, supports research capacity development of researchers in developing countries and funds innovative social development projects benefiting marginalized groups in the developing world. Since its inception in 2000, GDN has provided US$ 3.8 million in awards and travel grants to finalists and winners. The winners of the current round will be chosen by an eminent jury at GDN’s 17th Annual Global Development Conference to be held in Peru from 17-18 March, 2016; an event expected to be attended by over 200 practitioners in the field of development where finalists will present their proposals. Finalists from both award categories will be invited to present their proposals at the Conference. | SANEI is now associate member of International Economic Association |