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Kasturi Das

Associate Professor at Institute of Management Technology

Associate Professor, Economics and International Business, Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad; Visiting Faculty, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) University and Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi. Serves as a referee for World Development, Journal of World Intellectual Property, among other journals. Former: Senior faculty member with various government of India think tanks including the Centre for WTO Studies, New Delhi. Has advised the Government of India on climate change and WTO-related issues. Held the ‘Governance of Clean Development Visiting Fellowship 2011’ at the University of East Anglia, UK. Has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and has contributed several book chapters – the latest one in Edward Elgar’s Research Handbook on Environment, Health and the WTO. Research interests include WTO issues, intellectual property rights, trade-climate interface, CDM, technology transfer, among other areas.


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