Narhari Rao

Deputy Country Director
South Asia Department (SARD)


  • | Papers and Briefs | South Asia Working Papers

    Understanding Food Inflation in India

    Over the last few years, persistently high food inflation has been one of the major concerns facing India. The behavior and determinants of food inflation need to be analyzed.

  • | Papers and Briefs | Economic Staff Papers

    The Emerging Global Trading Environment and Developing Asia

    This paper is being carried out in two phases: the first focusing on a region wide analysis and the second on an in-depth examination of possible country-specific strategies for ten Asian developing countries (ADC). It provides a summary of the results emerging from the first phase of the study. Included here are the agreements relating to the Multifibre Arrangement, intellectual property rights, antidumping, safeguards, and dispute settlement understanding.