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 DevelopmentJournal 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.

Opinion

20 December 2016
With efforts to address climate change and the transition to clean energy central to the success of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, this article explores the extent to which trade rules are supportive of the Agenda’s objectives that relate to climate change and clean energy. The...
1 July 2015
Trade and the environment have been pitted against each other for far too long. Way back in 1971, in the run-up to the landmark Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment, the then GATT Secretariat prepared a study entitled “Industrial Pollution Control and International Trade”. Even at that...