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Dr. Swati Verma

Dr. Swati Verma

Assistant Professor


Swati Verma is an Assistant Professor at the Institute. She has M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Her doctoral research mainly focused on studying the impact of FDI on foreign exchange flows in the manufacturing sector of India in the post-reform phase. She qualified NET (UGC) examination and was awarded Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in 2008.


Her research interests are in the broad areas of Foreign Direct Investment, Intra-firm trade, International Trade and Transfer Pricing. Also, she is interested in working on technology collaborations and technology transfer issues specifically related to FDI.


Currently, she is working on an ICSSR sponsored major project titled as ‘Understanding FDI linked trade through related party transactions: A Study of Manufacturing Foreign Subsidiaries in India’.



Areas of Interest/Specialisation

Foreign Direct Investment, Intra-firm trade, International Trade , Transfer Pricing , Technology transfer


Recent Publications

  • Foreign Exchange use Pattern of Manufacturing Foreign Affiliates in the Post-Reform India : Issues and Concerns (Swati Verma, August 2015, Working Paper No. 183, ISID)
  • Current Account Fallout of FDI in Post-reform India: Evidence from manufacturing sector {Swati Verma, Vol. 50, Issue No. 39, 26 September 2015, Economic and Political Weekly}
  • FDI, Technology Transfer and Payments for Know-how : A Case study of Automobile Sector (Swati Verma and K.V.K. Ranganathan, March 2016, Working Paper No. 190, ISID)
  • Pursuing FDI for Technology : Is ‘Access’ Enough {Swati Verma, Vol. 53, Issue?? No. 29, 21 July 2018, Economic and Political Weekly}