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Business & Economics

India has emerged as a global economic force in the last few decades. A wide range of information on India’s economy is available at the Web sites listed below. In addition, updates and current trends may be accessed from a variety of daily newspapers and magazines in India and in the international media. See News Outlets.

Business and Economy
Online magazine published by the Indian Institute of Planning and Management based in New Delhi.

business-economics.jpgBusiness Culture in India, with Prof. Jacobus Boers.

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
The oldest and largest business organization in India.

Global Edge India
Information on India’s economy and business from the Michigan State University resource for global business knowledge.

India Business and Economics
Reference sources on India’s economic indicators, international trade, financial systems, industry, and news from the Pennsylvania State University Library.

India in Business
Investment and Technology Promotion Division, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.

India in Business: Economy
Information on the Indian economy, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.

Indian Economy
A useful source of information on Indian economy and business.

National Council for Applied Economic Research (NCAER)
Independent non-profit economic policy research institute based in New Delhi.

This 2006 movie directed by John Jeffcoat is an engaging way to teach about outsourcing and offshoring as well as cross-cultural issues in an Indian business setting. The movie’s Web site includes a range of curricular materials for high school, post-secondary, and corporate audiences.

Teaching Business in India

Lesson plans from the Center for South Asia Outreach, University of Wisconsin – Madison, and the South Asia Institute, University of Texas at Austin:

  • Organizing a Business Trip: A Technology-Integrated Project, by Denise
    Roseland, GPA 2003
    Part 1 · Part 2
  • Microfinancing Works for Local Citizens and Foreign Business, by Denise
    Roseland, GPA 2003
  • Coca Cola vs. People of India, by Katie Marien, GPA 2005
  • Outsourcing and the Rise of India in the Global Market:
    Lesson Plan · PowerPoint Presentation

Understanding India’s Economic Geography
A report by McKinsey and Company with links to additional resources.

World Bank - India
Economic data and indicators, as well as reports, from the World Bank portal.