About the Author
Saon Ray is Senior Fellow at Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi. Her areas of interest include international trade, industrial economics, microeconomics and applied econometrics. She has a PhD in Economics from the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, on the role of intellectual property rights in transferring technology to developing countries. She has worked in the area of trade policy, technology transfer, foreign direct investment, efficiency and productivity issues, behaviour of firms, energy and climate change related issues. She is currently engaged in projects that examine link between climate change adaptation and competitiveness of cities; and evaluating India’s participation in global value chains. She has publications in various national and international journals as well as in edited books.