Somesh K. Mathur, PhD has nearly eleven years of teaching and research experience at the Department of Economics, Jamia Millia Islamia (Central University), Delhi prior to his joining the IIT Kanpur (www.iitk.ac.in) in 2008. While teaching at the Jamia he completed his M. Phil and PhD degrees in econo
The book discusses national and international policies for promoting Climate Smart Goods (CSG) trade and limiting Green House Gas (GHG) Emissions in the wake of Global Economic Downturn and Natural disasters striking countries - just like we saw in Japan. The study uses trade indices to identify some of the CSG and specialized products of Ecuador, SMART analysis for evaluating the benefits of Preferential Trading Arrangements and Gravity model (with theoretical justification) for working out the export potential of CSG and the specialized products of Ecuador. The study shows that trade, growth and environmental sustainability have limited trade off between themselves.