Established in August 1981, ICRIER is an autonomous, policy-oriented, not-for-profit, economic policy think tank. ICRIER's main focus is to enhance the knowledge content of policymaking by undertaking analytical research that is targeted at informing India's policy
makers and also at improving the interface with the global economy. ICRIER's office is located in the institutional complex of India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
This report studies the impact of bilateral investment treaties on FDI inflows into India over the period these treaties were in force, to give a sense whether the advent of India's new trade regime will perhaps subtract some incentives in relation to FDI inflows.