Recently released, here is a two-volume set published by Academic Foundation in collaboration with the Indian Society of Agricultural Economics. The articles contained in these volumes are by a distinguished group of scholars and are at the cutting edge of current research in the chosen field. Ranging from agricultural economists, scientists to policy advisors of repute, the authors bring to bear on their chosen subject not only a high analytical rigour but also give rare insights into the appropriateness of development policies as the two volumes scan through the ups and downs of the agriculture development processes in India over a period of five decades and the policy issues involved at various stages.
N. A. Mujumdar is the editor of the "Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics" and the former principal advisor of the Reserve Bank of India. A Nuffield Fellow of Oxford University, he has also worked for the International Monetary Fund, Food and Agriculture Organization, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific and the World Bank. Uma Kapila is a senior editor at the Academic Foundation and the author and editor of Indian economy textbooks. S. S. Johl is an eminent Indian agronomist and the president of the Indian Society of Agricultural Economics. He has chaired several high-level committees, authored and edited numerous publications, and published more than 300 papers in national and international journals.