Indian Economy: Performance and Policies

Indian Economy: Performance and Policies


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Written in a clear and objective manner, this revised edition provides comprehensive coverage of the Indian economy. With extensive references to original works, this account examines updated data and answers important financial questions. From economic reform and foreign trade to agriculture and industrial growth, this textbook analyzes the contemporary issues confronting India. Especially designed for less-advanced students, this book is an ideal introduction to the Indian economy. The book comprises 28 chapters organised into seven sections: Section - I, Basic Issues in Economic Development; Section - II, Indian Economy at Independence; Section - III, Policy Regimes; Section - IV, Growth, Development and Structural Change; Section - V, Sectoral Trends and Issues; and, Questions, Glossary, and Select Bibliography.

About Author

Montek S. Ahluwalia. Dy. Chairman, Planning Commission, Government of India; formerly: Director (EvO) IMF, Washington; Finance Secretary, Government of India. C. Rangarajan. Chairman, Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council; formerly: Chairman, Twelfth Finance Commission; Governor, RBI, Ex-Member, Planning Commission. C.H. Hanumantha Rao. Chairman, Centre for Economic & Social Studies, Hyderabad; Ex-Member, Finance Commission and Planning Commission; formerly: Director, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi. Mihir Rakshit. Director, Monetary Research Project, Investment Credit Rating Agency (ICRA) Ltd., Kolkata. Jagdish Bhagwati. Professor of Economics, International Economics Research Centre, Columbia University, New York. Vijay L. Kelkar. Chairman, IDFC Private Equity Company Limited, Mumbai; Formerly Adviser to Finance Minister, Government of India, New Delhi. Jean Dreze. Hony. Professor, Deptt. of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi. Angus Deaton. Professor of Economics & International Affairs, Princeton University, U.S.A. R. Radhakrishna. Director, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai. B.S. Minhas (late). was Distinguished Scientist Emeritus, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi, and Member, Planning Commission. R. Nagaraj. Professor, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai. Pravin M. Visaria (late). was Director, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi. V.M. Rao. Visiting Fellow, Institute for Social & Economic Change, Bangalore. P.D. Jeromi. Asstt. Advisor, Dept. of Economic Analysis & Policy, Reserve Bank of India, Kochi. K.B.L. Mathur. Formerly: Joint Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, New Delhi. Nirvikar Singh. Professor, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley; Also Associate Director, Centre for Global, International and Regional Studies, University of California. T.C.A. Anant. Member Secretary, Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi; Professor, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. Laveesh Bhandari. Visiting Faculty at IIT Delhi, (Teaching Economics); Chief Economist, Indicus Analytics, New Delhi. Aoyu Chen. Faculty, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley. Aarti Khare. Economic Adviser, Embassy of the Republic of Korea, New Delhi. Uma Kapila. Reader, (Retd.) Department of Economics, Miranda House, University of Delhi. Presently, Senior Editor, Academic Foundation, New Delhi.

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  • ISBN13: 9788171887903
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 708
  • ID: 9788171887903
  • ISBN10: 8171887902

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