India's Economic Developments Since 1947 (4th Revised edition)

India's Economic Developments Since 1947 (4th Revised edition)

By: Uma Kapila (editor), Tim Dyson (contributor), Nagaraj Nagaraj (contributor), Uma Kapila (contributor), Ramesh Chand (contributor), Jean Dreze (contributor), Mohan Mohan (contributor), K.S. James (contributor), Angus Deaton (contributor), K.P. Kannan (contributor)Paperback

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Providing a basic understanding of India's economy, this guide addresses topics such as growth, policy regime changes, unemployment, macroeconomic stabilization, agriculture, and development prospects. The book is organised into four sections: Section 1, covers the major features of Indian Economy since Independence. Section 2, Growth, Development and Structural Change, discusses the growth and development experience with reference to changes in policy regimes and goals of development. Section 3, deals with issues in Indian economic policy with regard to population and human resource development; growth, unemployment and poverty; macroeconomic stabilisation - trade, fiscal and monetary policy; and, agriculture, industry, services and trade. Section 4, looks at India's development prospects. The book is essentially, a collection of select articles by eminent economists and experts. These highly recommended original readings are well supported by comprehensive 'editorial notes' by Uma Kapila. In addition to being a textbook, this volume also serves as an ideal gateway for any interested reader to explore, in a most authentic manner, various aspects relating to India's economic development since 1947.

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About Author

Uma Kapila is the senior editor for the Academic Foundation; a coeditor of numerous books on India's economy, banking, and finance; and a former professor of Indian economics at the University of Delhi.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/10/2009
  • ISBN13: 9788171887934
  • Format: Paperback
  • Year: 2009-10
  • Number Of Pages: 928
  • ID: 9788171887934
  • weight: 1021
  • ISBN10: 8171887937
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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