Growth, Development, and Diversity: Indias Record since Liberalization

Hardcover | August 15, 2012

EditorK. Pushpangadan, V.N. Balasubramanyam

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Most states in India have experienced relatively high growth rates since 1991 when extensive economic liberalization measures were introduced. However, there does not seem to be a recognizable correlation between growth rates of the states and their development record. This volume, bydistinguished economists and policymakers, analyses the contribution of liberalization-induced growth to development. Combining economic theory with rigorous empirical investigations, this volume identifies regional disparities within and across states - Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Bihar. It also examines specific development indicators, namely, child labour, nutrition, education, and growth inemployment, trade, and productivity since liberalization. Covering a wide range of topical issues, the volume offers suggestions for policy at the state and sectoral levels to make growth inclusive in India.

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Most states in India have experienced relatively high growth rates since 1991 when extensive economic liberalization measures were introduced. However, there does not seem to be a recognizable correlation between growth rates of the states and their development record. This volume, bydistinguished economists and policymakers, analyses ...

K. Pushpangadan is Professor at the Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum. V.N. Subramanyam is Professor of Development Economics at the University of Lancaster, UK.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 8.46 × 5.51 × 0.98 inPublished:August 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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AcknowledgementsIntroductionI Regional Growth and Development1. K. Pushpangada: Analytics of Migration and Growth: Exploring Kerala's Economic Performance2. Balasubramanyam and Ahalya Balasubramanyam: Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh: The Disparate Twins, V.N.3. Jasleen Sindhu: Political Economy of Development: A Case Study of Bihar4. P. Mohanan Pillai, N. Shanta, and K. Pushpangadan: Inflation in India: What do the Data Reveal about Regional Dimensions?II Child Labour, Nutrition, and Education5. Uma S. Kambhampati: Child Labour in Rural India: The Experience of the 1990s6. Rekha Sharma, J.V. Meenakshi, and Sanghamitra Das: Understanding the Drivers of Nutritional Status of Children in Rural India7. Geraint Johnes: Early Years of Education and Subsequent Schooling in Rural India: An Economic Analysis8. Sunil Mani: High Skilled Migration and Remittances: An Analysis of India's Experience since Economic LiberalizationIII Employment, Trade, and Productivity9. Nicholas Snowden: Heresy, Orthodoxy and Employment in Post-Reform India10. K. Pushpangadan and N. Shanta: Product Market Competition and Employment in the Organized Manufacturing Sector in India11. Rajesh Raj and Kunal Sen: Did International Trade Destroy or Create Jobs in India's Manufacturing Sector?12. Rashmi Banga and Seema Bathla: Impact of Trade on Labour Markets in the Unorganized Sector in India: An Empirical Approach13. M. Parameswaran: Trade-induced Structural Change: Implications for Technological Progress and EmploymentName IndexSubject Index