Handbook of the Indian Cconomy in the 21st Century: Understanding the Inherent Dynamism

Hardcover | June 6, 2014

EditorAshima Goyal

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After experiencing stagnation for much of the post-independence period, India has shown considerable dynamism in processes and outcomes since the mid-eighties. The post-reform Indian Economy has defied established economic patterns and in the process created a few paradoxes. This book aims toidentify policies, institutions and incentives that have worked, and constraints that have emerged in India's growth prospects. More than underdevelopment, the book analyses the bottlenecks that emerge as change occurs, to minimize the chances of being trapped into the dated habits of thought. It takes opportunity from rapidly transforming Indian economy to analyse out-of-equilibrium behaviour and understand the dynamics ofnon-conventional growth path.

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After experiencing stagnation for much of the post-independence period, India has shown considerable dynamism in processes and outcomes since the mid-eighties. The post-reform Indian Economy has defied established economic patterns and in the process created a few paradoxes. This book aims toidentify policies, institutions and incenti...

Ashima Goyal is Professor at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research has published widely on institutional and open economy macroeconomics, international finance and governance and has participated in research projects with ADB, DEA-GOI, GDN, RBI, UNESCAP, and WB.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:960 pages, 8.7 × 5.59 × 0.1 inPublished:June 6, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Bimal Jalan: ForewordPreface1. Ashima Goyal: Introduction and OverviewI. STRUCTURE AND REFORM2. Laveesh Bhandari and Sumita Kale: Drivers of Growth: Sources and Sectors3. Rahul Mukherji: Political Economy of Growth4. Pulapre Balakrishnan: After Liberalising Reforms: Public Policy at CrossroadsII. THE MACROECONOMY5. Deepak Mohanty: Inflation in India: Trends and Determinants6. Romar Correa: Fiscal and Monetary Policy: Outcomes and Coordination7. K. Kanagasabapathy, Rekha A. Bhangaonkar, and Shruti Pandey: Markets and Monetary Policy Transmission: Structure and OpennessIII. THE OPEN ECONOMY8. Soumyen Sikdar: Openness and Growth in the Indian Economy9. Renu Kohli: Financial Globalization in India: Opportunity and Volatility10. Nagesh Kumar: Reforms and Global Economic Integration of Indian Economy: Emerging Patterns, Challenges and Future DirectionsIV. INCLUSION: EQUALITY AND OPPORTUNITY11. Raghbendra Jha and Anurag Sharma: Poverty and Inequality: Redesigning Intervention12. Shikha Jha and P.V. Srinivasan: Policy Design for Food Security in India: Ensuring Stable Supplies and Economic Access13. Rukmini Banerji and Wilima Wadhwa: Harnessing the Demographic Dividend in India: Can Primary Education Deliver?14. Gita Sen: Health Security15. Ashwini Deshpande: Castes, Gender, and Class: Dynamism or Stasis?V. GOVERNANCE16. Parthasarathi Shome: Government Taxes and Expenditures: Experience and Reform17. Abhay Pethe, Vaidehi Tandel, and Sahil Gandhi: The Dynamics of Urban Governance in India18. T.R. Raghunandan: Issues in Federalism and Decentralization19. A.V. Raja and Francis Xavier Rathinam: Law and Regulation: Towards Social Control of Economic Activities in India20. Jayati Sarkar and Subrata Sarkar: The Evolving System of Corporate Governance in IndiaVI. INFRASTRUCTURE21. S. Sriraman: A Governance Analysis of Transportation in India22. Ram Singh and Pram Jit: Infrastructure: Source of Growth or Bottleneck?23. Siddharth Sinha: Private Participation in Power Distribution Reforms24. Aradhna Aggarwal: Promoting SEZ as a Policy of Industrialisation and Lessons LearntVII. SECTORS25. Mahendra Dev, Srijit Mishra, and Vijaylaxmi Pandey: Agriculture in India: Performance, Challenges, and Opportunities26. BAndi Ram Prasad: New Sources of Dynamism in Industry27. Rohit Prasad: Making Indian ICT Work for India28. Arup Mitra: Urban Informal Sector: Functioning, Constraints and Mobility29. Saibal Kar and Meghna Dutta: The Unorganized Sector and Access to Finance in Rural IndiaVIII. FACTORS: TECHNOLOGY, LABOUR, AND FINANCE30. K.J. Joseph and Kiran Kumar: Science, Technology, Innovation, and Development: Changing Trajectories and Paradigms31. Bibhas Saha and Rupayan Pal: Labour Markets: Balancing Freedom and Protection32. Rajesh Chakrabarti: The Financial Sector in India: An Overview33. T.T. Ram Mohan: Banks: Financing the Future34. Sanjay Banerji, Krishna Gangopadhyay, Prashant Gupta, and Sushanta Mallick: Financial Intermediation and Economic Development: Evidence from BiharAbout the Editor and ContributorsIndex