The Indian Economy Sixty Years after Independence

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EditorRaghbendra Jha, Raghbendra Raghbendra

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Provides a detailed analysis of the achievements and disappointments of the modern Indian economy, and an exploration of the issues which are shaping India's economic future.

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Provides a detailed analysis of the achievements and disappointments of the modern Indian economy, and an exploration of the issues which are shaping India's economic future.

RAGHBENDRA JHA is Professor and Executive Director of Australia South Asia Research Centre, Australian National University. He has taught previously at Columbia University and Williams College (US), Queens University (Canada), University of Warwick (UK), and Delhi School of Economics, Indian Institute of Management and Indira Gandhi I...

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Format:PerfectDimensions:305 pages, 9.2 × 6.1 × 0.9 inPublished:January 1, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230218350

ISBN - 13:9780230218352

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Table of Contents

Introduction to the Volume--R.Jha
PART I: MEGA TRENDS IN INDIA  ECONOMICS AND POLITICS
Coalitions and Consequences: Historical, Economic, Social and Political Considerations from India--R.Jeffrey
The Indian Economy: Current Performance and Short-run Prospects--R.Jha
PART II: EMERGING ISSUES IN FISCAL POLICY IN INDIA
Ten Years of Policy-Based Sub-National Lending to India: A Retrospective--S.Howes, D.Mishra and V.J.Ravishankar
Pension Reforms in India--M.Asher
PART III: INDIA'S EXTERNAL SECTOR
Export Performance in the Reform Era: Has India Regained the Lost Ground?--P-C.Athukorala
Manufacturing Protection in India: 19712005--G.Pursell, N.Kishor and K.Gupta
Free Trade Arrangement between India and Japan: An Exploratory Analysis--K.Kalirajan and S.Bhattacharya
PART IV: TRENDS AND PROSPECTS FOR INDIA'S SOCIAL SECTOR
Opportunities and Challenges on Human Development--A.Deolalikar
Microfinance, Self-Help Groups and Empowerment in Maharashtra--R.Gaiha and M.Nandhi
Urban Vulnerability Reduction: Regulations &--Beyond--V.Thiruppugazh
PART V: SECTORAL ISSUES
Agricultural Trade Policies and Rural Poverty: Where is India Heading?--G.Pursell and P.Warr
Market Integration in Indian Agriculture; R.Jha, K.V.Bhanu Murthy and A.Sharma
Supermarkets, Smallholders and Livelihoods Prospects in Selected Asian Countries; R.Gaiha and G.Thapa
Privatisation and FDI in India--T.T.Ram Mohan
Energy Issues in Indian Economic Development--R.Ahuja
Consumption of Newsprint in India--R.Jha and U.N.Bhati