The Political Economy of Energy and Growth

Hardcover | April 5, 2014

EditorNajeeb Jung

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21st century global realities have altered the concept of national security and energy is fast becoming one of its pivotal components. Energy is the lifeblood of modern societies to drive growth and stimulate economic activity and any slump in its availability can hamper production process andgrowth. It is particularly critical for India as it depends on energy imports to fuel everything from transportation to communication, and education to health delivery systems. This book illuminates the possible policies and measures to successfully meet the long-term energy challenges. To derive these, the book combines theoretical and empirical issues and draws its conclusions from rigorous methodologies and latest data. It covers a wide range of issues on energy such astrends in oil markets, oil diplomacy, political economy of reforms, environment issues, interaction between macroeconomic policies and the energy sector, technology challenges, and innovations in oil industry. The editor also analyses India's national energy policy and its broad long-termimplications towards achieving energy security.

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21st century global realities have altered the concept of national security and energy is fast becoming one of its pivotal components. Energy is the lifeblood of modern societies to drive growth and stimulate economic activity and any slump in its availability can hamper production process andgrowth. It is particularly critical for Ind...

Najeeb Jung is currently serving as Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, the ex-officio constitutional head of the state. Previous to this he was serving as vice-chancellor of the Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi. He is a former civil servant, who had worked with Government of India, state government of Madhya Pradesh, Asian Development Bank, ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:372 pagesPublished:April 5, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019809907X

ISBN - 13:9780198099079

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Najeeb Jung: IntroductionSection I: Economics of Energy and Economic Growth1. Daniel Yergin: An Essay in Two Parts in Honor of Vijay Kelkar2. R. K. Pachauri and Shailly Kedia: A Pioneer's Thinking around Growth Fundamentals: A Tribute to Dr Vijay Kelkar3. Vikram Singh Mehta: The Political Economy of Change Management in a Coalition Government: The Evolution of Petroleum Products4. Shahid Ahmed and Anjali Tandon: Changing Pattern of India's Energy Profile: An Input-Output Analysis of LinkagesSection II: International Oil: National and Global Context5. Sanjiv Mishra: International Oil: A Zero-Sum Game?6. Rita Nangia: India's Oil: Past, Present, and the Future7. Sudipto Mundle, N. R. Bhanumurthy, and Sukanya Bose: Subsidy Elimination With and Without a Global Price Shock: The Macroeconomics of Oil Price Policy Reform8. Asha Ram Sihag: Oil and Gas in an Asian Century9. Bill Gamell: Development of an Oil and Gas Project in RajasthanSection III: India's Energy Security10. Ligia Noronha: Challenges to India's Energy Security11. Fereidun Fesharaki and Praveen Kumar: India's Energy Sector: Pride and Prejudice12. Afsaneh Beschloss, with Adrienne Villani and Shomik Dutta: India's Energy Challenges in the Global Context: An Investor's Perspective13. Mani Shankar Aiyar: Dr Vijay Kelkar: A Man for All SeasonsSection IV: Natural Gas in India's Energy Basket and Policy Debates14. Ajit Kapadia and Kirit N. Naik: Role of Natural Gas in India's Energy Basket in the Early 21st Century15. Anil Jain: The Gas Policy Debate: Origins and ChallengesAbout the Editor and ContributorsIndex