Toward Development Economics: Indian Contributions 1900-1945 Toward Development Economics: Indian…

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byJ. Krishnamurty

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This volume provides an in-depth insight on vital developmental issues by the earliest economists of India, like B.P. Adarker, Gyanchand, B,R. Ambedkar, V.K.R.V. Rao, and Radhakamal Mukherjee. The book is an anthology of Indian economic thought, before it attained recognition worldwide. Thevolume provides readers with a rare insight into historical issues, which bear striking semblance to the contemporary economic scenario. The contributions cover a wide array of topics, like the general economic circumstances prevalent, the form of industrialization desirable and the need forprotection of indigenous industries, credit systems, environmental economics, to the problem of unemployment, the role of women in the labour force, and the agrarian question.

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This volume provides an in-depth insight on vital developmental issues by the earliest economists of India, like B.P. Adarker, Gyanchand, B,R. Ambedkar, V.K.R.V. Rao, and Radhakamal Mukherjee. The book is an anthology of Indian economic thought, before it attained recognition worldwide. Thevolume provides readers with a rare insight i...

J. Krishnamurty is Visiting Professor at the Institute for Human Development. He was earlier a Professor of Economics at the Delhi School of Economics, and Senior Economist at the International Labour Office, Geneva.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.46 × 5.51 × 0.68 inPublished:September 15, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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PrefaceAcknowledgementsIntroduction1. The Present Economic Condition of India2. Small Holdings in India and Their Remedies3. Indian versus Western Industrialism4. Arguments for Protection5. The Future Outlook of Indigenous Banking6. The Economic Basis of the Communal Tension in India7. Woman Labour in India8. The Broken Balance of Population, Land, and Water9. The Essentials of Economic Planning for India10. A Plan for Economic Recovery11. Pioneering of Industry in India12. The Problem of Unemployment in India13. Indian Protection-A Bird's-Eye ViewSelect BibliographyIndex