Author: Eminent Contributors
Editor(s): Subir Gokran / Anindya Sen / Rajendra R Vaidya
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0195649427
This comprehensive set of industry studies in post-reforms India intensively reviews the performance of Indian industry in the 1990s. It traces the policy history and technological conditions faced by individual industries, and outlines the performance parameters in a freer market economy.
Extensive information on key Indian industries is presented using ten select sectors-tea, tobacco, textiles, fertilizers, pharmaceuticals, steel, computer hardware, electronics, auto components, an banking-as case studies. The contributors provide a theoretical framework, encompassing strategic as well as economic factors, to analyse the differing performance of individual industries in the first phase of reforms.
Combining quantitative tools with qualitative analysis, the contributors examine:
The organizational framework of each industry
Market behaviour and performance of leading firms in the sector
Monopolistic or Oligopolistic trends
Government policies and incentives, especially for exports, and their consequences
Performance and share in inernational trade, and
Cost analysis of inputs and raw material
This book lays the foundation for further models of industrial economics in the Indian context. Comprehensive in its treatment of individual industries and wide in its scope, this volume will be immensely useful to students and researchers of industrial economics and advanced microeconomics.
The Tea Industry
The Tobacco Industry
The Textile Industry
The Fertilizer Industry
The Pharmaceutical Industry
The Steel Industry
The Computer Hardware Industry
The Electronics Industry
The Automobile Components Industry
The Banking Industry