Facets of the Indian Economy

Facets of the Indian Economy

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Author: Rakesh Mohan
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Year: 2002
Language: English
Pages: 348
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0195657306


This volume comprises of lectures delivered by some of the world’s finest economists on the occasion of fifty years of India’s independence.

In these lectures, Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz, Anne Krueger, T N Srinivasan, Pranab Bardhan, Deepak Lal, and others discussed a wide range of issues currently facing the Indian economy:

• regionalism and multilateralism in international trade
• the implications of the global trading system
• international capital flows and the East Asian experience
• dynamic portfolio approach to international financial regulation
• democracy and institutions
• the efficacy of economic reforms across states
• labor market policy
• gender implications in public policy

A comprehensive introduction to the volume by Rakesh Mohan provides a framework within which the diverse influences on contemporary India are analyzed.


List of Tables
List of Figures
List of Abbreviations


1. Regionalism and Multilateralism in International Trade
2. Global Trading System; The WTO and the Developing Countries
3. International Capital Flows and Exchange Rate Management: East Asian and
Indian Experiences
4. Principles of Financial Regulation: A Dynamic, Portfolio Approach

5. The Political Economy of Reform in India
6. Economic Development and Political Democracy
7. Culture, Democracy and Development
8. Changing Contours of India Agriculture
9. The Economic Performance of the States in the Post-Reforms Period

10. Ideology, Economics and labor Market Policy
11. The Quality of Growth: Lessons for Equity and Sustainability
12. 'The Family' in Public Policy: Fallacious Assumptions and Gender Implications