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The Indian Economy Since 1991, 2nd Edition

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The Indian Economy Since 1991: Economic Reforms and Performance is the outcome of a collaborative effort by 28 experts who have made significant contributions in research toward the Indian economy. Using a data-based, analytical approach to key economic issues and problems, coupled with extensive coverage and a critical and in-depth analysis of the developments in all major sub-sectors of the Indian economy, this edited volume examines the impact of the reforms on various fronts such as economic performance, employment, unemployment, planning process, financial and fiscal sectors, external sector, agriculture, industry, infrastructure, health, education, poverty and federal finance since 1991.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title page
  3. Contents
  4. About the Editor and Contributors
  5. List of Tables
  6. List of Figures
  7. Foreword
  8. Preface
  9. Part I. INTRODUCTION
    1. Chapter 1. Overview
    2. Chapter 2. Economic Reforms and Performance of Indian Economy
    3. Chapter 3. Global Economic Crisis and Indian Economy
  10. Part II. DEMOGRAPHY, EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT
    1. Chapter 4. Demographic Changes in India
    2. Chapter 5. Trends and Patterns of Employment in India
    3. Chapter 6. Trends and Characteristics of Unemployment in India
  11. Part III. PLANNING
    1. Chapter 7. Economic Planning in India
  12. Part IV. FINANCIAL AND FISCAL SECTOR REFORMS
    1. Chapter 8. Financial Liberalization and Corporate Financing in India
    2. Chapter 9. Finances of the Central Government (1991–2010)
    3. Chapter 10. Monetary and Credit Policy Reforms in India
    4. Chapter 11. Capital Market in the Post-Liberalization Period: Reforms and Emerging Trends
    5. Chapter 12. Inflation in India
  13. Part V. EXTERNAL SECTOR
    1. Chapter 13. External Sector Reforms in India
    2. Chapter 14. Trends and Patterns of Merchandise Exports and Imports of India in the Post-Liberalization Era
    3. Chapter 15. Foreign Direct Investment in India in the Post-1991 Period
    4. Chapter 16. World Trade Organization and Indian Economy
    5. Chapter 17. Capital Account Convertibility in India
  14. Part VI. AGRICULTURE
    1. Chapter 18. Agriculture Policy 308
    2. Chapter 19. Agriculture Growth and Performance
    3. Chapter 20. Changes in Land Use and Cropping Pattern
    4. Chapter 21. Agriculture Trade
    5. Chapter 22. Agriculture Credit
    6. Chapter 23. Trade, Markets and Food Security in India: Issues and Prospects
  15. Part VII. INDUSTRY AND INFRASTRUCTURE
    1. Chapter 24. Industrial Sector in India and Economic Liberalization
    2. Chapter 25. The Emergence of ICT-Based Development Strategy in India: An Analysis of Policy and Outcome
    3. Chapter 26. Growth of Small-Scale Industries with Reference to Post-Reform Period: Trends, Issues and Concerns
    4. Chapter 27. Infrastructure Development in India
    5. Chapter 28. Power Policy and Power Development in India During the Post-Liberalization Period
  16. Part VIII. HEALTH, EDUCATION AND POVERTY
    1. Chapter 29. Healthcare Financing in India During the Post-Reform Period
    2. Chapter 30. Higher Education in India
    3. Chapter 31. Trends and Patterns of Poverty in India
  17. Part IX. FEDERAL FINANCE AND DECENTRALIZED PLANNING
    1. Chapter 32. Centre-State Financial Relations in the Post-Liberalization Period
    2. Chapter 33. Thirteenth Finance Commission: An Overview
    3. Chapter 34. Decentralized Planning and Local Governance in India
  18. APPENDICES
  19. Notes
  20. Glossary
  21. Copyright