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India : the emerging giant

Author: Arvind Panagariya
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Panagariya, Arvind.
New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007034153
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arvind Panagariya
ISBN: 019804299X 9780198042990 019804299X 9781435653054 143565305X
OCLC Number: 254161315
Description: 1 online resource (xxx, 514 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Distinguishing four phases --
2. Phase I (1951-65) : takeoff under a liberal regime --
3. Phase II (1965-81) : socialism strikes with a vengeance --
4. Phase III (1981-88) : liberalization by stealth --
5. Phase IV (1988-2006) : triumph of liberalization --
6. A tale of two countries : India and the Republic of Korea --
7. Declining poverty : the human face of reforms --
8. Inequality : a lesser problem --
9. Deficits and debt : Is a crisis around the corner? --
10. The external sector : On the road to capital account convertibility? --
11. The financial sector : Why not privatize the banks? --
12. International trade : carrying liberalization forward --
13. Industry and services : walking on two legs --
14. Modernizing agriculture --
15. Tax reform : toward a uniform goods and services tax --
16. Tackling subsidies and reforming the civil service --
17. Telecommunications and electricity : contrasting experiences --
18. Transportation : a solvable problem --
19. Health and water supply and sanitation : Can the government deliver? --
20. Education : expenditures or transfers?
Responsibility: Arvind Panagariya.
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A seminal [work] and a must for all serious students of India's economic history and the rapid changes that the country is going through... An extremely useful reference book for any person who needs Read more...

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