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Keynes and India : a Study in Economics and Biography

Author: Anand Chandavarkar
Publisher: London Palgrave Macmillan UK Imprint : Palgrave Macmillan, 1989.
Series: Keynesian Studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a pioneering study based on original sources of the least researched aspect of Keynes, namely, the crucial formative role of his Indian connection in the making of Keynes as an economist and policy-maker. It analyses the interaction of Indian experience on Keynes's thought and work and of Keynes on Indian economic thought and policy.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: John Maynard Keynes; John Maynard Keynes
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anand Chandavarkar
ISBN: 1283649373 9781283649377 0230374778 9780230374775
OCLC Number: 1058996056
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Keynes and India: A Chronology; 1 Prologue; 2 India Office: Apprenticeship to Greatness; Entry; Arcana of Bureaucracy: Military Department; Transfer to Revenue, Statistics and Commerce: the Rites of Passage; A Commodity Problem: The Indian Jute Trade; A Bureaucratic Episode: The Search for a Director of Statistics; The Last Exit; 3 Varied Passages to India; Interim; The Quantity Theory of Money and Purchasing Power Parity --
the Indian Experience; The Transmission Mechanism in India; British Investment in India: A Statistical Conundrum. The Economic 'Drain' from IndiaIndia (1907-8): The Condition of the People; The Salt Tax; Indian Trade (1913-14); Protection vs Free Trade; The Aborted Passage to India (The Fiscal Commission Episode); 4 Reforming the Rupee; The Challenge of Indian Currency; The Quest for an Ideal Monetary Standard; Publication of Indian Currency and Finance; Keynes as a Commissioner: The Royal (Chamberlain) Commission in India Currency and Finance, 1913; Keynes as a Witness: the Indian Exchange and Currency (Babington Smith) Committee, 1919. Royal Commission (Hilton Young) on Indian Currency and Finance, 1926Role of Gold in the Indian Economy; Problems of Money Supply: The Indian Monetary System; 5 Creating a Central Bank for India; Rationale of Central Banking; Blueprints for a Central Bank; 6 To Bretton Woods and Savannah: The Longest Journey; Indian Economic Issues in the Thirties; The War Years; Bretton Woods and Savannah; 7 Keynes Economicus: The Indian Conjuncture; The Two Keyneses; The Classical and Institutional Keynes; The Revolutionary Keynes; 8 Keynes: The Guru; Indians at Cambridge: The Milieu. Indian Students at Cambridge: Keynes to the DefenceRelations with Indian Students; The Apostles: Indians Not Acceptable; The Moral Tutor; 9 Keynes Politicus: The Indian Question; 10 Epilogue and Apotheosis: Keynes Indophilus; Keynes's Writings on India; Select Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Keynesian Studies.
Responsibility: by Anand Chandavarkar.

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