Author: Rakesh MohanPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2002Language: EnglishPages: 348ISBN/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 policyA comprehensive introduction to the volume by Rakesh Mohan provides a framework within which the diverse influences on contemporary India are analyzed.
List of TablesList of FiguresList of AbbreviationsIntroductionTRADE AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCE1. Regionalism and Multilateralism in International Trade2. Global Trading System; The WTO and the Developing Countries3. International Capital Flows and Exchange Rate Management: East Asian and Indian Experiences4. Principles of Financial Regulation: A Dynamic, Portfolio ApproachPOLITICAL ECONOMY OF DEVELOPMENT5. The Political Economy of Reform in India6. Economic Development and Political Democracy7. Culture, Democracy and Development8. Changing Contours of India Agriculture9. The Economic Performance of the States in the Post-Reforms PeriodSOCIAL DEVELOPMENT10. Ideology, Economics and labor Market Policy11. The Quality of Growth: Lessons for Equity and Sustainability12. 'The Family' in Public Policy: Fallacious Assumptions and Gender Implications