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Author: Kirit S Parikh
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0195651219
Combining academic rigor and objectivity, this comprehensive and contemporary treatment of the defining issues in the country today is a lucid presentation of material.
The issues covered macroeconomic, performance, poverty, education, pollution, urban transport, power, taxation and deficits, corporate governance, insurance and risk, privatization and liberalization. Individual chapters provide sectoral insights, link this to the functioning of the economy as a whole, and suggest future policy options.
IDR provides valuable resource material for researchers and students in the area of development economics and business. Policy-makers, funding agencies, NGOs, journalists, and business and industry professionals will find it indispensable.
Kirit S Parikh is Director and vice-chancellor, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai. The contributors are researchers and faculty at the Institute.
PRAISE for the previous editions:
.. Imparts analytical clarity on the key issues that should be addressed in assessing the policy alternatives that we face. - - C Rangarajan, former Governor, Reserve Bank of India
. . Is one of the most comprehensive documents on economic development in India over the last six years . . Invaluable not only for students of economics but also for other professionals... - - Business World