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Indian Wholesale and Consumer Price Indices
Brian Sturgess, World Economics, September 2011
The Central Statistics Office of the Government of India launched a new Consumer Price Index (CPI) which will start producing consumer price inflation..
The Indian Economy: From Growth to Stagflation to Liberal Reform
Deepak Lal, World Economics, March 2016
This paper considers the optimistic scenario that India was on a high growth path and would follow China’s path with a lag (as its reforms started in ..
Employment in India
Krishna Muniyoor, World Economics, December 2014
The growth of employment has become a matter of grave concern in India for the past two decades. This paper – based on the unit-level data of the 61st..
Asset Poverty in India
Swati Dutta, World Economics, September 2013
In order to formulate policy to target the correctly identified rural poor in India, focus on an income poverty measure alone is insufficient. The pur..
Why India is Vulnerable to Portfolio Investment Movements
Mandira Sarma, World Economics, December 2013
This paper analyses the trend of capital flows between India and the US during 2000–2012. The US is a major source of foreign capital in India, throug..
Measuring Multidimensional Vulnerability in India
Swati Dutta and Lakshmi Kumar, World Economics, September 2014
This paper examines the relationship between multidimensional poverty and multidimensional vulnerability. Unlike poverty, which describes the status o..
India’s Post-Liberalisation Blues
Deepak Lal, World Economics, December 2011
This article first explains why India’s recent form of rent seeking has not damaged its growth performance. Second, it argues that India’s recent embr..
Youth Employment Crisis in India
Swati Dutta, World Economics, March 2016
The global financial crisis and the subsequent uneven recovery have underscored the need for Africa’s resilience to output and other shocks originated..
A Decade of Trade Reforms in India
Ramkishen S. Rajan & Rahul Sen, World Economics, December 2002
This paper summarises recent trade reforms in India and documents the extent to which the country has integrated with the global trading system. The ..
On Economic Growth and Domestic Saving in India
Tarlok Singh, World Economics, March 2011
This study examines the economic growth and domestic saving in India. The onset of gradual economic reforms since the 1980s provided some fillip to gr..
A Rising Consumer Class
Manish Sonthalia, World Economics, December 2010
India has had two stages of growth, both related to consumption since 1947. The first was based on developing economic self sufficiency; the second on..
Tim Lankester, World Economics, September 2004
The now largely forgotten book
Asian Drama: An Inquiry into the Poverty of Nations
by Swedish social scientist Gunnar Myrdal was published in ..
Measuring the Asia-Pacific Region
Brian Sturgess, World Economics, September 2014
The Asia-Pacific region covers the countries around the Pacific Rim, South East Asia, the Indian Sub-Continent and Oceania. It contains three of the w..
Exchange Rate Regimes
Vijay Joshi, World Economics, December 2003
This paper argues that (a) for many developing countries, the optimal external payments regime would be a combination of an intermediate exchange rat..
The Quest for Development
Areendam Chanda & Louis Putterman, World Economics, June 2004
It may be no coincidence that those countries that grew most rapidly in the late twentieth century—including South Korea, China, and, of late, India—..
Hydropower in Bhutan and Nepal
Jeremy Berkoff, World Economics, September 2003
Bhutan and Nepal have followed differing hydropower development strategies. Bhutan has co-operated with India and power export earnings have helped f..
Demographic Change Across the Globe
Marga Peeters and Loek Groot, World Economics, June 2012
This paper investigates the fiscal pressure, or the level of public expenditure on old and young economically inactive people, arising from demographi..
The West and the Rest in the World Economy: 1000–2030
Angus Maddison, World Economics, December 2008
This paper analyses the forces determining per capita income levels of nations over the past millennium and the prospects to 2030. In the year 1000 A..
Russia at the Crossroads
An interview with introduction by Brian Snowdon, World Economics, June 2006
To set the interview in context, Brian Snowdon first traces out some important landmarks in twentieth-century Russian/Soviet Union history. In the con..
Jomo K.S., World Economics, March 2002
Malaysia’s decision to adopt capital controls in September 1998 reminded the world that there are alternatives to capital account liberalisation. Unf..
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