The pattern and causes of economic growth in India

Basu, Kaushik and Maertens, Annemie (2007) The pattern and causes of economic growth in India. Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 23 (2). pp. 143-167. ISSN 0266-903X

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Abstract

This paper presents the broad macro parameters of the growth of the Indian economy since the nation's independence and a cross-country evaluation of where India stands, drawing out the patterns discernible in these aggregative statistics. The paper gives an overview of the on-going debate on the components of the Indian growth and the relative importance of the different policies in the 1980s and 1990s. It contributes to this debate by identifying the landmark years, and analysing the politics behind some of the economics. The paper also analyses the factors behind the changes in India's savings rate and the relation between growth and development, on the one hand, and the nature of labour market regulation, on the other.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > Economics
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Depositing User: Joy Blake
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2016 13:56
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2016 13:56
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/62210
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