India's economic resurgence has been the subject of many extravagant predictions and hopes. In this powerful and wide-ranging book, distinguished economist Vijay Joshi lays out a penetrating analysis of the shaky foundations of the country's performance, and charts the course that it should follow to achieve widely-shared prosperity. Joshi argues that for India to realize its huge potential, the relation between the state, the market, and the private sector must be comprehensively realigned. Deeper liberalization and more extensive privatisation will be necessary. But they will not suffice to achieve India's economic objectives. The state needs to perform much more effectively many core task...
India is the world's largest democracy, and second-largest developing country. For forty years it has also been one of the most dirigiste and autarkic. The 1980s saw most developing and erstwhile communist countries opt for market economic systems. India belatedly initiated similar reforms in 1991. This book evaluates the progress of those reforms, covering all of the major areas of policy; stabilization, taxation and trade, domestic and external finance, agriculture, industry, the socialsectors, and poverty alleviation. Will India realize its great potential by freeing itself from the self-imposed constraints that have hindered its development? This is the important and fascinating question considered by this book.
A user-friendly text, this book explores all the diagnostic challenges pathologists and obstetricians will face. Succinct and accessible, the text includes discussions of lesions associated with maternal thrombophilias, updates in disorders with challenging clinicopathologic features and pathogenesis. The new edition contains updated sections on conditions such as preeclampsia and maternal diabetes mellitus, covers the use of technology such as molecular genetic probes and other newly developed ancillary studies to confirm diagnosis in problematic cases, and includes illustrations of umbilical cord, membranes, parenchymal and maternal surface abnormalities.
Presents a history of India's macroeconomy and recent developments in its political economy. Valuable lessons from India's stabilization policies explain how structural adjustment can also benefit long-term growth in the subcontinent. This analysis looks at various government policies that have influenced imports and exports, national investment and savings, gross national and domestic product, and the balance of payments. It specifically examines the degree to which stabilization has reformed agriculture and industry and has improved the relationship between the public and private sectors. A brief introduction to the Indian economy is given, and India's basic economic controls are reviewed. These include the government's national budget and its regulation of prices, production, investment, interest rates, and credit allocation. Also discussed are recent trends in investment and public spending.
This Classic Work Focuses On Bombay And Takes A Detailed Look At A Relatively Neglected Subject: The Problem Of Urban Employment In India (And Other Labour-Sulplus Developing Countries). Dust Jacket Torn At The Top But In Excellent Condition Otherwise.