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INDUSTRIALIZATION, ECONOMIC REFORMS AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT

INDUSTRIALIZATION, ECONOMIC REFORMS AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT

ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF PROFESSOR ASHOK K. MATHUR

SUKHADEO THORAT, JAYA PRAKASH PRADHAN, VINOJ ABRAHAM(Ed)

Year : 2005

Bibliography : 320 pp

ISBN : 8175412100, Price : $70.00 Add To Cart

About the Book

This book covers a wide array of topics that have acquired relevance in the context of liberalization of the Indian economy. Issues confronting the economy such as widening regional disparity, informalisation and feminization of workforce, gender disparity and economic growth are brought to the focus. It presents a comprehensive picture of these traditional development issues, looking at their trends, identifying the casual factors and suggesting suitable policy measures.

Further, the book also explores possibilities offered by economic reforms, globalization and the emergence of knowledge based sectors like Information Technology. It may be useful for academicians, policy makers, students and any reader interested in Indian economic issues.

Rs 700
US$ 35

About Author

Sukhadeo Thorat is presently professor of Economics, Center for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Director, Indian Institute of Dalit Studies, New Delhi.

Jaya Prakash Pradhan is Assistant Professor at Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Ahmedabad. He had worked at Research and Information System for the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries and IIPA, New Delhi.

Vinoj Abraham is Research Scholar at the Centre for the Study of Regional Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He had worked as Research associate at V.V. Giri National Labour Institute. He has published articles in national journals, and has co-authored a book.

Contents

Preface

Introduction, Professor Ashok Mathur and His Academic Contributions Sukhadeo Thorat, Jaya Prakash Pradhan and Vinoj Abraham

PART I REGIONAL DISPARITY IN INDIA
India's Development Experience A Regional Analysis: Rajarshi Majumder
Inter-State Disparities in Economic Development Special Reference to North-eastern States: Homeswar Goswami, Jayanta Kr. Gogoi
Some Aspects of Regional Manufacturing Disparity in India 1961-974: Satya Prasad Padhi
Productivity in the Informal Manufacturing Sector Regional Patterns and Policy Issues: Dipa Mukherjee

PART 11: LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT IN INDIA
Employment in Small and Tiny Enterprises Post-Reform Trends and Dimensions: Partha Pratim Sahu
Information Technology and Labour Market in India Structure and Issues: Vinoj Abraham
Women Workers and Informal Sector: Nikhila Menon Nandakumar

PART III: ECONOMIC REFORMS AND GLOBALIZATION
Macro Economic Adjustment, Stabilization and Sustainable Growth Looking Back and to the Future: M.R. Aggarwal
Bank Reforms: Intermediation Efficiency and Labour An Econometric Exercise: Subhas K.Basu
Globalization and Development Some Issues and Empirical Facts: Shahid Ashraf, Somesh K. Mathur

PART IV: SOFTWARE INDUSTRY
India Advantage in Software A Reality Analysis: K.G. Radhakrishnan

PART V: GENDER AND GROWTH
Women's Status and Economic Growth An Analysis of Indian States: Jaya Prakash Pradhan 0 Vinoj Abraham
Main Publications / Research Contributions of Ashok K. Mathur
Contributors

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