|No of pages||241|
|Book Publisher||Penguin India|
|Published Date||17 Oct 2003|
Author : Radhika Jha5 Books
RADHIKA JHA is from India (born Delhi 1970), studied anthropology at Amherst College, did her Masters in Political Science at the University of Chicago and has lived in Paris as an exchange student. She writes and performs Odessa dancing.
She has worked for Hindustan Times and Business World, writing on culture, the environment and the economy. She has also worked for the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, where she started up the Interact project for the education of the children of the victims of terrorism in different parts of India.
She now lives in Tokyo with her husband and 2 children. The story SLEEPERS from THE ELEPHANT & THE MARUTI has appeared in Ellery Queen Magazine and Radhika has contributed other stories to anthologies and publications, for example Akashic Books' Delhi Noir series.
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Mapping the spectrum of India's economic policy The Indian Economy: Problems and Prospects, first published in 1992, looks at the country's economy and the resolved fiscal crisis from a historical perspective.
Edited and updated with a new Introduction by Bimal Jalan, the book retains the thirteen essays written by eminent economic thinkers in 1991 and 1992 in their original form as they provide a comprehensive overview of India's economic development since Independence and answer questions on key economic issues that are as relevant today as they were at that time.
Bipin Chandra conducts a historical survey of fiscal developments during the colonial period, the late V.M. Dandekar evaluates India's economic performance from 1950 to 1990, and Rakesh Mohan traces the history of industrial controls from the pre-independence era.
Also included are essays by C.H. Hanumanth Rao, C. Rangarajan and Narendra Jadhav, Raja Challah, Sudip to Mundie and M. Govindan Rao, Jyoti and Kirti Parikh, Pravin Visalia, T.S. Paola, Pranab Barchan and Kaushik Base.
In his revised Introduction, Bimal Jalan assesses the country's economic progress since 1991, examines crucial events and their relative significance. Exploring diverse aspects of the Indian economy as well as the political, institutional and legal implications of economic reforms, these insightful and revelatory essays will be of enormous interest to experts and the general reader alike.