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The Economy of India: Global Challenge For The Century

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ISBN: 9788121209489    Publisher: Gyan Publishing House Year of publishing: 2008     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 154        Language: English
Description About The Author:- Jean-Joseph Boillot hold a Ph.D. in Development Economics. He spent most of the 1980s following the economic reforms in India and China as Associate Researcher with CEPII,...Read more
Description About The Author:- Jean-Joseph Boillot hold a Ph.D. in Development Economics. He spent most of the 1980s following the economic reforms in India and China as Associate Researcher with CEPII, an Institute attached to the Prime Minister Office in France. After 1990, he became Economic Advisor with the French Ministry of Finance in the main challenging regions of the world: Eastern Europe, Former USSR, China and East Asia, and lastly India and South Asia based in New Delhi till 2006. Author of more than 20 books, of which Europe after Enlargement, Economic Challenges for EU and India, Dr. J.J. Boillot is also founder of the Euro-India Economic and Business Group (EIEBG) and member of various institutions dealing with India and Europe like AFUI, the Euro-India Center and Confrontation Europe. He is married and has two daughters.Contents:- Introduction I. INDIA's FIRST STEPS TOWARDS A MODERN ECONOMY : , 1. From Prosperity to Colonisation by the British , 2. The Foundations of India's Development Policy : 1947-1980 II. INDIA's ECONOMIC REFORMS : 1980-2005 : , 1. The Hindu Rate of Reform in the 1980s , 2. The First Generation of Reforms : 1991-2004 , 3. Evidence of Need for Second Generation Reforms III. THE STRUCTURE OF INDIAN ECONOMY : , 1. The Population , 2. Indian Agriculture , 3. Industry , 4. Revolution in the Services Sector IV. GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT : , 1. Poverty in India , 2. Why Doesn't Development Bring Down Poverty More Rapidly? V. INDIA AND GLOBALISATION : , 1. Liberalisation in the 1990 , 2. India Still a Commercial Dwarf though Slowly Gaining Prominence , 3. Geographical Changes : The "Look East" Policy VI. INDIA, A NEW 21ST CENTURY POWER? : , 1. Forecast for 2025-2050 , 2. Contrasting Alternative Scenarios , 3. Indian Economy and the World in 2025-50 , 4. Accompanying Changes Conclusion, List of Tables, Table 1.1 : World Average per Capita GDP , Table 1.2 : 55 Years of Planning in India : Main performance Indicators , Table 2.1 : Macro-Economic Growth Parameters during the Four Economic Periods (1950-2001) , Table 2.2 : External Debt: Evolution of the Main Indicators since 1970 , Table 3.1 : Main Demographic Indicators in India : 1950-2005 and Forecast up to 2050 , Table 3.2 : Estimated Population of Indian States according to the Level of Demographic Transition , Table 3.3 : Sector wise GDP and Employment Distribution : 1950-2005 (percent) , Table 3.4 : India's Main Agricultural products : Volume and Area under Cultivation , Table 3.5 : The First 50 Business Groups by the Market Cap and Type of Control , Table 3.6 : Distribution of Factories according to Size of Labor Force and Capital , Table 3.7 : Output and Employment in the Services Sector during the 1990s , Table 4.1 : Poverty in India and Some Other Countries in 2002 , Table 4.2 : Human Development Index in India and Some Other Countries , Table 4.3 : Sector-wise Evolution of Employment 1983-1999 , Table 4.4 : Evolution of Labor Productivity in Selected Countries : 1960-2000 (yearly average growth %) , Table 4.5 : State-wise Regional Disparities in India , Table 4.6 : Annual Income Destribution according to Class of Household , Table 5.1 : Comparison of the International Exposition between India and China , Table 5.2 : Balance of Payments of India 1990-2004 (bn USD) , Table 5.3 : FDI in India 1980-2004 : % Domestic Capital Formation and billion USD , Table 5.4 : Sectoral Structure of India's Foreign Trade (% of total) , Table 5.5 : Changing Pattern of the Geographical Distribution of India's Foreign Trade since 1960 , Table 6.1 : Comparative Demographics India and China 1950-2050 , Table 6.2 : India-China : Structural Changes in Population 1990-2005 and Forecast up to 2055 , Table 6.3 : India in the World Economy 2005-2050 : the Goldman Sachs BRIC Projections , Table 6.4 : Official Forecast of India's Primary Energy Use for Electricity Generation in 2020 (in TWh)About The Book:- The Indian Economy Is A Picture Of Contrasts : On One Side, There Is Mass Poverty And, On The Other, The Development Of Centres Of Excellence In The Services Industry. These Two Realities Coexist Within The Same Economy, An Economy Of Continental Proportions Now In A Process Of Complete Transformation. Measured In Purchasing Power Parity, India Clearly Ranks Fourth Worldwide As Regards Its Gdp, Or Fifth If The European Union Is Considered As A Single Entity. Its Population Crossed The One Billion Mark In 2000 And Is Likely To Exceed China's Population Between 2025 And 2030. Will The Acceleration Of Its Growth To More Than 6-8 Per Cent Per Year And A More Offensive Stance On Globalization Translate Into The Emergence Of A New Economic Superpower Alongside China? This Book Attempt To Answer This Question By Analysing The Internal And External Challenges Faced By The World's Largest Democracy., About The Author:- Jean-Joseph Boillot Hold A Ph.D. In Development Economics. He Spent Most Of The 1980S Following The Economic Reforms In India And China As Associate Researcher With Cepii, An Institute Attached To The Prime Minister Office In France. After 1990, He Became Economic Advisor With The French Ministry Of Finance In The Main Challenging Regions Of The World: Eastern Europe, Former Ussr, China And East Asia, And Lastly India And South Asia Based In New Delhi Till 2006. Author Of More Than 20 Books, Of Which Europe After Enlargement, Economic Challenges For Eu And India, Dr. J.J. Boillot Is Also Founder Of The Euro-India Economic And Business Group (Eiebg) And Member Of Various Institutions Dealing With India And Europe Like Afui, The Euro-India Center And Confrontation Europe. He Is Married And Has Two Daughters., Content:- Introduction ,I. India's First Steps Towards A Modern Economy : , 1. From Prosperity To Colonisation By The British , 2. The Foundations Of India's Development Policy : 1947-1980 ,Ii. India's Economic Reforms : 1980-2005 : , 1. The Hindu Rate Of Reform In The 1980S , 2. The First Generation Of Reforms : 1991-2004 , 3. Evidence Of Need For Second Generation Reforms ,Iii. The Structure Of Indian Economy : , 1. The Population , 2. Indian Agriculture , 3. Industry , 4. Revolution In The Services Sector ,Iv. Growth And Development : , 1. Poverty In India , 2. Why Doesn'T Development Bring Down Poverty More Rapidly? ,V. India And Globalisation : , 1. Liberalisation In The 1990 , 2. India Still A Commercial Dwarf Though Slowly Gaining Prominence , 3. Geographical Changes : The "Look East" Policy ,Vi. India, A New 21St Century Power? : , 1. Forecast For 2025-2050 , 2. Contrasting Alternative Scenarios , 3. Indian Economy And The World In 2025-50 , 4. Accompanying Changes ,Conclusion, List Of Tables, Table 1.1 : World Average Per Capita Gdp , Table 1.2 : 55 Years Of Planning In India : Main Performance Indicators , Table 2.1 : Macro-Economic Growth Parameters During The Four Economic Periods (1950-2001) , Table 2.2 : External Debt: Evolution Of The Main Indicators Since 1970 , Table 3.1 : Main Demographic Indicators In India : 1950-2005 And Forecast Up To 2050 , Table 3.2 : Estimated Population Of Indian States According To The Level Of Demographic Transition , Table 3.3 : Sector Wise Gdp And Employment Distribution : 1950-2005 (Percent) , Table 3.4 : India's Main Agricultural Products : Volume And Area Under Cultivation , Table 3.5 : The First 50 Business Groups By The Market Cap And Type Of Control , Table 3.6 : Distribution Of Factories According To Size Of Labor Force And Capital , Table 3.7 : Output And Employment In The Services Sector During The 1990S , Table 4.1 : Poverty In India And Some Other Countries In 2002 , Table 4.2 : Human Development Index In India And Some Other Countries , Table 4.3 : Sector-Wise Evolution Of Employment 1983-1999 , Table 4.4 : Evolution Of Labor Productivity In Selected Countries : 1960-2000 (Yearly Average Growth %) , Table 4.5 : State-Wise Regional Disparities In India , Table 4.6 : Annual Income Destribution According To Class Of Household , Table 5.1 : Comparison Of The International Exposition Between India And China , Table 5.2 : Balance Of Payments Of India 1990-2004 (Bn Usd) , Table 5.3 : Fdi In India 1980-2004 : % Domestic Capital Formation And Billion Usd , Table 5.4 : Sectoral Structure Of India's Foreign Trade (% Of Total) , Table 5.5 : Changing Pattern Of The Geographical Distribution Of India's Foreign Trade Since 1960 , Table 6.1 : Comparative Demographics India And China 1950-2050 , Table 6.2 : India-China : Structural Changes In Population 1990-2005 And Forecast Up To 2055 , Table 6.3 : India In The World Economy 2005-2050 : The Goldman Sachs Bric Projections , Table 6.4 : Official Forecast Of India's Primary Energy Use For Electricity Generation In 2020 (In Twh)
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