Strategies for Achieving Sustained High Economic Growth: The Case of Indian States

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SAGE Publications, Jul 13, 2010 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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This book examines the factors influencing countrywide economic growth and development by analyzing the economic strategies and experiences of various Indian states. It employs a broad range of analytical techniques to understand the growth patterns and inter-linkages among the sectors and economies of the states. The empirical studies of Indian state economies have largely ignored the inter-dependence of The analysis looks at growth experiences of the states with respect to convergence of their growth rates, spill-over effects of growth of one state on the others, and the impact of macroeconomic policies at the state level. The book also provides insights into factors that can lead to higher and more even growth performance by Indian states so that the disparity becomes minimal.

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Kaliappa Kalirajan is presently Professor at the Australian National University, Canberra and also Professor at the Foundation for Advanced Studies in International Development, Tokyo. He has taught econometrics, economic theory and economic development to undergraduate and graduate students in a number of universities. He has published widely in academic journals and has several books to his credit.

Richard T Shand worked as Executive Director, Australia South Asia Research Centre, The Australian National University, Canberra where he was also on the faculty of Department of Economics. He has published widely in academic journals and has authored and edited books on development issues.

Shashanka Bhide has been a senior researcher at NCAER for more than 25 years, including brief periods of work at the Australia South Asia Research Centre, Canberra during 1998–99 and as Professor during 2003–04 at Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore. He received his postgraduate education at Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi and Iowa State University, Ames. His interests include macroeconomic modelling, agriculture and economic development. He has published a number of research articles, reports and other books on a range of issues relating to economic development.

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