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Paperback • 2013
Pages: 1020
ISBN: 9789332700352
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Academic Foundation

Indian Economy Since Independence

24th Ed.: 2013-14

Uma Kapila (Ed.)

About the Book

Revised year after year, now into its 24th Edition, this unique book is widely accepted as the core text for graduate / post-graduate courses in Indian economy, in various universities across India.
The book is essentially, a collection of select articles by some of India’s topmost economists and experts. These highly recommended original readings are well- supported by editorial notes and excerpts from Plan documents, that together present a comprehensive and critical analysis of Indian economy since independence: 1947-2013.


Montek S. Ahluwalia
Dy. Chairman, Planning Commission, New Delhi.


Pulapre Balakrishnan
Professor, Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram.


Ramesh Chand
Director, National Centre for Agricul. Econ. & Policy Research, Delhi.


Angus Deaton
Professor of Economics & Int. Affairs, Princeton University, USA.


Jean Drèze
Hony. Professor, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi.


S. Mahendra Dev
Director, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai.


Tim Dyson
Prof., Population Studies, DESTIN, London School of Economics.


Ramesh Golait
Asst. Adviser, DEAP, Reserve Bank of India, New Delhi.


K.S. James
Professor & Head, Population Research Centre, ISEC, Bangalore..


Uma Kapila
Reader (Retd.), Dept. of Economics, Miranda House, Univ. of Delhi.


Vijay Kelkar
Chairman, National Stock Exchange of India Ltd.


K.L. Krishna
Chairman, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai.


Nagesh Kumar
Chief Economist & Director, MPDD, ESCAP, United Nations.


Pankaj Kumar
Asst. Adviser, DEAP, Reserve Bank of India, New Delhi.


Dipak Mazumdar
Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto.


Prachi Mishra
Sr. Economist, Office of the Chief Economic Adviser, Min. of Finance.


Rakesh Mohan
Consult. Prof., Stanford Inst. for Economic Policy Research, USA.


R. Nagaraj
Professor, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai.


Arvind Panagariya
Professor of Economics, Columbia University, USA.


T.S. Papola
ICSSR National Fellow, Inst. for Studies in Industrial Develop., Delhi.


Shinoj Parappurathu
Scientist, National Centre for Agricul. Econ. & Policy Research, Delhi.


C. Rangarajan
Chairman, Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council, Govt. of India.


N. Chandrasekhara Rao
Professor, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad.


C.H. Hanumantha Rao
Chancellor, Hyderabad Central University, Hyderabad.


S.K. Ray
Professor (Retd.), Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi.


Sandip Sarkar
Professor, Institute for Human Development, New Delhi.


Alakh N. Sharma
Director, Institute for Human Development, New Delhi.


M.H. Bala Subrahmanya
Prof. & Chair. (Mgmt), Indian Inst. of Science, Bangalore.

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