Paperback • 2008-09
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Performance and Policies
About the Book
<p>This book is specially Designed to serve as a textbook for the students of B.Com (Hons.) <br /> New, thoroughly revised edition, 2006-2007<br /> Based on latest recommended readings (restructured cource)<br /> Designed to serve as a textbook for B.Com (H), this book was perviously entitled: Understanding the Problems of Indian Economy.<br /> HERE’s the new, revised edition of the widely accepted textbook (Indian economy paper) for B.Com (Hons.) Delhi University and other universities. The book, under its present new title, is based on the ‘restructured syllabus’ incorporating the revised reading list.</p> <p>In accordance with the new syllabus, the book provides a comprehensive coverage of Indian economy under 5 sections:</p> <p>Basic Issues in Economic Development</p> <p>Indian Economy at Independence</p> <p>Policy Regimes</p> <p>Growth, Development and Structural Change</p> <p>Sectoral Trends and Issues</p> <p>The author Dr. Uma Kapila has specially designed this book based on the original readings recommended for the new course (many of these being available in her edited book Indian Economy Since Independence, now into its 19th edition and also the latest volume: India's Economic Developments Since 1947, 3rd edition, 2008-09).</p> <p>In the present volume, the author has made an effort to keep the language simple without compromising the effectiveness of the argument or diluting the analyses. Data has been updated and new references added at several places beside thorough revision of the basic text.</p> <p>Additionally, inclusion of important questions at the end of various sections and a ‘Glossary’ make the book an ‘ideal’ text in its category.</p>
About the Author(s) / Editor(s)
<p><strong>UMA KAPILA, </strong>author/editor of several other books, has taught Indian Economy to undergraduate students for forty two years. She recently retired as <span style="line-height: 1.6em;">Reader from the Department of Economics, Miranda House, University of Delhi. Presently she is Senior Editor, Academic Foundation (New Delhi) which </span><span style="line-height: 1.6em;">specialises in publishing quality reference works in Economics, and Indian Economy in particular. </span><span style="line-height: 1.6em;">An Honours Graduate from Miranda House, University of Delhi and M.A. and Ph.D. from Delhi School of Economics, Dr. Uma Kapila has also served on </span><span style="line-height: 1.6em;">the Planning Commission Study Group on "Agricultural Strategies in the Eastern Region of India for the Seventh Five Year Plan"</span></p> <p>( Perspective Planning Division ) . <span style="line-height: 1.6em;">Dr. (Mrs.) Uma Kapila is the author of the book Oilseeds Economy of India (1982) published by the Institute of Economic Growth. She is the editor of </span><span style="line-height: 1.6em;">the widely read book entitled Indian Economy Since Independence, currently into its 18th edition. She also edited five volumes on Indian economy </span><span style="line-height: 1.6em;">entitled Recent Developments in Indian Economy with special reference to Structural Reforms. She is presently co-editing with Mr. Raj Kapila, book </span><span style="line-height: 1.6em;">series : Economic Developments in India and Ongoing Developments in Banking & Financial Sector.</span></p>
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