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Paperback • 2015
Pages: 533
ISBN: 9789332703162
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Academic Foundation

Indian Economy

Performance and Policies

Uma Kapila

About the Book

HERE’s the new, 16th Edition of the widely accepted textbook
(Indian economy paper) for B.Com (Hons.) based on new guidelines (restructured course), incorporating the latest readings recommened by the Department of Economics, University of Delhi.
The book provides a comprehensive coverage of Indian economy under five sections:
I.Basic Issues in economic development: institutional framework and policy regimes;
II.Growth and distributional issues: poverty, inequality and employment;
III.Current perspectives in Indian agriculture: growth, productivity, constraints and pricing;
IV.Industry and services sector;
V.Financial sector and the external sector.
The author Dr. Uma Kapila has specially designed this book based on the original readings recommended for the new course, some of these being available in her edited books: Indian Economy Since Indepen-dence, 26th Ed. 2015-16 and Two Decades of Economic Reforms, 2012.
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. The book also carries a compre-hensive Glossary. Apart from undergraduate students, the book is widely used by students preparing for the IAS and other competitive examinations.

About the Author(s) / Editor(s)

Dr. Uma Kapila, author/editor of several books on Indian economy, retired as Reader, Department of Economics, Miranda House, University of Delhi. She has taught Indian economy to undergraduate students for more than 42 years. Currently, she is Senior Editor, Academic Foundation.

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