Overview for BR Dictionary of Economics: Indian Perspective
This Dictionary aims to fulfil the long standing need of a Dictionary of Economics in the Indian context. It includes terms and concepts widely used in the context of Indian economic policies, various poverty alleviation programmes and employment policies, money and financial institutions. Acts of Parliament, committees of investigations etc.. Besides, a large number of concepts relating to subjects such as economic planning. Deficit, deficit financing, banking, taxation, stock market, personnel and business finances etc., have been explained with special reference to the Indian economy. It also contains important terms and concepts of micro-economics, macro-economics, monetary economics, public finance, banking etc., commonly used in the standard economic texts. This Dictionary caters to the needs of the students of economics at the under-graduate level, students appearing in competitive examinations and students at Business schools for who economics is a part of curriculum.
Veena Narain (Author)
Dr. (Mrs.) Veena Narain is Reader in Economics in Daulat Ram College. University of Delhi. After her graduation from Indraprastha College (1963) and post graduation from Delhi Schol of Economics (1965), she started her teaching career in Daulat Ram College (in 1965) where she has been teaching since then. Mrs. Narain completed her Ph.D. from Delhi School of Economics in April, 1987. Her thesis 'U.S. Financial Aid and India's Economic Growth' was published in 1988. Some of her papers have been published in the annual conference Volume of Indian Economic Association.