The Political Economy of Development in India
|Authors (s):||Pranab Bardhan (Author)|
|Pub. date:||01.01.2006, 1st ed.|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
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Overview for The Political Economy of Development in IndiaIn this insightful and easily accessible classic, Prof. Bardhan the political and economic constraints on Indian development and n this process, highlights the nature of relationship between the government and different interest groups.This stimulating and thought- provoking book examines the political economy aspects of the recent policy reforms in India. Given dominant anti-market streak in the Indian political culture, collective passion for group equity and deep suspicion of competition, the author cautions that our expectations of the success of these reforms should be based on ground realities.
Pranab Bardhan (Author)Pranab Bardhan is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, and co-chair of the MacArthur Foundation-funded Network on the Effects of Inequality on Economic Performance. He has done theoretical and field research on rural institutions in poor countries, political economy of development policies, and international trade. He was chief Editor, Journal of Development Economics, 1985-2003. His books include Poverty, Agrarian Structure, and Political Economy in India: Selected Essays, 2003; Development Microeconomics, 1999.
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