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India's Reforms How They Produced Inclusive Growth

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ISBN-10: 0199915180

ISBN-13: 9780199915187

Edition: 2012

Authors: Jagdish Bhagwati, Arvind Panagariya

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When India embraced systematic economic reforms in 1991 and began opening its economy to both domestic and foreign competition, critics argued that they had contributed little to the acceleration of economic growth. Their argument had rested on the claim that growth in the 1990s was no faster than in the 1980s. This claim was quickly refuted on the grounds that when properly evaluated, growth had indeed accelerated in the 1990s and, more importantly, while reforms had been made systematic in 1991, they had actually begun much earlier in the late 1970s. Subsequently, the reforms of the late 1990s and early 2000s have led to a jump in the growth rate from six percent in the 1990s to eight to…    
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List price: $93.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/26/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 216
Size: 6.46" wide x 9.33" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Introduction: Trade, Poverty, Inequality, and Democracy
Reforms and Democracy
Views from the Indian Electorate: Satisfactions and Dissatisfactions with Democracy, Politics, and the Economy
Economic Reforms and Election Outcomes
Trade, Poverty, and Inequality
Trade Liberalization and Poverty Reduction: New Evidence from Indian States
Growth, Openness, and the Socially Disadvantaged
Trade and Inequality in India
Index 279