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Business and Growth Rate Cycles

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The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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This entry describes business and growth rate cycles with special reference to the Indian economy. It uses the classical NBER

Chronic Illnesses

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Jishnu Das and Jeffrey S. Hammer

The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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India is in the midst of an ‘epidemiological transition’ whereby, as the population grows richer and older, the burden of

Clusters and Their Diversity Introduced

Clusters and Their Diversity Introduced   Reference library

The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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There are several locations that are synonymous with a particular product, both industrial and artisan, besides being known for services.

Corporate Ownership and Performance

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Jayati Sarkar and Subrata Sarkar

The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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Background

The question of whether ownership characteristics of firms are related to their performance has been extensively debated in the

Demographic Dividend

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K. Navaneetham

The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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Over the past four decades India has undergone rapid demographic changes. The onset and speed of demographic transition—a process of

Derivatives

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Asani Sarkar

The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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Rise of Derivatives

The global economic order that emerged after the Second World War was a system where many less-developed

Energy

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The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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The role of energy in India’s economic growth and its importance to Indian society has undergone substantial changes since India

Equity Premium

Equity Premium   Reference library

The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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Equity premium is the return earned by a risky security, such as a stock, in excess of that earned by

Exchange Rates

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The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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As India becomes more open and increasingly integrated into the world economy, the rupee’s exchange rate is likely to play

Farmers’ Distress and Suicides

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The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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Background

The agrarian structure in India has undergone three significant phases of change during the last six decades. First, the

Financial Inclusion

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The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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In a far flung village of Andhra Pradesh, Achhamma was forced to hide her hard-earned money under the kitchen stove

Fiscal Deficit

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The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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*The gross fiscal deficit (GFD) of the government is the excess of its total expenditure, current and capital, including

Food Procurement Policy

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The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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The Indian government’s food procurement policy is geared towards achieving the twin objectives of serving consumers through price subsidy and

Foreign Exchange Markets

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The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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Introduction

During 2003–4 the average monthly turnover in the Indian foreign exchange market touched about US$ 175 billion. Since then,

Foreign Exchange Reserves

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The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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Any discussion of India’s foreign exchange reserves immediately brings back unsavoury memories of April 1991 when India’s foreign exchange reserves

Foreign Institutional Investment

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The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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In 2004–5 portfolio investments in India accounted for about 62 per cent of total foreign investment in the country and

G-20 and Multilateral Economic Cooperation

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The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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MFIs and Developing Countries

India has a long association with multilateral financial institutions (MFIs), the most prominent of which are

Growth Experience

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The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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1India’s economic performance during the first three decades since Independence was christened the ‘Hindu’ rate of growth, a term

India’s Growth Turnaround

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The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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From 1950 to 1980, Indian real gross domestic product (GDP) grew at an annual average rate of 3.6 per cent

Industrial Growth

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The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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In 1950–1, industry (mining; manufacturing; electricity, gas, and water; and construction) contributed 15.2 per cent of the gross domestic product

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