This new textbook discusses the elements of development and inclusive growth from a critical perspective and provides a fresh view of the dynamic relationship between development, growth, equity and poverty.Economics of Development: Towards Inclusive Growth argues that rather than focusing on grow..
This volume explores opportunities and challenges in articulating and implementing a robust but flexible set of strategies for meeting India's primary energy needs; making the energy system more resilient, in order to drive India's economic growth, and more equitable, in order to fulfil the basic en..
Environmental Economics: Theory and Applications is a comprehensive treatise on environmental economics with special focus on theories of collective action, environmental policy and management. A balanced blend of theory and practice, this book outlines the basic concepts, theories, tools an..
An in-depth analysis set in the context of the ongoing debate on fiscal policy vis-a-vis monetary policy Is fiscal deficit detrimental to growth rate? Does it create macroeconomic imbalance? If so, is deficit containment a prerequisite for sustained reduction in inflation? Does fiscal deficit cro..
Rural Development: Principles, Policies and Management, Third Edition, has been revised and repackaged as a comprehensive textbook on Rural Development and Planning. This book is primarily targeted at graduate and post-graduate students of Rural Development, Agricultural Policy and Planning and Rura..
GST and Its Aftermath: Is Consumer Really the King? takes a close look at the ongoing debate on the indirect tax reform initiative in India. It explains in simple, layperson parlance the complex structure of indirect taxation in India—both in the past and in the present—and sheds light on the variou..
This authoritative book is like nothing you have read before on the state of public policy in India. With the economy in trouble, Kelkar and Shah tackle some of the big questions while giving a clear path forward. Where have we gone astray? How did the liberalization process run aground? Why are we ..
Can India achieve a high-income status by 2050 when it celebrates the centenary of its Republic? Will the nation eliminate absolute poverty and improve its human development record? This book emphasizes the centrality of a trade-oriented services sector led by communication, business services..
India CSR Report 2019: Trends and Prospects of CSR, commissioned by Gujarat CSR Authority, examines the developments in the adoption of CSR practices in India and documents the changes over the last four years since the inception of the CSR mandate. A data-based assessment of geographical and themat..
This book, the first in a series on the North East, focuses on development-induced displacement of population in the region in the post-colonial period. Despite state-sponsored development initiatives, the North East still remains highly underdeveloped and politically disturbed. Various development ..
This textbook helps students understand the fundamentals of development studies by adopting a multi-disciplinary approach.Introduction to Development Studies presents a balanced mix of economic, social, political, cultural and administrative premises of development and analyses its theoretical and..
A balanced and accessible introduction to the core issues and challenges of developmentThe challenges faced by developing countries are multi-dimensional in nature, extending to the fields of economics, sociology, administration, politics and environment. Issues and Challenges of Development: An..