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Regional growth dynamics in India in the post-economic reform period /
Biswa Swarup Misra.
imprint
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
description
xxi, 270 p. : ill.
ISBN
0230004911 (cloth)
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imprint
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
isbn
0230004911 (cloth)
catalogue key
6156813
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Biswa Swarup Misra heads the Department of Economic Analysis and Policy at the Patna office of the Reserve Bank of India
Summaries
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This book addresses wide ranging spatial development issues that have shaped the economic destiny of the Indian states in the post-reform period.
Long Description
With economic reforms underway for more than a decade in India, it is interesting to examine the responses of the Indian states to the newer challenges. This book addresses a wide range of issues, such as growth dynamics, income inequality, the fiscal behaviour of the states, the role of the banking sector, and the emerging institutional structure aimed at catering for social banking and strategies for agricultural growth.
Bowker Data Service Summary
The author addresses a wide range of issues, such as growth dynamics, income inequality, the fiscal behaviour of the states, the role of the banking sector, and the emerging institutional structure aimed at catering for social banking and strategies for agricultural growth.
Table of Contents
List of Tablesp. xi
List of Figuresp. xiii
Prefacep. xv
Acknowledgementsp. xvii
List of Abbreviationsp. xix
Introductionp. 1
Growth Performancep. 13
Alternative approaches to the states' economic performancep. 14
Data issuesp. 17
Behaviour of growth: spatial and temporal dimensionsp. 21
Sectoral growth in the post-reform periodp. 26
Variability of state domestic productp. 30
Sectoral shares in outputp. 32
Sectoral contribution to growthp. 36
Concluding observationsp. 38
Data issuesp. 41
A note on projection of output and populationp. 43
SDP estimation methodology: co-ordination between CSO and DoSp. 47
Income Inequalityp. 55
Income differential across statesp. 57
Rank analysisp. 59
Inequality measuresp. 63
Convergence analysisp. 70
Concluding observationsp. 84
Kendall's Coefficient of Concordancep. 88
Construction of Rank Concordance Indexp. 89
Gini decomposition of sectoral inequality (1981-93)p. 91
Absolute convergence cross-section dimensionp. 94
Absolute convergence panel dimensionp. 95
Ranking of states (1981-93)p. 96
Issues in convergence estimation: cross-section and panel data modelsp. 97
State Financesp. 101
Evolution of public financesp. 103
Major fiscal reform initiatives at the state levelp. 111
The cyclical character of fiscal policyp. 113
Fiscal stance: significance and consequence for inflationp. 116
Concluding observationsp. 123
Computation of fiscal impulsep. 124
Decomposition of primary deficitp. 125
Decomposition of deficit: estimation procedurep. 129
Analytics of Credit-Output Behaviour for Indian Statesp. 133
Review of the literaturep. 138
Pattern of growth and credit allocationp. 142
Econometric methodologyp. 145
Empirical resultsp. 153
Concluding observationsp. 155
Time series error correction mechanism resultsp. 158
Time series unit root testsp. 160
Time series cointegration evidencep. 162
Panel unit root testsp. 165
Changing share of output and credit in the statesp. 166
Changing growth of output and credit in the statesp. 167
Regional Rural Banks: Restructuring Strategiesp. 169
Restructuring strategiesp. 171
Performance of regional rural banks in the spatial dimension: some stylized factsp. 173
Review of the literaturep. 180
Data and methodologyp. 183
Empirical resultsp. 187
Restructuring in practicep. 188
Conclusionp. 195
The basis for the umbilical cord hypothesisp. 197
Agricultural Growth in Indian States: The Case of Orissap. 199
Orissa's economic performancep. 202
Overview of agriculture in Orissap. 205
Review of the literaturep. 211
Modelling agricultural performancep. 213
Conclusionp. 223
Notesp. 225
Bibliographyp. 233
Indexp. 247
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