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India Policy Forum 2006-07

India Policy Forum 2006-07
Volume 3

Edited by:
  • Suman Bery - Chief Economist, Shell International, The Hague, Netherlands
  • Barry Bosworth - Senior fellow, Economic Studies Program, Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C
  • Arvind Panagariya - Columbia University, USA

Volume: 3

© 2007 | 296 pages | SAGE India
India Policy Forum is a journal which is jointly promoted by the National Council for Applied Economic Research, New Delhi and the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C., with the objective of presenting high-quality empirical research on the major economic policy issues that confront contemporary India. The papers cover a diverse set of macro and microeconomic topics of relevance to policymakers.

The prime objective of this volume is to make the policy discussion accessible to a broad nonspecialist audience within India and abroad. This journal is also expected to assist in the development of a global network of scholars interested in India's economic transformation.

Editors' Summary  
Sources of Growth in the Indian Economy Barry Bosworth, Susan M Collins and Arvind Virmani
Trade Liberalization, Labor-Market Institutions and Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Indian States Rana Hasan, Devashish Mitra and Beyza P Ural
Teacher Compensation: Can Decentralization to Local Bodies Take India from the Perfect Storm Through Troubled Waters to Clear Sailing? Lant Pritchett and Rinku Murgai
Does Economic Growth Reduce Fertility? Rural India 1971-1999 Andrew D Foster and Mark Rosenzweig
Managing the Environmental Consequences of Growth: Forest Degradation in the Indian Mid-Himalayas Jean-Marie Baland, Pranab Bardhan, Sanghamitra Das, Dilip Mookherjee and Rinki Sarkar

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Suman Bery

Suman Bery is Chief Economist, Shell International, based in The Hague, Netherlands. He assumed this position on 1 February 2012.Mr Bery served as Director-General (Chief Executive) of the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), New Delhi, from January 2001 to March 2011. NCAER is one of India’s leading independent policy research institutions. He then served as Country Director-India Central, the International Growth Centre (IGC). The IGC is a research initiative of UK Aid in partnership with the London School of Economics and the University of Oxford. In this capacity he was responsible for setting up the IGC’s New Delhi... More About Author

Barry Bosworth

Arvind Panagariya

Arvind Panagariya is a Professor of Economics at Columbia University. He has been the Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank. He has also worked for the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, World Trade Organization, and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in various capacities. His books include India: The Emerging Giant(2008) and The Economics of Preferential Trade Agreement(coedited with JagdishBhagwati, 1996). More About Author

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ISBN: 9780761936329