Coverart for item
The Resource Development in India : Micro and Macro Perspectives

Development in India : Micro and Macro Perspectives

Label
Development in India : Micro and Macro Perspectives
Title
Development in India
Title remainder
Micro and Macro Perspectives
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
India Studies in Business and Economics Ser
Development in India : Micro and Macro Perspectives
Label
Development in India : Micro and Macro Perspectives
Link
http://libproxy.rpi.edu/login?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/rpi/detail.action?docID=3567830
Publication
Copyright
Related Contributor
Related Location
Related Agents
Related Authorities
Related Subjects
Related Items
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface -- Contents -- Editors and Contributors -- 1 Introduction to Development in India: Micro and Macro Perspectives -- 1.1 Part 1: Formal and Informal Institutions -- 1.2 Part 2: Aid and Poverty -- 1.3 Part 3: Indian Agriculture: Growth and Distribution -- 1.4 Part 4: Financial Markets and Macro Economy -- 1.5 Part 5: Technological Change, Trade, and Development -- 1.6 Part 6: Ecosystems and Energy -- References -- Part I Formal and Informal Institutions -- 2 Caste Networks in the Modern Indian Economy -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Caste Networks in Rural and Urban India -- 2.3 Caste Networks and the Misallocation of Factors of Production -- 2.4 Caste Networks and Occupational Mobility -- 2.5 Caste Networks and Restrictions on Mobility in Urban India -- 2.6 Caste Networks and Restrictions on Mobility in Rural India -- 2.7 New Roles for Caste Networks -- 2.8 Network Decay -- 2.9 Conclusion -- References -- 3 Evolution of Judicial Activism: The Supreme Court of India -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Judicial Activism: The Run-up to the Emergency of 1975--77 -- 3.2.1 Absence of Judicial Activism in India Prior to the Emergency -- 3.2.2 Tussle Between Judiciary and Legislative Branches -- 3.2.3 The Declaration of Emergency: July 25, 1975 -- 3.3 The Expansive Path of Judicial Activism Since the Emergency -- 3.3.1 Public Interest Litigation (PIL) -- 3.3.2 Expansive Reading of Article 21 on L̀̀ife and Personal Liberty'' -- 3.4 Economic Spill Overs of Judicial Decisions -- 3.4.1 Economic Logic of the Separation of Fundamental Rights (Part III) and Directive Principles of State Policy (Part IV) -- 3.5 Concluding Remarks -- References -- 4 Corruption: Supply-Side and Demand-Side Solutions -- 4.1 Community-Based Institutions in Other Contexts -- 4.2 Community-Based Collective Action Against Corruption -- 4.3 Further Requirements -- 4.4 Start-up Problems
  • 4.5 The Role of Culture -- 4.6 Other Government Action -- 4.7 Limitations -- 4.8 Challenge to Research and Action -- References -- Part II Aid and Poverty -- 5 Can a Country Be a Donor and a Recipient of Aid? -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 The Salience of the Nation State: Global Rawlsians Versus Rawls -- 5.3 Global Utilitarianism and Anti-poverty Targeting -- 5.4 Some Operational Considerations: The Case of IDA -- 5.5 Conclusion -- References -- 6 Why is Poverty Declining so Slowly in India? -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Empirical Picture -- 6.3 Structure of Indian Economy -- 6.3.1 Growth Drivers and Employment -- 6.3.2 Growth Drivers -- 6.4 Demand Pattern -- 6.4.1 Education -- 6.5 Conclusions -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Part III Indian Agriculture: Growth andDistribution -- 7 Agriculture and Structural Transformation 1960--2040: Implications for Double-Digit Inclusive Growth -- 7.1 The Issues -- 7.2 The Approach -- 7.3 The Results -- 7.3.1 The Reference Run -- 7.3.2 The Changing Structure of Food Consumption -- 7.3.3 Maximizing Growth Has Major Implications -- 7.3.4 Attaining Inclusive Double-Digit Growth -- 7.3.4.1 Agricultural Productivity Growth -- 7.3.4.2 Importance of Water Use Efficiency and Irrigation -- 7.3.4.3 Import and Land Constraints Have Economy-Wide Impacts -- 7.3.4.4 Impact of Higher Trade Bounds -- 7.3.4.5 Impact of High Irrigation, High TFPG, and Larger Imports -- 7.3.5 Impacts on Poverty -- 7.3.6 Migration and Structural Transformation -- 7.4 Comparison to Past Trends -- 7.5 Summary and Conclusions -- References -- 8 Incremental Reforms in Food Policy: What Are the Possibilities? -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 The Theory and Practice of Food Policy Interventions -- 8.3 Reforming the PDS: The Debate -- 8.4 Storage and Logistics: How Much Capacity Is Needed? -- 8.5 Matching Storage Capacity to Procurement
  • 8.6 Procurement Reforms: Computerizing the Procurement Network -- 8.7 Distribution Reforms -- 8.8 Individual State Experiences -- 8.8.1 Chhattisgarh -- 8.8.2 Gujarat -- 8.8.3 Madhya Pradesh -- 8.9 Conclusions -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Part IV Financial Markets and MacroEconomy -- 9 A Model of Bubbles and Crashes -- 9.1 Exogenous Crashes -- 9.2 Endogenous Crashes -- 9.3 Synchronizing Events -- 9.4 Common Knowledge and C̀̀lassical'' Impossibilities -- 9.5 Conclusion -- References -- 10 Experimental Exploration into Macro Economics -- 10.1 Economics as an Experimental Science -- 10.2 What Have We Learned? -- 10.2.1 Properties of Competitive Markets -- 10.2.2 Rational Expectations Equilibria in Asset Markets -- 10.2.3 Information Aggregation in Markets -- 10.2.4 Cost of Information -- 10.2.5 Price Indeterminacy and Bubbles -- 10.2.6 Equilibrium Selection in Presence of Multiplicity -- 10.2.7 Fiat Money and Monetary Policy -- 10.2.8 From Research to Policy -- 10.2.9 Sunspot Equilibria -- 10.2.10 Default Penalty as an Equilibrium Selection Mechanism -- 10.2.11 Financing Public Goods Through Democratic Taxation -- 10.2.12 Role of Optimization in Economics -- 10.2.13 Market as Artifacts -- 10.3 Challenges and Open Questions -- References -- 11 Does the Tail Wag the Dog? The Effect of Credit Default Swaps on Credit Risk -- 11.1 Related Literature and Testable Hypotheses -- 11.2 Dataset on CDS Trading and Bankruptcy -- 11.3 CDS Trading and Credit Risk: Empirical Results -- 11.3.1 Credit Ratings Before and After the Introduction of CDS -- 11.3.2 Baseline Hazard Model Results on Downgrading and Bankruptcy -- 11.3.3 Selection and Endogeneity in CDS Trading -- 11.3.3.1 Determinants of CDS Trading -- 11.3.3.2 Propensity Score Matching -- 11.3.3.3 Full-Information Maximum Likelihood (FIML)
  • 11.3.4 Channels and Mechanisms for the Effect of CDS on Credit Risk -- 11.3.4.1 CDS Contracts Outstanding -- 11.3.4.2 Likelihood of Bankruptcy Conditioning on Distress -- 11.3.4.3 Ǹ̀o Restructuring'' CDS -- 11.3.4.4 Number of Creditors -- 11.4 Conclusion -- Acknowledgement -- A.1 Appendix. Credit Default Swaps' Credit Event Definitions -- References -- 12 Financial Crisis and Liquidity Trap Some Theoretical and Policy Perspectives -- 12.1 Introduction -- 12.2 Liquidity Trap and Demand Deficiency -- 12.2.1 Nature of Liquidity Trap: Keynes, Keynesians and New Keynesians -- 12.3 Liquidity Trap: Some Stylized Facts -- 12.4 Sources of the Trap and Policy Failure -- 12.4.1 Nature of Imbalances -- 12.4.2 Imbalances and the Post-bubble Liquidity Trap -- 12.5 Policy Requirements -- 12.5.1 Repairing the Financial System -- 12.5.2 Monetary Policy -- 12.5.3 Fiscal Expansion and Consolidation -- 12.5.3.1 Escaping from the Liquidity Trap: A Policy Framework -- 12.5.4 Some Fiscal Policy Imperatives -- 12.6 Summary and Conclusion -- A.1 Appendix -- A.1.1 Ricardian Non-equivalence Under Liquidity Trap -- References -- Part V Technological Change, Trade andDevelopment -- 13 Finite Change---Implication for Trade Theory, Policy and Development -- 13.1 Introduction and Preliminaries -- 13.2 Finite Change and Tariff-Quota Non-equivalence -- 13.3 A Complex Production Structure -- 13.4 International Factor Mobility, Wage Distribution and Finite Change -- 13.5 Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 14 Information Technology and Its Role in India's Economic Development: A Review -- 14.1 Introduction -- 14.2 IT-BPO Industry -- 14.3 Rural Development -- 14.4 E-Commerce -- 14.5 Manufacturing -- 14.6 E-Governance -- 14.7 Conclusion -- References -- Part VI Ecosystems and Energy
  • 15 Value of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in South Asia and India: Past, Present and Future -- 15.1 Introduction -- 15.2 Estimating Changes in Ecosystem Services: 1900 to 2000 -- 15.2.1 Change in MSA Area -- 15.2.2 Valuing the Changes in Ecosystem Services -- 15.2.2.1 Forests -- 15.2.2.2 Grassland and Steppe -- 15.2.2.3 The Total Economic Impact Related to a Loss of MSA Area -- 15.2.2.4 Net Economic Impacts on Annual Flows Provided by ES Taking Account of Agricultural Benefits -- 15.2.2.5 Conclusions on Impacts of Loss of Biodiversity 1900 to 2050 -- 15.3 The Value of Current Ecosystem Services in India -- 15.3.1 Background and Introduction -- 15.3.2 Direct and Indirect Services of Forests -- 15.3.2.1 Carbon Sequestration in Indian Forests -- 15.3.2.2 Non-use Values Associated with Conservation Forests -- 15.3.3 Services from Grasslands, Wetlands, Mangroves and Coral Reefs -- 15.3.3.1 Services Derived from Grasslands -- 15.3.3.2 Services Derived from Wetlands -- 15.3.3.3 Services Derived From Mangroves -- 15.3.3.4 Services Derived from Coral Reefs -- 15.3.4 Summary of Values of Ecosystem Services in India -- 15.4 Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 16 Climate Resilient Cities: Vulnerability Profiling of Twenty Indian Cities -- 16.1 Introduction -- 16.1.1 Climate Variability in India -- 16.1.2 Scope and Background of the Study -- 16.2 Methodology -- 16.3 Case Studies -- 16.4 Comparative Analysis -- 16.4.1 Recommendations -- 16.4.2 Climate Informed Urbanization and Enabling Policies -- 16.5 Concluding Remarks -- References -- 17 Challenges for Sustainable Energy Development in India -- 17.1 Introduction -- 17.2 Introduction to the Energy Sector in India -- 17.3 The Enduring Nature of Energy-Environment Conflicts in India -- 17.4 Sustainable Energy Paradigm -- 17.5 How Far Is the Road for Renewable Energy Technologies?
  • 17.6 Gingerly Steps Towards a Resolution
http://library.link/vocab/cover_art
https://contentcafe2.btol.com/ContentCafe/Jacket.aspx?Return=1&Type=S&Value=9788132225416&userID=ebsco-test&password=ebsco-test
Dimensions
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
{'f': 'http://opac.lib.rpi.edu/record=b4390909'}
Extent
1 online resource (376 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9788132225416
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

Library Locations

    • Folsom LibraryBorrow it
      110 8th St, Troy, NY, 12180, US
      42.729766 -73.682577
Processing Feedback ...