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Growth, Development, and Diversity: India's Record since Liberalization

K. Pushpangadan and V.N. Balasubramanyam


Most states in India have experienced relatively high growth rates since the introduction of extensive economic liberalization measures. But there does not seem to be a recognizable correlation between the growth rates of states and their development record. ‘Growth’ and ‘development’ have been considered synonymous and used interchangeably, until recently. The concern that growth may not result in development has been expressed by Indian planners, policymakers, and experts on development issues. This volume not only recognizes this, but also analyses the main issue—the contribution of liberal ... More

Keywords: India, liberalization, growth, development, inclusive growth, child labour, nutrition, education, employment, trade, productivity

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Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780198077992
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077992.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

K. Pushpangadan, editor
Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum

V.N. Balasubramanyam, editor
Professor of Development Economics, University of Lancaster

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