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Mind the Gap-Is Economic Growth in India Leaving Some States Behind?

Mind the Gap-Is Economic Growth in India Leaving Some States Behind? »

Volume/Issue: 2006/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Catriona Purfield

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863635.001

ISBN: 9781451863635

Keywords: Conversions, State Level Growth, employment, per capita income, growth rates, growth rate, General Outlook and Conditions, Economic Development: Regional, Urban, and Rural Analyses

This paper examines how growth has varied across India's states. It finds that (i) the income gap between rich and poor states has widened; (ii) rich and faster-growing states have been more effective in reducing p...

Mauritius
			: Challenges of Sustained Growth

Mauritius : Challenges of Sustained Growth »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): James Yao , Gamal El-Masry , Padamja Khandelwal , and Emilio Sacerdoti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064164.058

ISBN: 9781589064164

Keywords: Development, Economic growth, inflation, monetary policy, financial system, export sector, banking

Mauritius has achieved remarkable success since its independence in 1968. It has one of the highest per capita GDPs in Africa, the economy has diversified from complete dependence on the sugar crop, into textiles,...

Why India Can Grow At 7 Percent a Year or More
			: Projections and Reflections

Why India Can Grow At 7 Percent a Year or More : Projections and Reflections »

Volume/Issue: 2004/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dani Rodrik , and Arvind Subramanian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854114.001

ISBN: 9781451854114

Keywords: Growth, institutions, growth rate, human capital, economic growth, tfp, total factor productivity, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East,

Using a simple growth accounting framework, we project India's future potential output growth rate through 2025. We argue that there is perhaps more upside potential than downside risks to our central estimate of a...

From 'Hindu Growth' to Productivity Surge
			: The Mystery of the Indian Growth Transition

From 'Hindu Growth' to Productivity Surge : The Mystery of the Indian Growth Transition »

Volume/Issue: 2004/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dani Rodrik , and Arvind Subramanian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850024.001

ISBN: 9781451850024

Keywords: Productivity growth, liberalization, probusiness, tfp, growth rate, total factor productivity, terms of trade, growth rates, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East,

This paper explores the causes of India's productivity surge around 1980, more than a decade before serious economic reforms were initiated. Trade liberalization, expansionary demand, a favorable external environme...

India in the 1980's and 1990's
			: A Triumph of Reforms

India in the 1980's and 1990's : A Triumph of Reforms »

Volume/Issue: 2004/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arvind Panagariya

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846355.001

ISBN: 9781451846355

Keywords: reforms, growth, liberalization, 1980s, 1990s, growth rate, growth rates, import liberalization, trade liberalization, gdp growth

Bradford DeLong and Dani Rodrik have argued that reforms in India cannot be credited with higher growth because the growth rate crossed the 5 percent mark in the 1980s, well before the launch of the July 1991 refor...

Productivity Trends in India's Manufacturing Sectors in the Last Two Decades

Productivity Trends in India's Manufacturing Sectors in the Last Two Decades »

Volume/Issue: 2003/22

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bulent Unel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451843996.001

ISBN: 9781451843996

Keywords: factor productivity, tfp, growth rates, labor shares, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General, General Aggregative Models: General,

Starting in the late 1970s, the Indian authorities implemented a series of reforms aimed at exposing the economy to greater competition and at liberalizing key aspects of economic activity. This paper investigates...

Is Growth Enough? Macroeconomic Policy and Poverty Reduction

Is Growth Enough? Macroeconomic Policy and Poverty Reduction »

Volume/Issue: 2002/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Leite , Charalambos Tsangarides , and Dhaneshwar Ghura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854091.001

ISBN: 9781451854091

Keywords: Macroeconomic Policy, Bayesian Analysis, probability, logarithm, equation, correlation, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Comparative Studies of Countries,

The paper investigates the existence of "super pro-poor" policies-that is, policies that directly influence the income of the poor after accounting for the effect of growth. It uses a dynamic panel estimator to cap...

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries
			: Issues and Policies

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries : Issues and Policies »

Volume/Issue: 2000/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mahmood Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850093.001

ISBN: 9781451850093

Keywords: Rural poverty; developing countries; issues and policies, rural poverty, health care, agricultural growth, agricultural land, rural women

In most developing countries, poverty is more widespread and severe in rural than in urban areas. The author reviews some important aspects of rural poverty and draws key implications for public policy. He presents...

Internal Migration, Center-State Grants and Economic Growth in the States of India

Internal Migration, Center-State Grants and Economic Growth in the States of India »

Volume/Issue: 1995/66

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Cashin , and Ratna Sahay

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451848762.001

ISBN: 9781451848762

Keywords: per capita incomes, per capita income, census, economic growth, growth rate

This paper examines the growth experience of twenty states of India during the period 1961-91, using cross-sectional estimation and the analytical framework of the Solow-Swan neoclassical growth model. We find evid...

India
			: Economic Reform and Growth

India : Economic Reform and Growth »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Richard Hemming , Woosik Chu , Charles Collyns , Karen Parker , Ajai Chopra , and Oliver Fratzscher

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755391.084

ISBN: 9781557755391

Keywords: capital goods, capital formation, public enterprises, private investment, expenditure

This paper explores the Indian adjustment program of 1991/92 and its initial results. The contents include long-term growth trends for output, investment, and macroeconomic condition; education, labor employment, a...