India Public Finance and Policy Report 2016

Fiscal Issues and Macro Economy

ISBN:

9780199472056

Publication date:

03/08/2016

Paperback

168 pages

ISBN:

9780199472056

Publication date:

03/08/2016

Paperback

168 pages

Edited by Jyotsna Jalan, Sugata Marjit & Sattwik Santra

The India Public Finance and Policy Report 2016 debates contemporaneous issues in public finance and public policy from a national and a global perspective. This inaugural volume on ‘Fiscal Issues and Macro Economy’ presents a comprehensive survey of India’s fiscal policy, offering new insights on the state of public finance in the country from a contemporary, historical, and futuristic perspective.

Edited by Jyotsna Jalan, Sugata Marjit & Sattwik Santra

Edited by Jyotsna Jalan, Sugata Marjit & Sattwik Santra

Table of contents


Preface
Acknowledgements
List of Tables, Figures, and Boxes
List of Abbreviations and Acronyms
India’s Fiscal Policy: Past, Present, and the Way Forward Centre for Training and Research in Public Finance and Policy
1. Intergovernmental Transfers and Fiscal Performance of Indian States
Jayanta Kumar Dwibedi
2. Deficit Management and Its Implications for Inflation
M. Ramachandran and Hersch Sahay
3. Demographic Changes and Economic Growth: Observations from India
Pranab Kumar Das and Saibal Kar
4. India: Importing Growth from Abroad?
Sugata Marjit and Sattwik Santra
5. Fiscal Policy Interdependencies and Contagion Effects in South Asia
Fabrizio Carmignani
6. Assessing Fiscal Performance of Indian States: A Composite Fiscal Index
Sugata Marjit, Jayanta Kumar Dwibedi, and Koushik Kumar Hati
Statistical Appendix
About the Editors and Contributors

Edited by Jyotsna Jalan, Sugata Marjit & Sattwik Santra

Edited by Jyotsna Jalan, Sugata Marjit & Sattwik Santra

Review

‘… combines the necessary historical perspective with a close focus on the current outlook and the predicaments of the post-financial-crisis period.’—Michele Boldrin, Washington University, St. Louis, USA
‘[T]he chapters provide a competent portrayal of some of the contemporary issues pertaining to the Indian economy.’—Abhirup Sarkar, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
‘… represents yet another important contribution of CTRPFP to the development of sound public policy in India.’—Flavio M. Menezes, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Edited by Jyotsna Jalan, Sugata Marjit & Sattwik Santra

Reviews

‘… combines the necessary historical perspective with a close focus on the current outlook and the predicaments of the post-financial-crisis period.’—Michele Boldrin, Washington University, St. Louis, USA
‘[T]he chapters provide a competent portrayal of some of the contemporary issues pertaining to the Indian economy.’—Abhirup Sarkar, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
‘… represents yet another important contribution of CTRPFP to the development of sound public policy in India.’—Flavio M. Menezes, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

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Table of contents


Preface
Acknowledgements
List of Tables, Figures, and Boxes
List of Abbreviations and Acronyms
India’s Fiscal Policy: Past, Present, and the Way Forward Centre for Training and Research in Public Finance and Policy
1. Intergovernmental Transfers and Fiscal Performance of Indian States
Jayanta Kumar Dwibedi
2. Deficit Management and Its Implications for Inflation
M. Ramachandran and Hersch Sahay
3. Demographic Changes and Economic Growth: Observations from India
Pranab Kumar Das and Saibal Kar
4. India: Importing Growth from Abroad?
Sugata Marjit and Sattwik Santra
5. Fiscal Policy Interdependencies and Contagion Effects in South Asia
Fabrizio Carmignani
6. Assessing Fiscal Performance of Indian States: A Composite Fiscal Index
Sugata Marjit, Jayanta Kumar Dwibedi, and Koushik Kumar Hati
Statistical Appendix
About the Editors and Contributors

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