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India Policy Forum 2011-12

India Policy Forum 2011-12
Volume 8

First Edition
Edited by:
  • Shekhar Shah - Director General, National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), New Delhi, India
  • Barry Bosworth - Senior fellow, Economic Studies Program, Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C
  • Arvind Panagariya - Columbia University, USA

September 2012 | 308 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
The objective of this annual publication is to generate theoretically rigorous and empirically informed research on current and unfolding issues of Indian economic policy. This book-the 8th volume in the series-presents a collection of papers presented in the 8th India Policy Forum Conference held on July 12-13, 2011 in New Delhi. Comments and discussions on each paper have also been included.

India Policy Forum, Volume 8, 2011-12, in particular, addresses issues related to the scope, speed, and desirability of economic reforms in India and their fundamental impact on the country's social and economic welfare. It deals specifically with issues related to health policies, public expenditure, inflation with respect to food prices, and state ownership of Indian banking sectors.

Editors' Summary

The Percolation of Public Expenditure: Food Subsidies and the Poor in India and the Philippines

Bharat Ramaswami and Shikha Jha
Is State Ownership in the Indian Banking Sector Desirable?

Viral Acharya
Expanding Health Coverage for Indians: An Assessment of the Policy

Ajay Mahal and Victoria Fan
Explaining Inflation in India: The Role of Food Prices

Prachi Mishra and Devesh Roy
Do Capital Controls Matter in India?

Renu Kohli and Agnes Belaisch

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ISBN: 9788132109730