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The challenge of fiscal reform in India

Jha, Raghbendra

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This paper argues that the growth performance of the Indian economy, while commendable by the standards of the pre reform period, is not adequate to rid India of the bane of poverty in a short enough time period. Two reasons are identified for this inadequate growth performance viz., low rate of savings and investment and poor productivity of public sector investments. The paper then discusses the design of fiscal policy to help raise the rate of saving and investment and improve the...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorJha, Raghbendra
dc.contributor.editorParthasarathi Banerjee
dc.contributor.editorFrank-Jurgen Rishter
dc.date.accessioned2003-07-21
dc.date.accessioned2004-05-19T07:30:44Z
dc.date.accessioned2011-01-05T08:37:10Z
dc.date.available2004-05-19T07:30:44Z
dc.date.available2011-01-05T08:37:10Z
dc.date.created2001
dc.identifier.isbn1403901090
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/40308
dc.identifier.urihttp://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/40308
dc.description.abstractThis paper argues that the growth performance of the Indian economy, while commendable by the standards of the pre reform period, is not adequate to rid India of the bane of poverty in a short enough time period. Two reasons are identified for this inadequate growth performance viz., low rate of savings and investment and poor productivity of public sector investments. The paper then discusses the design of fiscal policy to help raise the rate of saving and investment and improve the productivity of public expenditures.
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dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherPalgrave Macmillan Ltd
dc.relation.ispartofEconomic Institutions in India: sustainability under liberalization and globalization
dc.relation.isversionof1st Edition
dc.subjectIndia
dc.subjectgrowth performance
dc.subjectpoverty
dc.subjectfiscal policy
dc.subjectpublic expenditure
dc.titleThe challenge of fiscal reform in India
dc.typeWorking/Technical Paper
local.description.refereedno
local.identifier.citationyear2001
local.identifier.eprintid1718
local.rights.ispublishedno
local.identifier.absfor140210 - International Economics and International Finance
local.identifier.ariespublicationMigratedxPub3251
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationASARC, RSPAS
local.contributor.affiliationANU
local.citationWorking Paper no. 2000/11
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage15
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage34
dc.date.updated2015-12-11T07:59:51Z
local.bibliographicCitation.placeofpublicationNew York, USA
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