The New Oxford Companion To Economics In India (Set Of 2 Volume With CD-ROM) 1st Edition

The New Oxford Companion To Economics In India (Set Of 2 Volume With CD-ROM) 1st Edition (English, Hardcover, KAUSHIK BASU, ANNEMIE MAERTENS)


The New Oxford Companion To Economics In India (Set Of 2 Volume With CD-ROM) 1st Edition  (English, Hardcover, KAUSHIK BASU, ANNEMIE MAERTENS)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Oxford
    • ISBN: 9780198078555, 0198078552
    • Edition: 1stEdition, 2011
    • Pages: 992
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    Published in the year 2011, The New Oxford Companion To Economics In India (Set Of 2 Volume With CD-ROM) is a comprehensive guide to the economy of India.

    Summary Of The Book

    In these modern times, it is becoming very difficult for people to get a hold of the basics of the Indian economy, which is actually a necessity. The previous edition of this book, published in the year 2007, was the first in-depth book on the Indian economy. This book describes the changes that have taken place in the Indian, and world economy, in the past 5 years, throwing light on the sub-prime crisis, global recession, and the great depression. This book also covers the present concerns in the financial markets, and outlines certain ways to regulate it. In this revised new edition, the readers are provided with current changes in policy, and recent developments, which account for more than 80 new entries.

    In this book The New Oxford Companion To Economics In India (Set Of 2 Volume With CD-ROM), the readers are provided with over 325 entries that deal with the emergence of the Indian economy, from obscurity to surface into global power. Additionally, this book also explains how to make these advancements in the economy accessible for the common man.

    This book has also been greatly appreciated by the current prime minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh, as he explains that this book not only lists the fundamentals of Indian economics, but also provides relevant information on economists in India. Although this book contains information relevant for academicians, corporates, policy makers, and journalists, individuals who want to gain a better understanding of the Indian economy may benefit greatly from reading this book as well.

    About The Authors

    Kaushik Basu is a renowned economist, and academician from India.

    Apart from this book, Basu has written The Less Developed Economy: A Critique Of Contemporary Theory, Analytical Development Economics, and India’s Emerging Economy: Performance And Prospects In The 1990s And Beyond.

    He was born in Kolkata, India, and attended St. Xavier’s Collegiate School in Kolkata. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics, and Mathematics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, along with a Master’s degree from the London School Of Economics. Following that, he earned his Doctoral degree from London School Of Economics, under the guidance of Amartya Sen. He currently holds the position of the Chief Economist, and Senior Vice President of the World Bank.

    Annemie Maertens is a renowned professor, currently working at the University Of Pittsburgh.

    Maertens holds a doctoral degree from Cornell University, studying Applied Economics And Management. Her main areas of research interest lie in empirical development economics, emphasizing behavioral, and social aspects of individual decision-making. She is also interested in research subjects such as gender, and the Indian marriage market, and child and maternal nutrition.

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    Book Details
    Publication Year
    • 2011
    University Books Details
    • B.A(Economics)
    • 229
    • 2.80
    • 79.1
    • 3039
    Ratings and Reviews
    7 Ratings &
    2 Reviews
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    Excellent Collection.

    A holistice Encyclopedia on India Economy. Its thoroughly updated with latest data and covers almost entire sphere of Economics in India. Its very good read for beginners as well experts. The companion can be described as handy. Highly recommended for all who are interested in Indian Economics and also for UPSC students who are thorough with their basics.

    Ajay Katesaria

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    29 Aug, 2012

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    Exceptional book..!

    One the best works on 'the Economics in India". Very useful and well-supported/documented by one of the finest studies by some of the best economists. I enjoyed both the volumes. The volumes are equally helpful for researchers, policy makers, teachers and students. Thanks Mr Kaushik Basu & Annemie Maertens.

    Ramesh Singh

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    28 Jun, 2015

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