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Roots of Disaffection in Punjab

Federalism, Nationalism and Development: India and the Punjab Economy by Pritam Singh (New Delhi: Routledge), 2009; xviii + 223, price not indicated.

Import Liberalisation and the New Industrial Strategy-An Analysis of Their Impact on Output and Employment

New Industrial Strategy An Analysis of Their Impact on Output and Employment Ajit Singh Jayati Ghosh This paper examines the new industrial strategy arid assesses its consequences for technology, employment and output. This is done at both the macroeconomic and microeconomic levels, the latter, by assessing the effect of the liberalisation of imports of capital goods on a few, specific domestic capital goods industries. The authors also draw from the experience of Mexico's import liberalisation policies of the 1970s.

World Trading and Payments System, Economic Growth and Structural Change

World Trading and Payments System, Economic Growth and Structural Change A Third World Perspective Ajit Singh This paper argues that with the long-term deceleration in world economic growth, efforts to expand the exports of developing countries, even to the extent that they are successful, are not likely to be adequate. It is necessary, therefore, to simultaneously reduce the propensity to import in these countries.

Political Economy of Socialist Development in China since 1949

Chinese economic history over the last two decades shows a particularly striking contrast between two fundamentally different views of socialist development. This article attempts to highlight these differences. The author has also tried to suggest that the Maoist model of development

Holding Company and the Public Sector- An Instrument of State Enterprise

Holding Company and the Public Sector An Instrument of State Enterprise Ajit Singh The holding company in the steel sector could bring about a major reform in the administration and management of public enterprises, but only if it is used as an instrument of simplifying the work of the ministries by 'hiving off activities from them.
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