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Hatekar's Suspension

I have been an active member of the academic community of Mumbai University for 40 years from 1953 to 1992; first as a student of the department of economics and later as a professor and director of the department. I strongly deplore the university’s act of suspending Neeraj Hatekar. During the...

More Light on a Miracle

The Growth Process in East Asian Manufacturing Industries: A Re-examination by Chia-Hung Sun; Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, US, 2004; pp xiii + 222, price not stated.

Indian Industry

Indian Industry Aftermath of Reforms India: Industrialisation in a Reforming Economy

V N Kothari

Letters V N Kothari V inodchandra Nagndas Kothari died on December 10, 2005, aged 71. With his death, MS University of Baroda has lost one of its most competent, devoted and upright professors of recent times. Kothari obtained his BA, MA and PhD degrees all from the University of Mumbai (then...

All in the Family

All in the Family The History of Family Business, 1850-2000 by Andrea Colli; Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2003; J C SANDESARA This short book is one in the series commissioned by the Economic History Society, and is intended for students and their teachers. It has four chapters. The first is on the nature and structure of family business; the second is on geographical, sectoral and quantitative distribution of family business; and the third juxtaposes family firms and managerial enterprises. Conclusions are summarised in the last chapter. A bibliographical essay and a detailed bibliography add to the value of the book for an inquisitive reader and for potential research.

P R Brahmananda:A Remembrance

In the history of Indian economic thought of the last 50 years, P R Brahmananda will have a secure place. His colleagues, students and readers will long remember him for what he taught them, for the help he gave them professionally and in other ways, and, in general, for the warmth and friendliness in his relations with them.

1999-2000 Budget and the Industrial Sector

The examination of the budget proposals for 1999-2000 for their impact, short and long term, on industrial growth. Also discussed are the larger questions of GDP growth, fiscal deficit and whether the budget comprises a move towards pushing reforms

Redefining Small Industry: Some Issues

The decision to redifine small industry by lowering the ceiling on investment will adversely affect a large number of industries.

National Agenda for Governance Some Quick Questions

'National Agenda for Governance': Some Quick Questions J C Sandesara Even a growth of 7 per cent the lower end of the 7-8 per cent growth projected in the 'National Agenda for Governance' of the BJP-led alliance will require fewer speed-breakers and more purposeful institutional changes than one finds in the document.

Targets beyond Reach

J C Sandesara This paper questions the feasibility of the targets indicated or implied, of fiscal deficit, and output and employment growth commenting generally on the social schemes proposed in the Union Budget, 1995-96. It also draws attention to the puzzle of falling savings and investment and rising output in recent years.

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