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Economic Theory

In February 2006, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) hosted a conference with a central focus on economic theory broadly related to the themes of equity, efficiency, and governance. This was repeated in 2007, and thereafter, the funding and organisation of the conference assumed a helpfully...

For Open Economics and Democratic Politics

has differed from Keynes whose attempts to directly influence politicians are well For Open Economics and known. But his stance also differs from the usual practice of public-minded Indian economists who try to directly interact Democratic Politics A Stream of Windows: Unsettling Reflections on Trade, Immigration and Democracy by Jagdish Bhagwati; MIT Press, 1998; pp XLXIX + 531,

Structural Adjustment in Latin America

Latin American countries in the early 1980s suffered from severe economic imbalances, large debts and high inflation levels. The cure attempted led to stagnation of the economies. This paper examines whether the structural reform programmes of the 1980s have led to better economic performance in the 1990s. It recommends that IMF should emphasise management of balance of payments rather than structural adjustment.

Trade in Services and TNCs

Trade in Services and TNCs Manmohan Agarwal Foreign Direct Investment and Transnational Corporations in Services; UNCTC, UN, New York, 1989. The Uruguay Round: Services in the World Economy by P A Messerlin and K P Sauvant (eds); World Bank and UNCTC, UN, New York, 1990.

Sukhamoy Chakravarty as a Development Economist

Economist Manmohan Agarwal On the occasion of the first anniversary of his death on August 22, 1990, this paper discusses Sukhamoy Chakravarty's views on development As a development theorist, Chakravarty's work can be broadly divided into two categories. A characteristic of much of his earlier work is its concern with the implications of investment planning. Later,'particularly after his experience in the Planning Commission, he was much more concerned with formulating an appropriate theoretical framework for analysing the development process and devising an appropriate development strategy, particularly for a labour surplus economy such as India.
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