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I S Gulati: Our Teacher

As his PhD students, we saw the late I S Gulati performing three roles: those of the practising policy-maker, a researcher acutely concerned about the role of fiscal policy in India and a teacher.

Recent Trends in State Government Finances

expenditure itself turned out to be one of Recent Trends in State Government Finances the major reasons for the increase in fiscal deficit at state level.

Growing Imbalances in Federal Fiscal Relationship

Relationship Pinaki Chakraborty This paper analyses how the relative importance of the various components of resource transfers from the centre to the states, viz, tax sharing grants and loans, has changed over half a century. What do these changes signify?

Tax Reductions and Their Revenue Implications-How Valid Is the Laffer Curve

Tax Reductions and Their Revenue Implications How Valid Is the Laffer Curve? This paper attempts to examine whether the lowering of the rates of direct and indirect taxes in recent years has resulted in higher tax mobilisation. What has been the actual experience in the post-reform period? And will the experience in 1997-98 and thereafter be any different ?


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