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Growth Perspectives of the Eighth Plan-A Two-Sector Open Economy Framework

A Two-Sector Open Economy Framework Suman Sarkar The two-sector model presented in this paper takes into account foreign trade which was assumed to be absent in Mahalanobis model in addition to aspects of sectoral investment allocation in the Indian economy. Keeping in view the changes that may result from the government's New Economic Policy in the shares of the consumer goods and investment goods sectors in total national investment, alternative economic growth projections have been made for a period of 20 years. Using the new model, the study makes an attempt to assess the prospects of a relatively high long-term growth rate by increasing the level of efficiency in domestic resource use and the inflow of investment goods from abroad.

India s Agricultural Development An Alternative Path

India's Agricultural Development An Alternative Path Suman Sarkar Making use of two sets of official information regarding the character and performance of co-operative farming- societies, initiated in the fifties and sixties, this paper examines the empirical plausibility of different hypotheses underlying the existing negative views of co-operative farming as an approach to India's agricultural development. Facts analysed in this paper tell a different story.

Marketing of Foodgrains-An Analysis of Village Survey Data for West Bengal and Bihar

An Analysis of Village Survey Data for West Bengal and Bihar Suman Sarkar This paper presents an analysis of village survey data on the relationship between different classes of producers and different categories of traders who act as marketing channels for paddy and rice in West Bengal and Bihar.

Revolution in an Ivory Tower

Revolution in an Ivory Tower SANTINIKETAN recently saw an unprecedented phenomenon
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