ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Expenditure Compression and Health-Sector Outlays

The compression of public expenditure, an important facet of the structural adjustment programme, will result in cuts in the centre's transfers to the states. What impact will this have on the state's spending on the health sector ? Recent changes in the allocation of resources to health care by the centre and the states are reviewed and an attempt is made to identify the threats to sustainability of present levels of spending on health care.

Issues before Ninth Finance Commission

Issues before Ninth Finance Commission Amaresh Bagchi Tapas Sen V B Tulasidhar In the federal framework which the Indian constitution contemplates, the arrangements governing financial relations constitute almost the keystone and in this again the institution of the Finance Commission has a crucial role. For the future of the Indian federation, it is therefore essential that the current controversies over the terms of reference of the Ninth Finance Commission are resolved satisfactorily and solutions found to the problems which the working of the Finance Commissions in the past has given rise to or the terms of the Ninth Finance Commission are likely to create.

Cost and Efficacy of Fiscal Incentives- Case of Sales Tax Subsidy

Cost and Efficacy of Fiscal Incentives Case of Sales Tax Subsidy V B Tulasidhar M Govinda Rao Fiscal incentives to promote industrial development have multiplied, but their cost and their effect on industrialisation remain indeterminate. There exist some studies of fiscal incentives extended by the Central government, but those given by State governments remain an unexplored area.
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