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

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Technical Change and Competitiveness in Indian Textile Industry

Why is it that the pace of technical change in Indian industry has been so poor? What are the forces that deter- mine the pace of this change? Since Indian research and development efforts have been meagre, why is it that industry has not imported more advanced techniques from the advanced capitalist economies? What has been the role of Indian capital goods sector in this process? This paper seeks to examine these issues in the context of the cotton textile industry.

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