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

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Excess Growth of Tertiary Sector

Excess Growth of Tertiary Sector? R Nagaraj ARGUING the relatively larger share of tertiary sector in national income in the recent years to be a consequence of its faster growth rate (compared to the primary and secondary sectors) ever since the independence, Bhattacharya and Mitra (1990) (henceforth B-M) have drawn attention to the implications of such a trend for growth and distribution. To quote them: "The sectoral disaggregation of national income shows that the tertiary sector has grown relatively faster than other sectors throughout the post- independence period of the Indian economy" (p 2445).

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