ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Lessons from the Software Industry

A National Export-Led Growth Plan

Dissipating investor confi dence in the economy suggests that now more than ever before the government needs an interventionist industrial policy centred on export promotion. However, a profound mistrust in the Indian state's developmental capacity continues to hinder any progress in this area. The country's software industry - an outcome of state-led export promotion - not only provides an example of successful state intervention but also proffers several wider points for an effective export-led growth plan.

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