Perspectives on Maharashtra`s Economy

ISBN Number : 81-7866-983-8

Library Price : Rs.550

Library Dollar Price : 22$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2004

No. Of Pages : 237

Book Weight :0

About The Book

The economy of the state of Maharashtra has come under intense scrutiny of late. As one of the leading states in India, this is as it should be. This book makes an important contribution to the Maharashtra-centric research industry that has taken off in recent years. The primary purpose of the papers included in this volume was to provide inputs to the Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Government of Maharashtra in its task of preparing the Economic Survey of the state. Consequently, the research presented in the papers represents not only a rigorous academic exericse but also provides practical guidance for the preparation of the Economic Survey. The book profits from the wide experience of all the paper writers who are experts in their respective fields.

Book Content of Perspectives on Maharashtra`s Economy
  1. Reorienting Economic Survey of Maharashtra : Some Issues
  2. A Comparative Study of the Public Finances of Indian States (With Special focus on Maharashtra)
  3. Building Capabilities: Education in Maharashtra
  4. Maharashtra : Some Facts and Insights for Macro and Micro Reforms in Health Sector
  5. Maharashtra`s Current Population Issues
  6. Status of Power Sector in Maharashtra - Problems and Issues
  7. Transport in Maharashtra : Critical Issues, Constraints and Emerging Options
  8. Some Aspects of Agriculture and Poverty Linkages in Maharashtra
  9. Micro-Finance Through Self - Help Groups In Maharashtra
  10. Watershed Development and Poverty Alleviation
  11. Performance of Maharashtra`s Manufacturing Sector
  12. Employment Status of Maharashtra in 2001: A Sectoral, Regional and Genderwise Analysis

About The Author

 L.G. Burange is Professor of International Economics at the Department of Economics, University of Mumbai. His research interest lies in International Economics, Industrial Economics, Regional Economics and Input-Output Analysis and has published extensively in these areas. He is the recipient of the Pandurangi Prize for the best M. Phil. Dissertation at the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, and Dr. Sabnis Memorial Prize for the best paper in Industrial Economics published in an accredited journal.

 Ajit Karnik is Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Professor of Political Economy at the Department of Economics, University of Mumbai. He has been Visiting Fellow at prestigious institutions such as Cambridge University, UK and University of California at Berkeley, USA. His research interest lies in Public Economics, Political Economy and Applied Econometrics and has published extensively in these areas.

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