Introductory Statistics for Economics And Indian Economic Development

ISBN Number : 978-93-5202-344-8

Student Price : Rs.450

Student Dollar Price : 18$

Library Price : Rs.1000

Library Dollar Price : 40$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2015

No. Of Pages : 584

Book Weight :730

About The Book

It is immense pleasure on our part to being out the first edition of Himalaya Publication's 'Introductory Statistics for Economics and Indian Economic Development' for the students of class XI CBSE. The edition has been prepared strictly according to the syllabus of Economics prescribed by Central Board of Secondary Education (Delhi) and NCERT. Our book is very compact, concise, to the point and strictly based on CBSE syllabus. This book is remarkable due to its lucidity of expression and right choice of direction. This book is enriched with economic explanation of both microeconomics and macroeconomic ideas with real-life example, diagrams, mathematical formulae and derivation along with numerical problems – solved and unsolved and CBSE question scanners with appendix. We are very much confident that this book is going to cater the need of young scholars and respected teachers of several reputed institution. We sincerely invite suggestion for improvement from all readers of the book, teachers and students alike.


Contents :

1. Introduction to Economics and Statistics
2. Collection of Data
3. Organisation of Data : Classification
4. Presentation of Data
5. Measures of Central Tendency or Averages
6. Measures of Dispersion
7. Correlation
8. Index Number
9. Mathematical Tools Used in Economics: Some Basic Concepts
10. Steps of Preparing Project in Economics
11. Indian Economy on the Eve of Independence
12. Goals of Five Year Plans
13. Features, Problems and Policies of Agriculture, Industry and Foreign Trade
14. New Economic Policy – Liberalisation, Privatisation and Globlisation
15. Problem of Poverty
16. Rural Development
17. Human Capital Formation
18. Employment and Problem of Unemployment
19. Inflation : Problem and Policies in India
20. Infrastructure
21. Environment and Sustainable Economic Development
22. A Comparative Study between India, China and Pakistan

About The Author

Dr. Abhijit Das Obtained M.Sc. degree in Economics from Calcutta University. He did M.Phil. and Ph.D. on Economics from Jadavpur University. Presently, he is working in Kandi Raj College, Kandi, Murshidabad (West Bengal) as Assistant Professor of Economics. He writes regularly on water related issues for different newspapers and magazines. He attended several doctoral conferences in Economics.

Dr. Kalyan Basu obtained M.Sc. degree in Economics from Calcutta University and after that completed his Ph.D. from the same University. He did his B.Ed. from Bangalore University. He is working as the Head of the Department of Economics in Delhi Public School, Megacity, Kolkata (West Bengal). He attended several doctoral conferences in Economics. His regular works are published in different journals and periodicals on Globalisation and Labour Economics.

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