Contemporary Issues of Economic Development in India
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About the Book :
The primary goal of economic development in developing economies is to promote higher standard of living of the masses. A number of issues are throwing-up enormous challenges presently in the path towards development of developing economies like India. The present volume consisting of seventeenth papers highlights some contemporary key developmental issues in India. The papers included in this volume address with analytical rigour some important issues in India like globalisation and economic reforms, education, health, efficiency in agricultural and industrial development, international mobility of foreign capital, resource mobilisation of Panchayats, economics of high value crop production, sustainable irrigation, Tagore’s thoughts on rural development etc. The papers have strong policy relevance in the current context of economic development in India as well other developing economies.
About Author :
Sebak Kumar Jana is currently Reader at the Department of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University in West Bengal. Dr. Jana after graduating from Presidency College, Kolkata obtained M.Sc. degree in Economics from University of Calcutta, and then obtained M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Economics from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. His area of research includes environmental economics, energy economics, agricultural economics and economics of education. He has published articles in both national and international journals. He is also associated with national and international projects.
Debasish Mondal has joined the Department of Economics, Vidyasagar University, West Bengal, India in 1987 and he is a Professor there since 2008. He is also the Coordinator of the UGC-SAP (DRS-I) Scheme currently run in the Department. His areas of work include economic and econometric analysis with focus on methodologies.