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The Determinants of Private Saving in India
This paper examines the determinants of private saving in the process of economic development, in the light of the Indian experience during the period 1954 - 1998. The methodology involves theExpand
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Is household income diversification a means of survival or a means of accumulation? Panel data evidence from Tanzania
What drives income diversification among rural households in developing countries? A large literature has examined whether household income diversification is a means of survival or a means ofExpand
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Why Did the Elephant Start to Trot? India?s Growth Acceleration Re-Examined
It is commonly believed that India's growth acceleration has been mainly due to a change in the state's attitudes towards business in the early 1980s and not so much because of changes in economicExpand
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Caste, Ethnicity and Poverty in Rural India
This paper analyzes the determinants of rural poverty in India, contrasting the situation of the Scheduled Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe (ST) households with the non-scheduled population. TheExpand
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Trade Liberalization and Productivity Growth: Evidence from Indian Manufacturing
The impact of trade liberalisation on productivity growth is still an empirical issue; the theoretical literature is as yet unclear on the direction of any such association. This paper develops anExpand
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Saving, investment, and growth in India
1. Introduction 2. Savings, Investment and Growth 3. The Policy Context 4. Savings and Investment in India: Trends and Patterns 5. The Determinants of Saving 6. The Determinants of Investment 7.Expand
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Equity market linkages in the Asia Pacific region: A comparison of the orthogonalised and generalised VAR approaches
Abstract This study provides an empirical analysis of the linkages between markets, and the efficiency with which innovations between markets are transmitted in the Asia Pacific region, using twoExpand
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Poverty in Rural India: Caste and Tribe
This paper analyzes the determinants of rural poverty in India, contrasting the situation of scheduled caste (SC) and scheduled tribe (ST) households with the non-scheduled population. The incidenceExpand
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Looking for a break: Identifying transitions in growth regimes
Economic growth in developing countries is characterized by frequent shifts in growth regimes. Following Pritchett (2000), there is a large empirical literature that has tried to identify the timingExpand
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Formal and Informal Institutions in a Transition Economy: The Case of Vietnam
Summary We examine the role of informal and formal institutions behind the growth of private sector in Vietnam since the official recognition of private enterprises in the early 1990s. We show thatExpand
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