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Soon after independence, India adopted trade policies which made its manufacturing economy one of the most protected in the world. Now, at or near the end of a long series of extremely cautiousExpand
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Consumer Responses to Incentives to Reduce Plastic Bag Use: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Urban India
In this paper we test for appropriate policies that could help control the use of plastic bags in Delhi. In January 2009, the Government of Delhi introduced a wide-ranging ban on the use of plasticExpand
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Distortions to Agricultural Incentives in India
This is a product of a research project on Distortions to Agricultural Incentives, under the leadership of Kym Anderson of the World Bank’s Development Research Group. The authors would like to thankExpand
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Sustainable development and spirituality: a critical analysis of GNH index
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to understand the relationship between sustainable development (SD) and spirituality. Bhutan, a country believing deeply in Buddhist spiritual values hasExpand
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Infrastructure and Investment Planning for Inclusive Growth in Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh occupies a significant place in the Indian economy. Apart from being the most populous state, accounting for approximately 16% of India’s population, Uttar Pradesh is also the thirdExpand
National spreadsheet for agricultural distortions in India
This chapter analyzes the impact on incentives for India's agriculture resulting of price, trade and exchange rate policies, focusing on incentives for agriculture relative to incentives forExpand
Gains from coordination in milkfed dairy in Punjab
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to provide an assessment of benefits to farmers from vertical coordination in dairy. To analyze this, the authors first document the functioning of theExpand
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Structural Change and Poverty Reduction at Sub-State Levels in India
Over the last two decades India has witnessed a significant rise in growth rate compared to historical levels. In this study, we investigate the pattern and nature of growth, and its implication forExpand