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Productivity spillovers from technology transfer to Indian manufacturing firms
The present paper employs techniques from stochastic production frontier and panel data literature to test a spillover hypothesis for large sized firms that ‘presence of foreign‐owned firms andExpand
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The impact of FDI inflows on R&D investment by medium- and high-tech firms in India in the post-reform period
As a result of the 1991 liberalization, many transnational corporations have set up affiliates in India, which in turn have prompted domestic firms to seek new technology to compete with them. TheExpand
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Foreign firms, technology transfer and knowledge spillovers to Indian manufacturing firms: a stochastic frontier analysis
This paper uses techniques from a stochastic production frontier (i.e., the best practice technology used in the industry vis-à-vis average practised technology) and panel data literature to test forExpand
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Informal regulation of pollution in a developing country: Evidence from India
Abstract Recent policy discussions recognise the limitations of formal regulations to stem pollution in developing countries. As a result, there is a growing interest in the potential of informalExpand
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Foreign Direct Investment and R&D: Substitutes or Complements—A Case of Indian Manufacturing after 1991 Reforms
Summary The entry of foreign firms in India since the reforms forces domestic firms to undertake R&D activities or import technology so as to compete with them. This study examines the relationshipExpand
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Liberalisation, FDI, and productivity spillovers—an analysis of Indian manufacturing firms
The objective of the intensification of reforms in India's trade, technology and industry policies in 1991 was to make Indian industry competitive. In the light of these attempted changes, theExpand
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Delhi is one of the most polluted cities in the world caused by spectacular vehicular growth in the past 2–3 decade. To restore the air quality and refurbish its image, a number of command andExpand
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Inter-State Disparities in Health Outcomes in Rural India: An Analysis Using a Stochastic Production Frontier Approach
In an era of reforms in the health sector and with the role of government in health provision diminishing, emphasis is shifting to making the sector efficient. This article analyses the performanceExpand
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Vulnerability to Air Pollution:Is There Any Inequity in Exposure?
This study tries to find evidence of environmental inequity by looking into the relationship between socio-economic characteristics and air pollution exposure. This is carried out by first computingExpand
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Economic Growth and Regional Inequality in India
Is regional inequality increasing or decreasing in India? This paper examines trends in regional inequality, i.e., between states and between rural and urban areas. In addition to income andExpand
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