• Economics
  • Published 2014

Total Factor Productivity Growth in Indian Manufacturing:A Biennial Malmquist Analysis of Inter-State Data

@inproceedings{Deb2014TotalFP,
  title={Total Factor Productivity Growth in Indian Manufacturing:A Biennial Malmquist Analysis of Inter-State Data},
  author={Arnab K. Deb and Subhash C. Ray},
  year={2014}
}
Using input-output data from the Annual Survey of Industries for the period 1970-71 through 2007-08, this paper compares the pre- and post-reform performances of Indian manufacturing in terms of total factor productivity growth. We use Data Envelopment Analysis to construct a Biennial Malmquist Index of total factor productivity for individual states. Results show that at the all-India level, total factor productivity growth rate in manufacturing is higher during the post-reform period… CONTINUE READING

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