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Economically Speaking

Economically Speaking (Hardback)

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This collection of essays presents the unfolding of economic policy in India and the world over the momentous years from 2010 to 2015, under the overarching shadow of the great global crash of 2008, the aftershocks of which continue to rattle us to the present day. It was a period of brewing discontent which erupted into major street demonstrations in India against corruption in 2011, and the Occupy Wall Street movement in the developed world against corporate greed. Each essay investigates the structural underpinnings of a headline issue, trying to bring out connectivities across the seemingly unrelated. New entrants into the labour force, on their journey towards skills and jobs, will find that the book opens their eyes to how live issues of the day can be better understood when subordinated to economic examination and logic.

BusinessEconomicsDevelopment economicsBusinessEconomicsEconomic growthBusinessEconomicsMacroeconomicsBusinessEconomicsPolitical economy Publisher: Academic Foundation Publication Date: 01/10/2015 ISBN-13: 9789332703087  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 30/11/2017.  

Indira Rajaraman, born in 1947, holds a BA (Honours) degree from Delhi University (1966); MA from Cornell University, USA (1968); and PhD from Cornell University, USA (awarded in January 1974). Prof Rajaraman was a Member of the Thirteenth Finance Commission, whose recommendations covered the fiscal years 2010-2015. From 1976 to 1994, she was on the Economics faculty of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, and from 1994 until her retirement in 2007 she held the Reserve Bank of India Chair at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, Delhi.

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