Singh, Lakhwinder

Economic Transformation of a Developing Economy

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Table of contents

1. Economic Transformation and Development Experience of Indian Punjab—An Introduction
Lakhwinder Singh, Nirvikar Singh

Part I. Understanding the Crisis of Agrarian Transition

2. The Role of Technological and Institutional Changes in the Growth and Transformation of Agriculture in Punjab
K. N. Nair, Gurpreet Singh

3. Growth Pattern and Economic Impacts of Wheat Productivity on Punjab Agriculture
R. S. Sidhu, Kamal Vatta, Shayequa Zeenat Ali

4. Rethinking Diversification of Agriculture in the Indian Punjab: An Examination of Strategy and Mechanisms
Sukhpal Singh

5. Groundwater Irrigation in Punjab: Some Issues and a Way Forward
Rita Pandey

Part II. Agrarian Markets and Distributive Outcomes

6. Growth of Cash Rent Tenancy and Modernisation of Land Lease Market in Punjab
H. S. Shergill

7. Marketing System and Agricultural Development in Punjab
M. S. Sidhu

8. Agricultural Credit in Punjab: Have Policy Initiatives Made a Dent in Informal Credit Markets?
Anita Gill

9. Imperfect Information and Contract Enforcement in Informal Credit Market in Rural Punjab
Indervir Singh

10. Household Income Inequality and Asset Distribution: The Case of Rural Punjab
Kamal Vatta, S. Pavithra

Part III. Structural Transformation of Punjab Economy: Emergence of Industry and Services

11. Growth, Employment and Structural Change: Punjab Versus 16 Major States of India
Aradhna Aggarwal

12. Manufacturing Sector in Punjab: Evolution, Growth Dynamism, Key Concerns and Rejuvenation Strategy
Varinder Jain

13. Service Sector and Economic Growth in Punjab
Inderjeet Singh

Part IV. Human Development in Punjab’s Economic Transformation

14. Critical Evaluation of Educational Development in Punjab
Jaswinder Singh Brar

15. Economic Development and Emerging Health Scenario in Punjab: A Need for State Support and Accountability
Sukhwinder Singh

Part V. External Factors in Punjab’s Economic Development

16. Unpacking the “Diaspora-Development” Mantra: Does Punjabi Diaspora Have the Potential to Contribute to the Rejuvenation of Punjab’s Economy?
Shinder S. Thandi

17. How Centre–State Relations Have Shaped Punjab’s Development Pattern
Pritam Singh

Part VI. Fiscal Policy of Punjab in Comparative Perspective

18. Public Finances and Development: The Case of Punjab
Tapas K. Sen

19. Strategy for Fiscal Stability and Revitalizing the Economy of Punjab
Upinder Sahwney

Part VII. Perspectives on Rejuvenation of Punjab Economy

20. Peasant Movement and Rejuvenation of Punjab’s Economy
Sucha Singh Gill

21. Breaking the Mould: Thoughts on Punjab’s Future Economic Development
Nirvikar Singh

Keywords: Economics, Development Economics, Regional/Spatial Science, Economic Growth, Agricultural Economics

Publication year
1st ed. 2016
India Studies in Business and Economics
Page amount
28 pages
Printed ISBN

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