India and South Asia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0765621533
  • ISBN-13: 9780765621535
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 419 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Examines the economies and geo-political developments of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Bhutan. It focuses on three core areas of importance: trade and development in the post-WTO era of globalization; macroeconomic adjustment and economic growth; and poverty, governance, the war on terror and social indicators.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Tables and Figures.
1: Introduction.
2: South Asia at a Glance: A Taxonomy of Growth Challenges.
3: The Political Economy of South Asia.
4: Macroeconomic Performance and Issues in Economic Growth.
5: India’s Economic Growth Miracle in a Global Economy: Past and Future.
6: Twin Deficits in South Asian Economies: Observations and Empirical Evidence.
7: Emergence, Severity, and Contours of the Fiscal Deficit in India and South Asia.
8: Foreign Public Capital and Economic Growth of Developing Countries: A Selected Survey.
9: Foreign Investment and Economic Growth: A Case Study of India.
10: Human Capital Investment and Development in South Asia.
11: Poverty in Pakistan and South Asia: Concept, Measurement, and Analysis.
12: Globalization, Trade, and Development.
13: South Asia’s Trade and Commercial Relations with Canada.
14: Regional Economic Cooperation Under SAARC: Possibilities and Constraints.
15: Repositioning SAFTA in the Regionalism Debate.
16: Market-Oriented Policy Reforms and Export-Led Industrialization: The Sri Lankan Experience.
17: Globalization and Economic Development.
18: Corruption in Governance and Its Effects.
19: Decentralization of Governance and Development.
20: Governance Issues in India.
21: Corruption in South Asia: Causes and Consequences.
22: Military Expenditure in South Asia: A Case Study of Economic Irrationality.
About the Editor and Contributors.