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Investment and Economic Opportunities: Urbanization, Infrastructure and Governance in The North and South of India

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  • Kala Seetharam Sridhar

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  • A. Venugopala Reddy

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    (Public Affairs Centre, Bangalore, India)

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    In this paper, we make an attempt to understand what factors have caused some states to grow faster than others.

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    Article provided by United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in its journal Asia-Pacific Development Journal.

    Volume (Year): 18 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 (June)
    Pages: 1-46

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    Handle: RePEc:unt:jnapdj:v:18:y:2011:i:1:p:1-46

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    Keywords: Indian states; regional disparities; southern Indian states; northern Indian states; governance;

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