Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login to save this paper or follow this series

Estimation of Capacity Utilisation in Indian Industries: Issues and Challenges


Author Info

  • Atri Mukherjee
  • Rekha Misra
Registered author(s):


    The estimation of capacity utilisation (CU) derives its significance from the fact that, if properly assessed, it may provide a reliable indication of incipient inflationary pressure in an economy. Measurement of CU is not confined to a unique method and can be measured for an economy, industry or plant through the employment of survey method or the use of production data. In India, there is no single official estimate of CU. In this paper an attempt has been made to identify the more suitable method of estimating CU in Indian industries through a comparative analysis of the time series and survey method and a study of the international practices. [W P S (DEPR) : 5 / 2012]. URL:[].

    Download Info

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
    File URL:
    Our checks indicate that this address may not be valid because: 403 Forbidden. If this is indeed the case, please notify (Padma Prakash)
    Download Restriction: no

    Bibliographic Info

    Paper provided by eSocialSciences in its series Working Papers with number id:4966.

    as in new window
    Date of creation: May 2012
    Date of revision:
    Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:4966

    Note: Institutional Papers
    Contact details of provider:
    Web page:

    Related research

    Keywords: capacity utilisation (CU); macroeconomic; inflation; market demand; India; Indian Manufacturing Sector; Business; industries; time series methods; rate of investment; productivity of labour; productive potential; actual GDP; potential GDP; electric motors; Indian industries;


    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.



    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.


    Access and download statistics


    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:4966. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Padma Prakash).

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.