Infrastructure And Regional Development In India
AbstractImbalances in regional infrastructural availability have been a major reason behind lopsided development in India. This paper examines the veracity of this argument in light of empirical results at the district level using a multidimensional approach with sub-sectoral, sectoral and composite indices of development and infrastructural availability. Significant association between infrastructural and development levels of regions is observed, though the magnitude has declined in recent years. This association is different for regions at different stages of development. The findings suggest that identification of specific requirements of different regions, benefit-cost analysis, followed by infrastructural expansion are major planks of balanced regional development.
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Date of creation: 2004
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Infrastructure; Regional; Planning; India;
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- R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes
- H54 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Infrastructures
- R58 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Regional Government Analysis - - - Regional Development Planning and Policy
- O18 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure
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- Majumder, Rajarshi, 2003. "Infrastructural Facilities in India: District Level Availability Index," MPRA Paper 4779, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- Rajarshi Majumder, 2005.
"Infrastructure And Regional Development: Interlinkages In India,"
Indian Economic Review, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics,
Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, vol. 40(2), pages 167-184, December.
- Majumder, Rajarshi, 2005. "Infrastructure and Regional Development: Interlinkages in India," MPRA Paper 12807, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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