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State Ï¿½ Of Ï¿½ Art Of Indian Competitiveness


  • Rajesh K Pillania


Competitiveness makes or mars performance of firms, industries, nations in the current hyper competitive global market. India is one of the fastest growing economies of the world in recent years. One after another study, is projecting that India would be a leading economy in 21st century. This research work is an attempt to study the competitiveness of India. It looks at both macro and micro aspects. To have a macro perspective, it studies the performance of Indian economy in two prominent indices of competitiveness. India has improved its rankings in the competitiveness indices. To have a micro perspective, it undertakes a literature review on the subject in Indian context. The findings are mixed and the firms, industry and the country need to put in efforts for improving its competitiveness. The findings are mixed on the impact of liberalisation on competitiveness. It identifies government level issues and firm level issues for competitiveness.

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  • Rajesh K Pillania, 2008. "State Ï¿½ Of Ï¿½ Art Of Indian Competitiveness," Journal of Applied Economic Sciences, Spiru Haret University, Faculty of Financial Management and Accounting Craiova, vol. 3(2(4)_Summ).
  • Handle: RePEc:ush:jaessh:v:3:y:2008:i:2(4)_summer2008:26

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