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Govinda Marapalli Rao

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Working papers

  1. M. Govinda Rao, 2013. "Property Tax System in India: Problems and Prospects of Reform," Working Papers 13/114, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
  2. Richard M. Bird & M. Govinda Rao, 2012. "Coping with Change: The Need to Restructure Urban Governance and Finance in India," International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU paper1203, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.
  3. M. Govinda Rao & Choudhury, Mita, 2012. "Health Care Financing Reforms in India," Working Papers 12/100, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
  4. M. Govinda Rao & Sen, Tapas K., 2011. "Federalism and fiscal reform in India," Working Papers 11/84, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
  5. M.Govinda Rao & Raghunandan, T.R., 2011. "Panchayats and Economic Development," Working Papers 11/86, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
  6. Mundle, Sudipto & M.Govinda Rao & Bhanumurthy, N.R., 2011. "Stimulus, Recovery and Exit Policy G20 Experience and Indian Strategy," Working Papers 11/85, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
  7. M. Govinda Rao, 2010. "The Report of the Thirteenth Finance Commission conundrum in conditionalities," Working Papers 10/76, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
  8. Richard.M. Bird & M. Govinda Rao, 2010. "Urban Governance and Finance in India," Working Papers id:2495, eSocialSciences.
  9. M.Govinda Rao & Simanti Bandyopadhyay, 2009. "Fiscal Health of Selected Indian Cities," Working Papers id:2058, eSocialSciences.
  10. M. Govinda Rao, 2009. "Raja Chelliah: Father of India's tax reforms," Working Papers 09/01, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
  11. M. Govinda Rao & Anuradha Seth & Chewang Rinzin, 2009. "Financing Strategy for Achievement of the MDGs and Implementation of the Tenth Five Year Plan," Working Papers id:2081, eSocialSciences.
  12. M.Govinda Rao & Tapas K. Sen & Pratap R Jena, 2008. "Issues Before the Thirteenth Finance Commission," Working Papers id:1709, eSocialSciences.
  13. M. Govinda Rao, 2008. "Amaresh Bagchi: Public Finance Economist Par Excellence," Working Papers 08/01, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
  14. M.Govinda Rao, 2007. "Peace, Progress and Prosperity in the Northeastern Region: Vision 2020: Volume I," Working Papers id:1211, eSocialSciences.
  15. Rao, M. Govinda & Singh, Nirvikar, 2006. "The Political Economy of India’s Fiscal Federal System and its Reform," MPRA Paper 1279, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  16. M.Govinda Rao, 2006. "Transition to Market and Normative Framework of Fiscal Federalism," Working Papers id:367, eSocialSciences.
  17. M.Govinda Rao & Lekha S. Chakraborty, 2006. "Fiscal Decentralisation and Local Level Gender Responsive Budgeting in Morocco: Some Observations," Working Papers id:771, eSocialSciences.
  18. Rao, M. Govinda & Singh, Nirvikar, 2006. "The Political Economy of India’s Fiscal Federal System and its Reform," Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series qt3xf1752z, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz.
  19. Mandal, Subrata & M. Govinda Rao, 2005. "Overlapping fiscal domains and effectiveness of environmental policy in India," Working Papers 05/25, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
  20. M.Govinda Rao & R.Kavita Rao, 2005. "Trends and Issues in Tax Policy and Reform in India," Working Papers id:243, eSocialSciences.
  21. M. Govinda Rao & Singh, Nirvikar, 2004. "Asymmetric federalism in India," Working Papers 04/6, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
  22. Rao, M. Govinda & Singh, Nirvikar, 2004. "The Political Economy of India’s Federal System and its Reform," Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series qt8tt605xg, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz.
  23. M. Govinda Rao, 2003. "Intergovernmental finance in South Africa: Some observations," Working Papers 03/1, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
  24. M Govinda Rao, 2002. "State Finances in India: A Critical Review," Working Papers 113, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.
  25. M Govinda Rao, 2001. "Challenges of Fiscal Decentralization in Developing and Transitional Economies - An Asian Perspective," Working Papers 97, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.
  26. M Govinda Rao, 2001. "Fiscal Decentralization in Indian Federalism," Working Papers 98, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.
  27. Allen roy & B Kamaiah & M Govinda Rao, 2000. "Educational Expenditure Needs of Large Indian States: A Normative View," Working Papers 55, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.
  28. M Govinda Rao, 1999. "Principles of Intergovernmental Transfers:Have the Finance Commissions Followed Them?," Working Papers 47, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.
  29. M Govinda Rao, 1999. "Intergovernmental Transfers in Selected Countries," Working Papers 44, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.
  30. M Govinda Rao, 1999. "Intergovernmental Fiscal Arrangements in a Transitional Economy: A Look at Vietnam," Working Papers 48, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.
  31. M. Govinda Rao, 1998. "Invisible Transfers In Indian Federalism," Departmental Working Papers 1998-01, The Australian National University, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics.

Articles

  1. M. Govinda Rao & Nirvikar Singh, 2007. "The Political Economy of India's Fiscal Federal System and its Reform," Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Oxford University Press, vol. 37(1), pages 26-44, Winter.
  2. M. Govinda Rao & Pinaki Chakraborty, 2006. "Multilateral adjustment lending to states in India: Hastening fiscal correction or softening the budget constraint?," The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(3), pages 335-357.
  3. Rao, M. Govinda, 2005. "Tax system reform in India: Achievements and challenges ahead," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(6), pages 993-1011, December.
  4. M. Govinda Rao & R. Kavita Rao, 2005. "Trends and Issues in Tax Policy and Reform in India," India Policy Forum, Global Economy and Development Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 2(1), pages 55-122.
  5. M. Govinda Rao, 2003. "Incentivizing Fiscal Transfers in the Indian Federation," Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Oxford University Press, vol. 33(4), pages 43-62, Fall.
  6. Rao, M.,Govinda, 2000. "Fiscal Decentralization in Vietnam: Emerging Issues," Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics, Hitotsubashi University, vol. 41(2), pages 163-177, December.
  7. Rao, M. Govinda, 1998. "Accommodating public expenditure policies: the case of fast growing Asian economies," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 26(4), pages 673-694, April.
  8. M. Govinda Rao & Kunal Sen, 1997. "Internal Migration, Center-State Grants, and Economic Growth in the States of India: A Comment on Cashin and Sahay," IMF Staff Papers, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 44(2), pages 283-288, June.
  9. Rao, M Govinda, 1997. "Invisible Transfers in Indian Federalism," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 52(3-4), pages 429-448.
  10. M. Govinda Rao, 1997. "Fiscal adjustment and the role of state governments," The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 6(2), pages 231-247.
  11. M G Rao & A Das-Gupta, 1995. "Intergovernmental transfers and poverty alleviation," Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 13(1), pages 1-23, February.
  12. M. Govinda Rao & Vandana Aggarwal, 1991. "Central Transfers to Offset Fiscal Disadvantages of the States: Measurement of Cost Disabilities and Expenditure Needs," Indian Economic Review, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, vol. 26(1), pages 13-34, January.
  13. Rao, M Govinda, 1980. "Allocative Effects of Inter-Governmental Flows-A Further Comment [The Allocative Effects of Inter-governmental Flows in Less Developed Countries: A Case Study of India]," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 35(3), pages 474-476.
  14. Rao, M Govinda, 1979. "Ideological Factors, Political Stability, and Tax Revenue Determination-A Case Study of Four States in Indian Federation," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 34(1), pages 114-128.
  15. Rao, M Govinda, 1977. "The Allocative Effects of Intergovernmental Flows in Less Developed Countries: A Case Study of India-A Comment," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 32(3), pages 424-428.

Chapters

  1. Subrata Mandal & M. Govinda Rao, 2007. "Overlapping Fiscal Domains and the Effectiveness of Environmental Policy in India," Chapters,in: Environmental Governance and Decentralisation, chapter 8 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. M. Govinda Rao & Nirvikar Singh, 2007. "Asymmetric Federalism in India," Chapters,in: Fiscal Fragmentation in Decentralized Countries, chapter 10 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  3. Govinda Rao, 2006. "Fiscal Federalism in Planned Economies," Chapters,in: Handbook of Fiscal Federalism, chapter 9 Edward Elgar Publishing.

Books

  1. Rao, Govinda & Shah, Anwar, 2009. "States' Fiscal Management and Regional Equity: An Overview," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780195698794.
  2. Singh, Nirvikar & Rao, Govinda, 2006. "Political Economy of Federalism in India," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780195686937.
  3. Rao, M. Govinda (ed.), 2004. "Development, Poverty, and Fiscal Policy: Decentralization of Institutions," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780195672329.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. M. Govinda Rao, 2013. "Property Tax System in India: Problems and Prospects of Reform," Working Papers 13/114, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.

    Cited by:

    1. Rao, M. Govinda & Kumar, Sudhanshu, 2017. "Envisioning Tax Policy for Accelerated Development in India," Working Papers 17/190, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.

  2. M. Govinda Rao & Choudhury, Mita, 2012. "Health Care Financing Reforms in India," Working Papers 12/100, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.

    Cited by:

    1. Barik, Debasis & Desai, Sonalde, 2014. "Determinants of private healthcare utilisation and expenditure patterns in India," MPRA Paper 77220, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Dhiman Das, 2017. "Public expenditure and healthcare utilization: the case of reproductive health care in India," International Journal of Health Economics and Management, Springer, vol. 17(4), pages 473-494, December.

  3. M. Govinda Rao & Sen, Tapas K., 2011. "Federalism and fiscal reform in India," Working Papers 11/84, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.

    Cited by:

    1. M. Govinda Rao & Sudhanshu Kumar, 2017. "Envisioning Tax Policy for Accelerated Development in India," Working Papers id:11775, eSocialSciences.
    2. Nithin K, 2015. "The Case of Revenue versus Expenditure Optimization in India," Working Papers 1528, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade.
    3. Garg, Sandya & Ashima Goyal & Rupayan Pal, 2014. "Why tax effort falls short of capacity in Indian states: A Stochastic frontier approach," Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai Working Papers 2014-032, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, India.
    4. Farhadi, Minoo, 2015. "Transport infrastructure and long-run economic growth in OECD countries," Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier, vol. 74(C), pages 73-90.
    5. Rao, M. Govinda & Kumar, Sudhanshu, 2017. "Envisioning Tax Policy for Accelerated Development in India," Working Papers 17/190, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.

  4. Mundle, Sudipto & M.Govinda Rao & Bhanumurthy, N.R., 2011. "Stimulus, Recovery and Exit Policy G20 Experience and Indian Strategy," Working Papers 11/85, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.

    Cited by:

    1. Bhanumurthy, N.R. & Bose, Sukanya & Adhikari, Parma Devi, 2015. "Targeting Debt and Deficits in India: A Structural Macroeconometric Approach," Working Papers 15/148, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
    2. Nithin K. & Roy, Rathin, 2014. "Finance Commission of India's Assessments: A Political Economy Contention between Expectations and Outcomes," Working Papers 14/141, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
    3. Rathin Roy, 2015. "Finance Commission of India’s Assessments: A Political Economy Contention between Expectations and Outcomes," Working Papers id:6581, eSocialSciences.

  5. Richard.M. Bird & M. Govinda Rao, 2010. "Urban Governance and Finance in India," Working Papers id:2495, eSocialSciences.

    Cited by:

    1. Simanti Bandyopadhyay, 2012. "Performance Evaluation of Urban Local Governments: A Case for Indian Cities," International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU paper1232, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.
    2. Simanti Bandyopadhyay, 2013. "Property Tax Reforms in India: A Comparison of Delhi and Bangalore," International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU paper1321, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.

  6. M.Govinda Rao & Simanti Bandyopadhyay, 2009. "Fiscal Health of Selected Indian Cities," Working Papers id:2058, eSocialSciences.

    Cited by:

    1. Roy Bahl, "undated". "Metropolitan city finances in Asia and the Pacific region: issues, problems and reform options," MPDD Working Paper Series WP/17/04, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
    2. Simanti Bandyopadhyay, 2013. "Estimating Fiscal Health of Cities: A Methodological Framework for Developing Countries," International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU paper1319, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.
    3. Roy Bahl, 2012. "Metropolitan City Finances in India: Options for A New Fiscal Architecture," International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU paper1233, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.
    4. M. Govinda Rao & Richard M. Bird, 2011. "Coping with Change: The Need to Restructure Urban Governance and Finance in India," IMFG Papers 04, University of Toronto, Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance.
    5. M. Govinda Rao & Bird, Richard M., 2010. "Urban governance and finance in India," Working Papers 10/68, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
    6. Andrew Feltenstein & Nour Abdul-Razzak & Jeffrey Condon & Biplab Kumar Datta, 2015. "Tax Evasion, the Provision of Public Infrastructure and Growth: A General Equilibrium Approach to Two Very Different Countries, Egypt and Mauritius," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 24(suppl_2), pages 43-72.
    7. Simanti Bandyopadhyay, 2014. "Municipal Finance in India: Some Critical Issues," International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU paper1421, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.
    8. Simanti Bandyopadhyay, 2014. "Some New Thoughts on Performance Evaluation of Governments: An Application to Indian Cities," International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU paper1430, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.
    9. Simanti Bandyopadhyay, 2012. "Performance Evaluation of Urban Local Governments: A Case for Indian Cities," International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU paper1232, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.
    10. Simanti Bandyopadhyay, 2013. "Property Tax Reforms in India: A Comparison of Delhi and Bangalore," International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU paper1321, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.
    11. Simanti Bandyopadhyay, 2015. "Financial management and service delivery: a nonparametric analysis for Indian cities," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 54(3), pages 721-751, May.
    12. Shah, Anwar, 2012. "Grant financing of metropolitan areas : a review of principles and worldwide practices," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6002, The World Bank.

  7. M.Govinda Rao & Tapas K. Sen & Pratap R Jena, 2008. "Issues Before the Thirteenth Finance Commission," Working Papers id:1709, eSocialSciences.

    Cited by:

    1. Rajesh Chadha, 2009. "Moving to Goods and Services Tax in India : Impact on India’s Growth and International Trade," Trade Working Papers 23071, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
    2. Kalirajan, Kaliappa & Otsuka, Keijiro, 2012. "Fiscal Decentralization and Development Outcomes in India: An Exploratory Analysis," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 40(8), pages 1511-1521.
    3. Abhay Pethe & B.M.Misra & Rakhe.P.B, 2008. "STRENGTHENING DECENTRALIZATION - Augmenting the Consolidated Fund of the states by th Thirteenth Finacnce Commission: A NORMATIVE APPROACH," Department of Economics, University of Mumbai, Mumbai Working Papers 31, Department of Economics, University of Mumbai, Mumbai.
    4. Pratap Ranjan Jena, 2016. "Reform Initiatives in the Budgeting System in India," Public Budgeting & Finance, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 36(1), pages 106-124, February.

  8. Rao, M. Govinda & Singh, Nirvikar, 2006. "The Political Economy of India’s Fiscal Federal System and its Reform," MPRA Paper 1279, University Library of Munich, Germany.

    Cited by:

    1. United Cities and Local Governments, 2011. "Local Government Finance," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 14696.
    2. Pinaki Chakraborty & Shatakshi Garg, 2018. "Fiscal pressure of migration & horizontal fiscal inequality: Evidence from Indian experience," WIDER Working Paper Series 004, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    3. Alessandrini, Michele & Buccellato, Tullio & Scaramozzino, Pasquale, 2008. "Whither the Indian Federation? Regional Disparities and Economic Reforms," MPRA Paper 23416, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Singh, Nirvikar & Srinivasan, T.N., 2006. "Federalism and economic development in India:An assessment," MPRA Paper 1273, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    5. Hernandez-Trillo, Fausto, 2016. "Poverty Alleviation in Federal Systems: The Case of México," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 87(C), pages 204-214.
    6. Singh, Nirvikar, 2007. "The Dynamics of Reform of India’s Federal System," MPRA Paper 2282, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    7. Singh, Nirvikar, 2007. "Fiscal Decentralization in China and India: Competitive, Cooperative or Market Preserving Federalism?," MPRA Paper 1705, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  9. M.Govinda Rao, 2006. "Transition to Market and Normative Framework of Fiscal Federalism," Working Papers id:367, eSocialSciences.

    Cited by:

    1. Daniel Artana & Sebastián Auguste & Marcela Cristini & Cynthia Moskovits & Ivana Templado, 2012. "Sub-National Revenue Mobilization in Latin American and Caribbean Countries: The Case of Argentina," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 3887, Inter-American Development Bank.

  10. M.Govinda Rao & Lekha S. Chakraborty, 2006. "Fiscal Decentralisation and Local Level Gender Responsive Budgeting in Morocco: Some Observations," Working Papers id:771, eSocialSciences.

    Cited by:

    1. Lekha S. Chakraborty, 2014. "Gender-responsive Budgeting as Fiscal Innovation: Evidence from India on 'Processes'," Economics Working Paper Archive wp_797, Levy Economics Institute.
    2. Lekha Chakraborty, 2016. "Asia; A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts," IMF Working Papers 16/150, International Monetary Fund.
    3. Lekha Chakraborty, 2014. "Integrating Time in Public Policy: Empirical Description of Gender-specific Outcomes and Budgeting," Economics Working Paper Archive wp_785, Levy Economics Institute.
    4. Chakraborty, Lekha, 2013. "Integrating time in public policy: Any evidence from gender diagnosis and budgeting," Working Papers 13/127, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
    5. Gyorgy Attila & Gyorgy Adina Cristina, 2010. "Budgetary Classifications’ Role In Public Financial Management," Annals of Faculty of Economics, University of Oradea, Faculty of Economics, vol. 1(1), pages 357-362, July.

  11. Rao, M. Govinda & Singh, Nirvikar, 2006. "The Political Economy of India’s Fiscal Federal System and its Reform," Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series qt3xf1752z, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz.

    Cited by:

    1. United Cities and Local Governments, 2011. "Local Government Finance," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 14696.
    2. Pinaki Chakraborty & Shatakshi Garg, 2018. "Fiscal pressure of migration & horizontal fiscal inequality: Evidence from Indian experience," WIDER Working Paper Series 004, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    3. Hernandez-Trillo, Fausto, 2016. "Poverty Alleviation in Federal Systems: The Case of México," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 87(C), pages 204-214.

  12. Mandal, Subrata & M. Govinda Rao, 2005. "Overlapping fiscal domains and effectiveness of environmental policy in India," Working Papers 05/25, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.

    Cited by:

    1. Kumar, Surender & Managi, Shunsuke, 2009. "Compensation for environmental services and intergovernmental fiscal transfers: The case of India," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 68(12), pages 3052-3059, October.
    2. Chakraborty, Lekha S, 2006. "Determining Environmental Quality in a Federal Setting: An Empirical Analysis of Subnational Governments in India," MPRA Paper 7605, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  13. M.Govinda Rao & R.Kavita Rao, 2005. "Trends and Issues in Tax Policy and Reform in India," Working Papers id:243, eSocialSciences.

    Cited by:

    1. Rajesh Chadha, 2009. "Moving to Goods and Services Tax in India : Impact on India’s Growth and International Trade," Trade Working Papers 23071, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
    2. M.Govinda Rao & Tapas K. Sen & Pratap R Jena, 2008. "Issues Before the Thirteenth Finance Commission," Working Papers id:1709, eSocialSciences.
    3. Rao, M. Govinda, 2005. "Tax system reform in India: Achievements and challenges ahead," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(6), pages 993-1011, December.
    4. Gupta, Poonam, 2015. "Generating Larger Tax Revenue in South Asia," MPRA Paper 61443, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    5. Sacchidananda Mukherjee, 2017. "Changing Tax Capacity and Tax Effort of Indian States in the Era of High Economic Growth, 2001-2014," Working Papers id:11770, eSocialSciences.
    6. Rao, M. Govinda, 2017. "Public Finance in India in the Context of India’s Development," Working Papers 17/219, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
    7. Mukherjee, Sacchidananda, 2015. "Present State of Goods and Services Tax (GST) Reform in India," Working Papers 15/154, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
    8. Rao, M. Govinda & Kumar, Sudhanshu, 2017. "Envisioning Tax Policy for Accelerated Development in India," Working Papers 17/190, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
    9. Singh, Nirvikar & Srinivasan, T.N., 2006. "Federalism and economic development in India:An assessment," MPRA Paper 1273, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    10. Singh, Nirvikar, 2007. "Fiscal Federalism and Decentralization in India," MPRA Paper 1447, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    11. Singh, Nirvikar, 2007. "Fiscal Federalism and Decentralization in India∗," Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series qt11b543tk, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz.
    12. Singh, Nirvikar, 2007. "The Dynamics of Reform of India’s Federal System," MPRA Paper 2282, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    13. Singh, Nirvikar, 2007. "The Dynamics of Reform of India’s Federal System," Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series qt9gh5p65t, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz.
    14. Isher Judge AHLUWALIA, 2008. "Rapid Economic Growth: Contributing Factors and Challenges Ahead," Asian Economic Policy Review, Japan Center for Economic Research, vol. 3(2), pages 180-204.
    15. Zheng Jian & Daniel Jeongdae, "undated". "Prospects for progressive tax reform in Asia and the Pacific," MPDD Working Paper Series WP/17/08, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
    16. Rakesh Mohan, 2008. "The Role of Fiscal and Monetary Policies in Sustaining Growth with Stability in India," Working Papers id:1778, eSocialSciences.

  14. M. Govinda Rao & Singh, Nirvikar, 2004. "Asymmetric federalism in India," Working Papers 04/6, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.

    Cited by:

    1. Chakraborty, Lekha S., 2006. "Fiscal decentralisation and local level gender responsive budgeting in Philippines: An empirical analysis," Working Papers 06/41, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.

  15. Rao, M. Govinda & Singh, Nirvikar, 2004. "The Political Economy of India’s Federal System and its Reform," Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series qt8tt605xg, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz.

    Cited by:

    1. Yao, Yang, 2014. "The Chinese Growth Miracle," Handbook of Economic Growth,in: Handbook of Economic Growth, edition 1, volume 2, chapter 7, pages 943-1031 Elsevier.

  16. M. Govinda Rao, 2003. "Intergovernmental finance in South Africa: Some observations," Working Papers 03/1, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.

    Cited by:

    1. Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu & Nara Monkam, 2013. "Assessing Fiscal Capacity at the Local Government Level in South Africa," Working Papers 201376, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics.

  17. M Govinda Rao, 2001. "Fiscal Decentralization in Indian Federalism," Working Papers 98, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.

    Cited by:

    1. M Devendra Babu, 2009. "Fiscal Empowerment of Panchayats in India: Real or Rhetoric?," Working Papers 229, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.
    2. P K Mohanty & B M Mishra & Rajan Goyal & P D Jeromi, 2008. "Municipal Finance in India:An Assessment," Working Papers id:1357, eSocialSciences.

  18. Allen roy & B Kamaiah & M Govinda Rao, 2000. "Educational Expenditure Needs of Large Indian States: A Normative View," Working Papers 55, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.

    Cited by:

    1. Nafisa Halim & Kathryn M. Yount & Solveig A. Cunningham & Rohini P. Pande, 2016. "Women’s Political Empowerment and Investments in Primary Schooling in India," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 125(3), pages 813-851, February.
    2. Brahmachari, Deborshi, 2016. "Educational Expenditure of Large States in India : A normative approach," MPRA Paper 75339, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  19. M Govinda Rao, 1999. "Principles of Intergovernmental Transfers:Have the Finance Commissions Followed Them?," Working Papers 47, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.

    Cited by:

    1. Roy Bahl & Sally Wallace, 2004. "Intergovernmental Transfers: The Vertical Sharing Dimension," International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU paper0419, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.

  20. M. Govinda Rao, 1998. "Invisible Transfers In Indian Federalism," Departmental Working Papers 1998-01, The Australian National University, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Pinto, Brian & Zahir, Farah, 2004. "India : why fiscal adjustment now," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3230, The World Bank.
    2. M.Govinda Rao & Tapas K. Sen & Pratap R Jena, 2008. "Issues Before the Thirteenth Finance Commission," Working Papers id:1709, eSocialSciences.
    3. M.Govinda Rao, 2006. "Transition to Market and Normative Framework of Fiscal Federalism," Working Papers id:367, eSocialSciences.
    4. World Bank, 2004. "Stabilization and Fiscal Empowerment : The Twin Challenges Facing India's States, Volume 2. Detailed Report," World Bank Other Operational Studies 16775, The World Bank.

Articles

  1. M. Govinda Rao & Nirvikar Singh, 2007. "The Political Economy of India's Fiscal Federal System and its Reform," Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Oxford University Press, vol. 37(1), pages 26-44, Winter.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  2. M. Govinda Rao & Pinaki Chakraborty, 2006. "Multilateral adjustment lending to states in India: Hastening fiscal correction or softening the budget constraint?," The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(3), pages 335-357.

    Cited by:

    1. Sharma, Chanchal Kumar, 2015. "Re-imagining Federalism in India: Exploring the Frontiers of Collaborative Federal Architecture," MPRA Paper 63160, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 14 Feb 2015.
    2. Chakraborty, Pinaki, 2017. "Federalism, Fiscal Space, and Public Investment Spending: Do Fiscal Rules Impose Hard Budget Constraints?," ADBI Working Papers 637, Asian Development Bank Institute.
    3. Pinaki Chakraborty & Bharatee Bhusana Dash, 2017. "Fiscal Reforms, Fiscal Rule, and Development Spending: How Indian States Have Performed?," Public Budgeting & Finance, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 37(4), pages 111-133, December.
    4. Sally Wallace, 2011. "Status of PRI Finances in West Bengal Final Report," International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU paper1115, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.
    5. Singh, Nirvikar, 2007. "Fiscal Federalism and Decentralization in India," MPRA Paper 1447, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    6. Singh, Nirvikar, 2007. "Fiscal Federalism and Decentralization in India∗," Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series qt11b543tk, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz.
    7. Singh, Nirvikar, 2007. "The Dynamics of Reform of India’s Federal System," MPRA Paper 2282, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    8. Singh, Nirvikar, 2007. "The Dynamics of Reform of India’s Federal System," Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series qt9gh5p65t, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz.
    9. M. Govinda Rao & Sen, Tapas K., 2011. "Federalism and fiscal reform in India," Working Papers 11/84, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.

  3. Rao, M. Govinda, 2005. "Tax system reform in India: Achievements and challenges ahead," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(6), pages 993-1011, December.

    Cited by:

    1. Upender, M., 2008. "Degree Of Tax Buoyancy In India : An Empirical Study," International Journal of Applied Econometrics and Quantitative Studies, Euro-American Association of Economic Development, vol. 5(2).
    2. Shah, Ajay, 2008. "New issues in Indian macro policy," Working Papers 08/51, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
    3. Sonja Fagernäs, 2006. "How do family ties, boards and regulation affect pay at the top? Evidence for Indian CEOs," Working Papers wp335, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge.

  4. M. Govinda Rao & R. Kavita Rao, 2005. "Trends and Issues in Tax Policy and Reform in India," India Policy Forum, Global Economy and Development Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 2(1), pages 55-122.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  5. M. Govinda Rao, 2003. "Incentivizing Fiscal Transfers in the Indian Federation," Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Oxford University Press, vol. 33(4), pages 43-62, Fall.

    Cited by:

    1. M. Mahamallik & P. Sahu & S. Mahapatra, 2014. "The Paradox of Fiscal Imbalances in India," Working Papers wp969, Dipartimento Scienze Economiche, Universita' di Bologna.
    2. Abhishek Anand & Lekha S. Chakraborty, 2016. "'Engendering' Intergovernmental Transfers: Is There a Case for Gender-sensitive Horizontal Fiscal Equalization?," Economics Working Paper Archive wp_874, Levy Economics Institute.

  6. Rao, M.,Govinda, 2000. "Fiscal Decentralization in Vietnam: Emerging Issues," Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics, Hitotsubashi University, vol. 41(2), pages 163-177, December.

    Cited by:

    1. Nguyen, Hoang-Phuong, 2008. "What is in it for the poor? Evidence from fiscal decentralization in Vietnam," MPRA Paper 9344, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. United Cities and Local Governments, 2011. "Local Government Finance," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 14696.
    3. Vu, Binh & Nguyen, Tom & Smith, Christine & Nghiem, Son, 2015. "Vietnam's responses to provincial economic disparities through central-provincial government financial relations," MPRA Paper 67705, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2014.

  7. Rao, M. Govinda, 1998. "Accommodating public expenditure policies: the case of fast growing Asian economies," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 26(4), pages 673-694, April.

    Cited by:

    1. Gundlach, Erich & Wo[beta]mann, Ludger, 2001. "The fading productivity of schooling in East Asia," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 12(3), pages 401-417.
    2. Mundle, Sudipto, 1999. "Fiscal policy and growth: Some Asian lessons for Asia," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 10(1), pages 15-36.
    3. Tsangyao Chang & WentRong Liu & Michael Thompson, 2002. "The Viability of Fiscal Policy in South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand," International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU paper0209, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.
    4. Fan, Shenggen & Rao, Neetha, 2003. "Public spending in developing countries: trends, determination, and impact," EPTD discussion papers 99, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
    5. Jha, Shikha & Mallick, Sushanta K. & Park, Donghyun & Quising, Pilipinas F., 2014. "Effectiveness of countercyclical fiscal policy: Evidence from developing Asia," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 40(C), pages 82-98.

  8. M. Govinda Rao & Kunal Sen, 1997. "Internal Migration, Center-State Grants, and Economic Growth in the States of India: A Comment on Cashin and Sahay," IMF Staff Papers, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 44(2), pages 283-288, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Das, Samarjit & Ghate, Chetan & Robertson, Peter E., 2015. "Remoteness, Urbanization, and India’s Unbalanced Growth," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 66(C), pages 572-587.

  9. Rao, M Govinda, 1997. "Invisible Transfers in Indian Federalism," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 52(3-4), pages 429-448.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  10. M G Rao & A Das-Gupta, 1995. "Intergovernmental transfers and poverty alleviation," Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 13(1), pages 1-23, February.

    Cited by:

    1. Richard Bird & Andrey Tarasov, 2002. "Closing the Gap: Fiscal Imbalaces and Intergovernmental Transfers in Developed Federations," International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU paper0202, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.
    2. Kalirajan, Kaliappa & Otsuka, Keijiro, 2012. "Fiscal Decentralization and Development Outcomes in India: An Exploratory Analysis," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 40(8), pages 1511-1521.
    3. Richard M. Bird, 2003. "Fiscal Flows, Fiscal Balance, and Fiscal Sustainability," International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU paper0302, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.
    4. Kaliappa Kalirajan, 2004. "An analysis of India's reform dynamics," Oxford Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(1), pages 119-134.

  11. Rao, M Govinda, 1979. "Ideological Factors, Political Stability, and Tax Revenue Determination-A Case Study of Four States in Indian Federation," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 34(1), pages 114-128.

    Cited by:

    1. Rao, M. Govinda & Singh, Nirvikar, 2006. "The Political Economy of India’s Fiscal Federal System and its Reform," MPRA Paper 1279, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  12. Rao, M Govinda, 1977. "The Allocative Effects of Intergovernmental Flows in Less Developed Countries: A Case Study of India-A Comment," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 32(3), pages 424-428.

    Cited by:

    1. Prasant Kumar Panda & Velan Nirmala, 2013. "Central Fiscal Transfers and States' Spending In India: An Analysis of Incentive Effect," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 33(2), pages 1229-1246.

Chapters

  1. M. Govinda Rao & Nirvikar Singh, 2007. "Asymmetric Federalism in India," Chapters,in: Fiscal Fragmentation in Decentralized Countries, chapter 10 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  2. Govinda Rao, 2006. "Fiscal Federalism in Planned Economies," Chapters,in: Handbook of Fiscal Federalism, chapter 9 Edward Elgar Publishing.

    Cited by:

    1. Singh, Nirvikar & Srinivasan, T.N., 2006. "Federalism and economic development in India:An assessment," MPRA Paper 1273, University Library of Munich, Germany.

Books

  1. Rao, Govinda & Shah, Anwar, 2009. "States' Fiscal Management and Regional Equity: An Overview," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780195698794.

    Cited by:

    1. Anwar Shah, 2012. "The 18th Constitutional Amendment: Glue or Solvent for Nation Building and Citizenship in Pakistan?," Lahore Journal of Economics, Department of Economics, The Lahore School of Economics, vol. 17(Special E), pages 387-424, September.
    2. Jena, Pratap Ranjan, 2017. "Indian Variant of MTEF: The Scope and Opportunities to Develop an Effective Budget Planning Process," Working Papers 17/185, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
    3. Rao, M. Govinda, 2017. "The Effect of Intergovernmental Transfers on Public Services in India," Working Papers 17/218, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
    4. Pratap Ranjan Jena, 2017. "Indian Variant of MTEF: The Scope and Opportunities to Develop an Effective Budget Planning Process," Working Papers id:11564, eSocialSciences.
    5. Pratap Ranjan Jena, 2016. "Reform Initiatives in the Budgeting System in India," Public Budgeting & Finance, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 36(1), pages 106-124, February.

  2. Singh, Nirvikar & Rao, Govinda, 2006. "Political Economy of Federalism in India," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780195686937.

    Cited by:

    1. M.Govinda Rao & Tapas K. Sen & Pratap R Jena, 2008. "Issues Before the Thirteenth Finance Commission," Working Papers id:1709, eSocialSciences.
    2. Picci, Lucio & Golden, Miriam, 2007. "Pork Barrel Politics in Postwar Italy, 1953–1994," MPRA Paper 5626, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Mandal, Subrata & M. Govinda Rao, 2005. "Overlapping fiscal domains and effectiveness of environmental policy in India," Working Papers 05/25, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
    4. M. Govinda Rao, 2010. "The Report of the Thirteenth Finance Commission conundrum in conditionalities," Working Papers 10/76, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
    5. M.Govinda Rao, 2006. "Transition to Market and Normative Framework of Fiscal Federalism," Working Papers id:367, eSocialSciences.
    6. Singh, Nirvikar, 2010. "The Dynamics and Status of India’s Economic Reforms," MPRA Paper 24479, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    7. Chakraborty, Pinaki & Mukherjee, Anit K. & Amar Nath, H.K., 2010. "Interstate distribution of central expenditure and subsidies," Working Papers 10/66, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
    8. Francois Vaillancourt & Richard M. Bird, 2005. "The Interregional Incidence of Public Budgets in Federations: Measurement Issues, Evidence from Canada, and Policy Relevance," International Tax Program Papers 0510, International Tax Program, Institute for International Business, Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.
    9. Singh, Nirvikar, 2009. "India's Development Strategy: Accidents, Design and Replicability," WIDER Working Paper Series 031, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    10. Singh, Nirvikar, 2007. "The Dynamics of Reform of India’s Federal System," Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series qt9gh5p65t, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz.
    11. R Mohan & Shyjan D, 2010. "Tax Devolution and Grant Distribution to States in India Analysis and Roadmap for Alternatives," Working Papers id:2421, eSocialSciences.
    12. Roy Bahl & Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, 2013. "Sequencing Fiscal Decentralization," Annals of Economics and Finance, Society for AEF, vol. 14(2), pages 641-687, November.
    13. Chakraborty, Lekha S., 2007. "Gender responsive budgeting and fiscal decentralisation in India: A preliminary appraisal," Working Papers 07/46, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
    14. Kala Seetharam Sridhar & A. Venugopala Reddy, 2011. "Investment and Economic Opportunities: Urbanization, Infrastructure and Governance in The North and South of India," Asia-Pacific Development Journal, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), vol. 18(1), pages 1-46, June.
    15. M. Govinda Rao & Sen, Tapas K., 2011. "Federalism and fiscal reform in India," Working Papers 11/84, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
    16. D. K. Srivastava, 2006. "Equalizing Health and Education : Approach of the Twelfth Finance Commission," Finance Working Papers 22517, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.

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