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India's IT Export Boom: Challenges Ahead


  • K.J. Joseph
  • K. N. Harilal


Given the manifold ways, in which the information technology could contribute to human welfare, the developing countries have invested in Information Technology (IT) as a short cut to prosperity. India too has not been left much behind in this bandwagon and series of initiatives were made by the government to promote the IT sector in India. These efforts seem to have paid rich dividend in terms of IT sector emerging as one of the vibrant components in India’s export basket. Moreover India has been able to establish credibility in the international IT markets. [Working Paper No. 317]

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  • K.J. Joseph & K. N. Harilal, 2010. "India's IT Export Boom: Challenges Ahead," Working Papers id:3107, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:3107
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    1. Pulapre Balakrishnan, 2010. "The Rationale and the Result of the Current Stabilisation Programme," Working Papers id:3069, eSocialSciences.
    2. Ashish Arora & Jai Asundi, 1999. "Quality Certification and the Economics of Contract Software Development A Study of the Indian Software Industry," NBER Working Papers 7260, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    1. Fromhold-Eisebith Martina & Eisebith Günter, 2003. "Globale Krise – regionale Gewinner?," Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsgeographie, De Gruyter, vol. 47(1), pages 82-96, October.
    2. N. Vijayamohanan Pillai, 2004. "CES function, generalised mean and human poverty index: Exploring some links," Centre for Development Studies, Trivendrum Working Papers 360, Centre for Development Studies, Trivendrum, India.

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    India; Information technology; Software exports; specific factors model;

    JEL classification:

    • F2 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business
    • L8 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services


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