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India's Growth Story: A Model of `Riskless Capitalism'?


  • Rohit Azad

    () (Department of Economics, New School for Social Research)

  • Prasenjit Bose


This paper seeks to theoretically analyse the change in growth patterns in post-reform India. While 1991 marks a break in the Indian economy in terms of its opening up, it was not the 1990s which saw spectacular rates of growth such as those seen in the 2000s. Our attempt here is to situate two signi cant booms that the post-reform period has witnessed so far, 2003-04 to 2007-08 and 2009-10 to 2010-11, in a macrotheoretic model.

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  • Rohit Azad & Prasenjit Bose, 2017. "India's Growth Story: A Model of `Riskless Capitalism'?," Working Papers 1712, New School for Social Research, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:new:wpaper:1712

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    1. J. M. Keynes, 1937. "The General Theory of Employment," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 51(2), pages 209-223.
    2. Robert M. Solow, 1956. "A Contribution to the Theory of Economic Growth," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 70(1), pages 65-94.
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    4. Kaldor, Nicholas, 1986. "The Scourge of Monetarism: Radcliffe Lectures," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, edition 2, number 9780198772484.
    5. Taylor, Lance, 1985. "A Stagnationist Model of Economic Growth," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 9(4), pages 383-403, December.
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    Indian Corporate Sector; Bad Loans; Public Sector Banks;

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    • E12 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General Aggregative Models - - - Keynes; Keynesian; Post-Keynesian
    • E22 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Investment; Capital; Intangible Capital; Capacity
    • E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
    • E44 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy
    • E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy

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