The analysis of business groups: Some observations with reference to India
This paper uses some available but not necessarily commonly known information on Indian business groups as the basis for interrogating some of the recent analysis of the business group in developing countries, analysis which seeks to explain why such groups exist and their consequences. The paper argues that much of this analysis is unsatisfactory both in terms of the questions posed and also the research methods adopted
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