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India Policy Forum is a journal which is jointly promoted by the National Council for Applied Economic Research, New Delhi and the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C., with the objective of presenting high-quality empirical research on the major economic policy issues that confront contemporary India. The papers cover a diverse set of macro and microeconomic topics of relevance to policymakers.
The prime objective of this volume is to make the policy discussion accessible to a broad nonspecialist audience within India and abroad. This journal is also expected to assist in the development of a global network of scholars interested in India?s economic transformation.
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Sources of Growth in the Indian Economy BARRY BOSWORTH, SUSAN M COLLINS and ARVIND VIRMANI
Trade Liberalization, Labor-Market Institutions and Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Indian States RANA HASAN, DEVASHISH MITRA and BEYZA P URAL
Teacher Compensation: Can Decentralization to Local Bodies Take India from the Perfect Storm Through Troubled Waters to Clear Sailing? LANT PRITCHETT and RINKU MURGAI
Does Economic Growth Reduce Fertility? Rural India 1971-1999 ANDREW D FOSTER and MARK ROSENZWEIG
Managing the Environmental Consequences of Growth: Forest Degradation in the Indian Mid-Himalayas JEAN-MARIE BALAND, PRANAB BARDHAN, SANGHAMITRA DAS, DILIP MOOKHERJEE and RINKI SARKAR