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02. Kaushik Basu, ed., Economics

Kaushik Basu
Basu Book

Kaushik Basu

The Oxford Companion to Economics in India (Oxford University Press, 2007). Basu presents a collection of 204 essays on the contemporary Indian economy by economists, business leaders, policy makers, and analysts. The first comprehensive resource of its kind, the work covers the evolution of the Indian economy and its emergence as a global economy. The wide array of topics includes India’s leadership in the software and information technology industry; India’s success in outsourcing; India’s widespread poverty, farmer suicides, and child labor; and India’s phenomenal growth. Basu has received India’s Padma Bhushan title, one of the government’s most prestigious civilian awards for the highest distinguished service.

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