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Econometric Studies of Economic Reforms in India
Editor : V.V.N. Somayajulu;
Hard bound book;  Pages : 664
2000 Edition; ISBN - 81-7188-159-9
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About The Book :

The Econometric studies dealing with various aspects of micro and macro sectors Physical, Monetary, Trade and Services — of the Indian economy, brought together in this volume, should be of special importance to economic practitioners — researchers, teachers, students and policy-makers.
This edited volume comprises articles contributed by as many as 50 economists/scholars on this subject.

 

CONTENTS IN DETAIL :

AUTHORS/CONTRIBUTORS
 
FOREWORD BY
  C. Rangarajan
Governor, Andhra Pradesh ; Ex-Governor, Reserve Bank of India
 
PREFACE
 
PART A
 
Invited Lecturers
 
1. Bayes’ Applications in Economics
N. Sreenivasa Iyengar
Dr. Sarvepally Radhakrishnan Chair Professor of Economics, University of Hyderabad
 
2. Agricultural Development Perspectives and Poverty Alleviation
C.H. Hanumantha Rao
Chairman, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, (CESS), Hyderabad
 
3. Planning for Policies: A Note on the Approach to the Ninth Plan
Arjun Sengupta
Member, Planning Commission, Govt. of India
 
4. Food, Nutrition and P.D.S. - Emerging Issues
R. Radhakrishna
Vice-Chancellor, Andhra University, Waltair
 
PART B
 
Macro Models, Macro Planning, Policies, Money, Banking and Public Finance
 
5. Determinants of Public Distribution of Cereals and Need for Target Oriented Public Distribution System
V.V.N. Somayajulu
Professor of Economics and Dean, School of Social Sciences, University of Hyderabad
E. Koteswara Rao
Reader in Economics, Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi
 
6. Estimation of a Simultaneous Equations Model: A Test of Fiscal and Monetary Influences on Economic Activity in India
G. Kaur
Punjab School of Economics, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar
 
7. Creeping Macro Economic Imbalances in the Indian Economy during 1990s
Manoj Kumar Agarwal
Department of Economics, Lucknow University
 
8. Supply of Money and Price Level in India - An Analysis of the Price Level Sensitivity to Money-supply Components
N.S. Bhat
Professor and Chairman, Department of Economics, Mangalore University
 
9. Forecasting of Selected Monetary and Banking Aggregates: A Transfer Function Approach
B.K. Bhoi
Director, Reserve Bank of India, DEAP, Mumbai
Himanshu Joshi
Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai
 
10. Impact of Commercial Banking Institutions on Some of  Macro-variables of Indian Economy: An Empirical Study
H.D. Manjappa
Department of Economics, Karnataka University, Dharwar
 
11. Wagner’s Law of Public Expenditure: A Revaluation
Bharat R. Kolluri
University of Hartford, West Hartland, C.T., USA
K. Surekha Rao
Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore
 
PART C
 
Corporate Behaviour and Industrial Economics
 
12. Private Investment Behaviour in India: The Role of Inflation and Public Spending during Reforms Period
Ila Patnaik
Senior Economist, National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), New Delhi
  D.K. Joshi
National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), New Delhi
 
13. Working Capital and Fixed Investment:Financing Constraints
D.V.S. Sastry
Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai
U.R. Kelkar
Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai
 
14. Corporate Behaviour Theories and Model of Fixed Capital and Inventory Investments, External Finance and Dividends: A Critical Survey in Search of Research Gaps for Reforms period
V.V.N. Somayajulu
Professor of Economics and Dean, School of Social Sciences, University of Hyderabad
P.S. Suresh
Research Associate, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune
 
15. Size, Age and Firm Growth in the Indian Computer Industry: Revisited
Sakesini Dehury
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai
Jayatu Sen Chaudhury
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai
 
16. Returns to Scale and Technical Progress in Indian Manufacturing
P. Krishna Kumar
Faculty Member, Department of Business Economics, M.S. University of Baroda, Baroda
 
17. Designing of Pigouvian Tax for Pollution Abatement in Sugar Industry
Rita Pandey
National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi
 
18. Relationship Between Stock Returns and Trading Volumes: Analysis of D.S.E. Data using Co-integration Technique
Som Shankar Ghosh
Centre for Economics and Planning, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi
D.N. Rao
Professor of Economics, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, J.N.U., New Delhi
 
PART D
 
Foreign Trade and International Economies
 
19. India’s Foreign Trade and Real Exchange Rate Behaviour: An Analysis of Monthly Data Since 1980
P. Sarkar
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Lake Terrace, Calcutta. 
 
20. Income Terms of Trade between Exports and Imports in India
K.S. Bhat
Department of Economics, Head I/C, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
M. Arjunan
Department of Economics, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
 
21. A Model of External Sector: Simulation Experiments in India
N.B. Pradhan
Reader in Economics, Berhampur University, Orissa
A.K. Mahapatro
Exchange Control Department, RBI, Mumbai
 
22. Indian Foreign Trade and Depletion of Non-Renewable Resources
Rahul A. Shastri
Department of Economics, Osmania University, Hyderabad
Prabha Pant
Department of Economics, Osmania University, Hyderabad
A.G. Moss
Department of Economics, Osmania University, Hyderabad
 
23. GATT and Agricultural Exports of India
G. Nancharaiah
Professor and Head, Department of Economics, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
Suratha Naik
Department of Economics, University of Hyderabad.
 
24. India’s Agricultural Export Potential Under New Liberalisation Policy: Behavioural vs. Discriminant Approaches
K. Uma Shankar Patnaik
Department of Economics, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
S. Arunagiri
Department of Economics, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
S.N. Ahmed
Department of Economics, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
 
PART E
 
Agricultural Economics
 
25. Yield Gaps and Constraints in Paddy Production: An Econometric Approach
G.P. Sunandini
Directorate of Research, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad
P.B. Parthasarathy
Director, Bharatiya Agro-Economic Research Centre, Hyderabad; Former Professor and Head of the Deptt. College of Agriculture, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad
 
26. Growth and Instability in Food Grain Production of Andhra Pradesh: An Empirical Analysis
C. Raja Reddy
Director of Research, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad
G.P. Sunandini
Directorate of Research, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad
P.B. Parthasarathy
Director, Bharatiya Agro-Economic Research Centre, Hyderabad; Former Professor and Head of the Deptt. College of Agriculture, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad
V.V. Narendranath
 
27. Jowar and Rice in Agriclimatic Zone 10: An Empirical Analysis of Growth and its Contributors
Nikita Gopal
Research Associate, NAARM, APAU, Hyderabad
P.B. Parthasarathy
Director, Bharatiya Agro-Economic Research Centre, Hyderabad; Former Professor and Head of the Deptt. College of Agriculture, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad
I. Narender
Assoc. Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University (APAU), Hyderabad.
 
28. Resource Productivity and Resource Use Efficiency of Guava Orchards in and around Hyderabad
P. Chitra
College of Agriculture, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad
I. Narender
Assoc. Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University (APAU), Hyderabad.
  P.B. Parthasarathy
Director, Bharatiya Agro-Economic Research Centre, Hyderabad; Former Professor and Head of the Deptt. College of Agriculture, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad
 
29. Quantitative Analysis of Size Cost Relationship in Agriculture: Methodological Issues and Empirical Findings
P. Basu
Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
 
30. Agricultural Tenancy Under Resource Constraints
Naresh Sharma
Institute of Public Enterprise, Osmania University, Hyderabad
 
PART F
Energy Economics
 
31. Energy Efficiency in Indian Railways
V.B.N.S. Madduri
Department of Economics, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
K.J. Jyothi
Department of Economics, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
 
32. India’s Energy Consumption Changes during 1973-74 to 1989-90: An Input-Output Approach
K. Mukhopadhyaya
Department of Economics, Jadavpur University, Calcutta.
D. Chakraborty
Department of Economics, Jadavpur University, Calcutta.
 
33. A Structural Decomposition Analysis of Energy Use: Changes Between 1979-80 and 1991-92
U.K. Dash
Faculty of Economics and Finance, Birla Institute of Technology & Sciences (BITS), Pilani.
K.K. Saxena
Professor of Economics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
 
34. Demand for Domestic Fuel Energy:Some Empirical Investigation
Jacob George
Centre for Micro Planning, National Institute of Rural Development, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad
  
PART G
 
Consumption, Health and Demography
 
35. Economies of Scale in Household Consumption: An Econometric Analysis
N.B. Pradhan
Reader in Economics, Berhampur University, Orissa
  B.K. Panda
Berhampur University, Berhampur, Orissa
 
36. Determinants of Children’s Health
S. Sandhya
Research Scientist, Department of Economics, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
 
37. An Econometric Analysis of Women’s Work and Fertility in Tamil Nadu: A Rural Urban Comparison
Thiru Venkataswamy
Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune.
 
38. Proximate Determinants of Fertility in India: A Macro Analysis
V. Nirmala
Department of Economics, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry.
K. Sham Bhat
Department of Economics, Head I/C, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
 
PART H
 
Summing up and Symposium
 
39. Policy Guidelines & Recommendations
V.V.N. Somayajulu
Professor of Economics and Dean, School of Social Sciences, University of Hyderabad
 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR :

V.V.N. Somayajulu :

Professor V.V.N. Somayajulu is the Dean, School of Social Sciences, University of Hyderabad and Professor of Economics (with experience of teaching and research guidance for 36 years of which 20 years at the Central University of Hyderabad, CUH). He completed 20 research studies sponsored by the University Grants Commission, Indian Council of Social Science Research, Government of India and of States, University of Hyderabad and at NCAER, New Delhi: and taught at Gokhale Institute, Pune, Madurai University, Indian Institute of Economics, J.N.T. University, Hyderabad and at Central School of Planning and Statistics (CSPS), Warsaw, 1985-1986; and at Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, a semester 1991.
He organised six All India Conferences/Seminars on themes of his specialisation viz., Industrial Economics, Applied Econometrics and Planning Models of inter-industry economics for development of less developed regions/states in India.
He is Executive Council Member 1998-2001, School Board Member, 1985 onwards; its Chairman; 1998-2001; was the Head, Department of Economics 1988-1991; at Central University of Hyderabad; Visiting Professor, CSPS, WARSAW, for one year 1985-1986, and at BITS, Pilani 1991; U.G.C. Visiting Fellow at University of Economic Science, Berlin 1979 and at S.V. University P.G. Centre 1989; and received Medal from Rector, CSPS, Warsaw, Fellowship and many academic distinctions; and research assignments from reputed academic bodies. He is Editorial Member of Journal of Quantitative Economics, Asian Economic Review; and Member of Executive Councils of All India Input-Output Research Association (AIORA), The Indian Econometric Society, (TIES), Regional Science Association of India (RSAI) etc; Life Member of Indian Economic Association, A.P. Economic Association, AIORA, TIES, RSAI etc, Chairman, Technical sessions and contributor to their annual conferences/seminars.
Five of his books and 70 research papers have been published.

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