INDIAN AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT: INDIAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SINCE INDEPENDENCE - VOLUME I - E-BOOK by AMAL KRISHNA DEY
INDIAN AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
Amal Krishna Dey
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This volume is an extremely thorough study of agricultural development in India since Independence. A further 3 volumes will deal with Management System and Behaviour of Indian Capital Market, Readings in Indian Corporate Sector Development and Readings in Indian Industrial Development. This volume, spread over two parts and eighteen chapters, provides empirical evidence of an understanding of the growth of Indian Agriculture in two periods, pre and post green revolution. The discussion is concluded by representing the results of econometric exercise evaluating the comparative advantages of alternative estimation procedures when applied to different specification of growth functions. Thus, in addition to its economic content, the methodological contribution of the study should provide to be useful to students economics. The overall findings regarding the agricultural growth in India are also of interest to research scholars, professional economists, economic journalists and policy makers. In the Part One, we plan to undertake the exercise of examining the growth of overall agricultural development in India and green revolution contrast. In the Part Two of this volume, we plan to undertake a comparative study of regional disparities and discussion on agricultural and food grains production growths and factors affecting their growth during 1950-51 to 2007-08 in the selected States of Eastern, Northern, Western and Southern Regions.
Amal Krishna Dey retired as Head of Research Bureau of the Business Standard, Calcutta, one of the largest economic and business dailies in India, and presently is a Senior Freelance Journalist. He taught Econometrics in the Department of Economics, Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, he also worked as a Research Associate in the Agro-Economic Research Centre, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan and also as Head of Agriculture Research Division, Commerce Weekly, Bombay.
He has several publications to his credit and has served several committees including the Indian Society of Agricultural Economics and National Union of Journalists.