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The Fiscal and Welfare Impacts of Reforming Fuel Subsidies in India

Author/Editor: Rahul Anand, David Coady, Adil Mohommad, Vimal V Thakoor, James P Walsh.

Release Date: May, 2013

Price: $18.00

Rising fuel subsidies have contributed to fiscal pressures in India. A key policy concern regarding subsidy reform is the adverse welfare impact on households, in particular poor households. This more...



Accelerating And Sustaining Growth: Economic and Political Lessons

Author/Editor: Arvind Virmani.

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

The paper reviews and draws lessons from the experience of fast growing economies including a sub-set of these termed High Growth Economies (HGEs) with a decadal rate of over 7 per cent. It then more...



Barriers to Household Risk Management: Evidence from India

Author/Editor: Shawn Cole, Xavier Gine, Jeremy Tobacman, Petia Topalova, Robert M. Townsend, James Ian Vickery.

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

Why do many households remain exposed to large exogenous sources of non-systematic income risk? We use a series of randomized field experiments in rural India to test the importance of price and more...



Inflation and Income Inequality: Is Food Inflation Different?

Author/Editor: James P Walsh, Jiangyan Yu.

Release Date: June, 2012

Price: $18.00

There is an extensive literature noting that high inflation can add to income inequality, and a parallel literature assessing the effect of rising food prices on the poor. This paper attempts to more...



Alternative Monetary Policy Rules for India

Author/Editor: Michael Debabrata Patra, Muneesh Kapur.

Release Date: May, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper empirically evaluates the operational performance of the McCallum rule, the Taylor rule and hybrid rules in India over the period 1996-2011 using quarterly data, with a view to more...



India: 2012 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement and Supplements; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for India

Release Date: April, 2012

Price: $18.00

Does the Business Environment Affect Corporate Investment in India?

Author/Editor: Kiichi Tokuoka.

Release Date: March, 2012

Price: $18.00

Since the global financial crisis, corporate investment has been weak in India. Sluggish corporate investment would not only moderate growth from the demand side but also constrain growth from the more...



BRICs’ Philosophies for Development Financing and Their Implications for LICs

Author/Editor: Nkunde Mwase, Yongzheng Yang.

Release Date: March, 2012

Price: $18.00

Flows of development financing from the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) to low income countries (LICs) have surged in recent years. Unlike aid from traditional donors, BRICs (excluding more...



India's Growth Spillovers to South Asia

Author/Editor: Ding Ding, Iyabo Masha.

Release Date: February, 2012

Price: $18.00

This study investigates the role of India's economy in explaining the observed growth in South Asia, taking into consideration other sources of growth endogenous to the countries in the region. Since more...



Determinants of Development Financing Flows From Brazil, Russia, India, and China to Low-Income Countries

Author/Editor: Nkunde Mwase.

Release Date: November, 2011

Price: $18.00

BRICs development financing flows have increased significantly and are expected to become more prominent in the post-crisis era. We investigate the potential implications on the country-allocation of more...



India: 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for India

Release Date: February, 2011

Price: $18.00

India: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes—FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Release Date: January, 2011

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What Level of Public Debt Could India Target?

Author/Editor: Petia Topalova, Dan Nyberg.

Release Date: January, 2010

Price: $18.00

This paper discusses possible medium-term public debt targets for India, based on evidence from the economic literature on prudent levels of public debt and the feasibility for the country to meet a more...



An Estimated Model with Macrofinancial Linkages for India

Author/Editor: Magnus Saxegaard, Rahul Anand, Shanaka J Peiris.

Release Date: January, 2010

Price: $18.00

This paper develops a small open economy dynamic stochastic general-equilibrium model with macrofinancial linkages. The model includes a financial accelerator--entrepreneurs are assumed to partially more...



India : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for India

Release Date: February, 2008

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India’s strong growth and macroeconomic stability is owed to its sound macroeconomic policies and past structural reforms. Swelling capital inflows have highlighted the key policy challenges: more...



India : Selected Issues

Release Date: February, 2008

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This paper presents background information to the assessment of competitiveness and exchange rate policy in India, as well as challenges to monetary policy from financial globalization. This paper more...



India : Staff Report for the 2006 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: February, 2007

Price: $18.00

This 2006 Article IV Consultation highlights that India’s economy has continued to grow above trend, with an average growth of 8 percent in the last three years. Growth is broad based, with more...



India : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)—Data Module

Release Date: April, 2004

Price: $15.00

A summary of India’s dissemination practices relative to the special data dissemination standard (SDDS) is provided. This report is based on the information provided by Indian authorities and more...



Trade Liberalization and Firm Productivity: The Case of India

Author/Editor: Petia Topalova.

Release Date: February, 2004

Price: $15.00

Using a panel of firm-level data, this paper examines the effects of India's trade reforms in the early 1990s on firm productivity in the manufacturing sector, focusing on the interaction between more...



The Decentralization Dilemma in India

Author/Editor: Catriona Purfield.

Release Date: February, 2004

Price: $15.00

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