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Non-Performing Assets in Indian Banks: This Time it is Different

Growing non-performing assets is a recurrent problem in the Indian banking sector. Over the past two decades, there have been two such episodes when the banking sector was severely impaired by balance...

Institution: Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai

Section: Working Papers

by Rajeswari Sengupta | On 16 Sep 2017

Bolder Disinvestment or Better Performance Contracts? Which Way Forward for India’s State-Owned Enterprises

This paper analyses the performance of India’s Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) using measures of labour and overall efficiency and productivity indicators as opposed to financial returns. Using meth...

Institution: National Institute of Public Finance and Policy

Section: Working Papers

by Ajay Chhibber | On 04 Sep 2017

On the Importance of Triangulating Datasets to Examine Indians on the Move

A chapter dedicated to migration in the Economic Survey 2016-17 signals the willingness on the part of Indian policymakers to address the linkages between migration, labour markets and economic develo...

Institution: Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai

Section: Working Papers

by S. Chandrasekhar | On 01 Sep 2017

Recent Changes in Measurement of India's GDP: Overall Issues and Some Focus on Agriculture

This paper discusses (a) changes in measurement in industry and services (b) changes made in agriculture sector and (c) major issues on the measurement of GDP in new series. There are long term or leg...

Institution: Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai

Section: Working Papers

by S. Mahendra Dev | On 01 Sep 2017

Drivers of Farmers' Income: The Role of Farm Size and Diversification

The study finds that a U-shaped relationship exists between farm size and farm / farmer's income. The results also show that both on-farm and off-farm diversification have an inverted U-shape relatio...

Institution: Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai

Section: Working Papers

by Varun Kumar Das | On 01 Sep 2017

The Impact of State Medical Marijuana Laws on Social Security Disability Insurance and Workers' Compensation Benefit Claiming

The authors study the effect of state medical marijuana laws (MMLs) on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Workers' Compensation (WC) claiming. The paper uses data on benefit claiming draw...

Institution: National Bureau of Economic Research

Section: Working Papers

by Johanna Catherine Maclean | On 01 Sep 2017

East Asian Financial and Economic Development

Japan, an isolated, backward country in the 1860s, industrialized rapidly to become a major industrial power by the 1930s. South Korea, among the world’s poorest countries in the 1960s,joined the rank...

Institution: National Bureau of Economic Research

Section: Working Papers

by Randall Morck | On 01 Sep 2017

Monetary Transmission in India: Working of Price and Quantum Channels

The paper examines the strength and efficacy of transmission from the policy rate and liquidity provision to market rates in India, using event window regression analysis. The paper finds the interest...

Institution: Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai

Section: Working Papers

by Ashima Goyal | On 01 Sep 2017

Estimating the Relationship between the Current Account, the Capital Account and Investment for India

Causality from the capital account (KA) to the current account (CA) of the balance of payments indicates disruption from capital flows while the reverse can indicate smooth financing of the CA that al...

Institution: Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai

Section: Working Papers

by Ashima Goyal | On 01 Sep 2017

An Analysis of Revisions in Indian GDP Data

This paper studies the revisions in the annual estimates of India's GDP data. The objective of the analysis is to understand the revision policy adopted by the Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) a...

Institution: Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai

Section: Working Papers

by Amey Sapre | On 01 Sep 2017
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