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Sources of Crop Output Growth in Bihar: Implications for Policy Interventions

Bihar has a geographical area of 9.4 million hectares and fertile agricultural land spread across the Indo-Gangetic plains. The net cultivated area in the state accounted for about 57 per cent of the total reported geographical area during 2012-14. Over 70 per cent of rural workers depend on...

Elumalai Kannan, Sanjib Pohit
Nov 2019
MARGIN The Journal of Applied Economic Research

The Journal of Applied Economic Research (JAER) is a quarterly, peer-reviewed, international journal published by NCAER in New Delhi in conjunction with SAGE International. JAER publishes papers that pay special attention to the economics of emerging economies, but is open to high-quality papers...

Shekhar Shah, Sanjib Pohit, Anuradha Bhasin
Nov 2019
 
Growth and Structural Transformation of Agriculture in Bihar

The economy of Bihar is dominated by agriculture, which contributes over a quarter of the state’s income and accounts for employment of about 70 per cent of the rural workforce. Hence, robust growth of the agriculture sector holds the key to the economic and social development of the state....

Elumalai Kannan, Sanjib Pohit
Nov 2019
Analysis of India's Logistics Costs

Before making any policy intervention, it is important to estimate the overall logistics costs, including the various associated components/elements in order to understand and identify the problem areas and arrive at meaningful solutions. This NCAER report symbolises a major step in the direction of...

D B Gupta, Sanjib Pohit, Devender Pratap, Avisha Alawadhi, Lavanya Sayal, Sameer Malik
Sep 2019
 
India's Transporatation Performance Index

Globalisation has opened up economic opportunities for developing countries in the form of outflow of value-added services, low-cost raw materials , human resource skills, improved market access for their exports, efficiency gains in their economies through technology transfer and spill-over, and...

Sameer Malik, D B Gupta, Sanjib Pohit
Sep 2019
Perceptions of Key Logistics Players

The high logistics costs in India as compared to those in countries that have similar business environments and are going through the same stage of growth is a matter of serious concern for both the country’s manufacturing sector and its comprehensive development as a whole. Several reasons are...

Sameer Malik, D B Gupta, Sanjib Pohit
Sep 2019
 
Quantifying India's Logistics Costs

The prevalence of high logistics costs in India as compared to other countries with a similar environment and level of development is a matter of concern as it poses challenges for the manufacturing growth and comprehensive development of the country. Several reasons are cited for the high logistics...

Devender Pratap, D B Gupta, Sanjib Pohit
Sep 2019
Subsidies, Merit Goods and the Fiscal Space for Reviving Growth: An Aspect of Public Expenditure in India

Budget subsidies have been defined as the unrecovered cost of economic and social services. The incidence of these implicit and explicit budget subsidies provided by the central and state governments has declined from about 12.9 % of GDP in 1987-88 to 10.3 % at present. The bulk of these subsidies...

Sudipto Mundle, Satadru Sikdar
Nov 2019
 
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