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What is to be Done?

Ashwani Deshpande

in The Grammar of Caste: Economic Discrimination in Contemporary India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072034
eISBN:
9780199081028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072034.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the Indian affirmative action (AA) programme, which primarily takes the form of caste-based quotas. Unlike in the US context, which has produced empirical studies of the ... More


Infrastructure

T.N. Srinivasan

in Eight Lectures on India's Economic Reforms

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195652826
eISBN:
9780199080649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195652826.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines infrastructure reforms in India. The problems of the telecommunication sector were resolved with the use of an auction to grant the licence to operate and the establishment of ... More


The German Colony

Andrew Coulson

in Tanzania: A Political Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679966
eISBN:
9780191765964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679966.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Bismarck was at first ambivalent about colonies, fearing they would bring trouble and expense. However, he eventually realized that without colonies Germany risked being excluded from trade with West ... More


The Early Years

Andrew Coulson

in Tanzania: A Political Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679966
eISBN:
9780191765964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679966.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Between 1961 and 1964 Nyerere and TANU made the adjustment from being a successful party in opposition to being the leaders of a party in power. A new constitution made Tanganyika a one-party state. ... More


Social Class and Social Services

Andrew Coulson

in Tanzania: A Political Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679966
eISBN:
9780191765964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679966.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There were wide differences in income distribution between, for example, prosperous coffee farmers on Mount Kilimanjaro and young men and women without land; or in cities, between those in regular ... More


Negotiating with the World Market: Lending to Industry, Banking, and Infrastructure

Nagesh Prabhu

in Reflective Shadows: Political Economy of the World Bank Lending to India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466825
eISBN:
9780199087419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466825.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The World Bank is mandated to invest in industrial sectors of the economy which would accelerate the tempo of growth of the private enterprise. The Bank has provided financial assistance to state ... More


Transport Policy

Gaël Raballand and Alan Whitworth

in Zambia: Building Prosperity from Resource Wealth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199660605
eISBN:
9780191749179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660605.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter shows how poor policy and management have damaged Zambia’s transport infrastructure. Recent developments, particularly the emergence of a competitive trucking industry between Zambia and ... More


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