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Emerging Issues in Economic Development: A Contemporary Theoretical Perspective

Sugata Marjit and Meenakshi Rajeev


In recent times, developing countries across the world have focused on a market-driven approach to address their economic issues. While this has resulted in financial growth, it has also led to a spurt in systemic challenges in many nations. This volume explores the concerns faced by emerging economies from a present-day viewpoint, with in-depth analysis of key issues in economic development such as growth, market structure, poverty measurement, corruption, financial scams, voting behaviour, informal credit markets, and technology transfer, through the use of theoretical models. The chapters i ... More

Keywords: growth, development, poverty, market, corruption, financial markets, democracy, federation, bargaining, strategy

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Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780198099062
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099062.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sugata Marjit, editor
Professor, Reserve Bank of India Professor of Industrial Economics and Director, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata

Meenakshi Rajeev, editor
Professor, Centre for Economic Studies and Policy, Institute of Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru

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Section I Corruption, Information, and Transparency

2 Many Facets of Corruption*

Mukul Majumdar and Seung Han Yoo

Section II Growth, Poverty, and Markets

3 Inefficiency and the Golden Rule

Tapan Mitra and Debraj Ray

Section III Informal Credit and Micro-Finance

7 Vertical Linkage between Formal and Informal Credit Markets

Sarbajit Chaudhuri and Krishnendu Ghosh Dastidar*

8 Sequential Lending

Prabal Roy Chowdhury

Section IV Democracy and Development

Section V Bargaining, Technology Transfer, and Deterrence

12 Technology Transfer as a Means to Combat Global Warming

Vivekananda Mukherjee, Dirk T.G. Rübbelke, and Tilak Sanyal

13 Early Withdrawal of Patented Drugs as an Entry-deterring Device

Sugata Marjit, Tarun Kabiraj, and Arijita Dutta

14 Entry Deterrence in Banking

Indrajit Mallick, Sugata Marjit, and Hamid Beladi