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India's Growth Pattern and Obstacles to Higher Growth, Sean Dougherty ... [et al] = Profil de croissance de l'Inde et obstacles à une accélération de la croissance / Sean Dougherty ... [et al]

Abstract
India’s growth performance has improved significantly over the past 20 years, but has been uneven across industries and states. While some service industries, notably in the information and communications technology sector, have become highly competitive in world markets – yielding considerable gains for employees and investors – manufacturing industries have lagged and improved their performance only recently. A divergence in performance has taken place, with firms in those states and sectors with the best institutions gaining, and those in the more tightly regulated states and sectors falling further behind. As a result, the competitive landscape is uneven across sectors and states and a high degree of concentration continues to prevail in different industries. While this is partly the result of the legacy of licensing, change has been politically difficult, making it harder for the manufacturing sector than for the service sector to expand. The need for further institutional reforms is urgent, focusing on product and labour market regulations at the central and state levels. This working Paper relates to the 2007 Economic Survey of India (www.oecd.org/eco/surveys/india)
Language
eng
Literary form
non fiction
Physical description
1 online resource (28 p. )
Specific material designation
remote
Form of item
online

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