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Capital Shortage, Credit and Indian Economic Development, 1920-1960, Maanik Nath

Label
Capital Shortage, Credit and Indian Economic Development, 1920-1960, Maanik Nath
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Illustrations
mapsillustrations
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Capital Shortage
Nature of contents
bibliographydictionaries
Responsibility statement
Maanik Nath
Series statement
Cambridge Studies in Economic History - Second Series
Sub title
Credit and Indian Economic Development, 1920-1960
Summary
Bridging history and development, a study of credit scarcity, low investment and widespread poverty in colonial and postcolonial India
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half-title -- Series information -- Title page -- Copyright information -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Introduction -- Colonialism, Credit and Development in South India -- Sources -- 2 Agriculture, Commerce and Governance in the Longue Durée -- The Agrarian Economy in Pre-colonial South India -- Colonialism, Commerce and Agriculture, 1800-1920 -- Conclusion -- 3 Climate and Credit -- Climate and Cropping Patterns, 1920-1950 -- Credit Supply in Rural Madras -- Geography and Selective Lending -- Conclusion -- 4 Courts and Credit -- Courts in Colonial South India -- Land Tax, Property Rights and the Mortgage Market -- Contract Law and Rural Credit Markets -- Contract Enforcement and Credit Pricing -- Conclusion -- 5 Regulating Moneylenders -- Designing Credit Intervention -- Intervention and the Mortgage Market -- Intervention and Promissory Notes -- Intervention and Enforcement Costs -- Conclusion -- 6 Regulating Cooperatives -- Designing the Cooperative Model -- Performance Puzzle: Expansion but Unprofitable -- Low Savings and Weak Regulation -- State Intervention: Prolonging Banking Failure -- Conclusion -- 7 Credit after 1960 -- Green Revolution, Government Action and Credit Supply -- 8 Conclusion -- Epilogue: Risk and Regulation across Colonial India -- Credit Markets in Bengal, Bombay and Punjab, 1850-1950 -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Government Publications -- Government Annuals -- Gazetteers, Manuals and Pamphlets -- Government Journals and Speeches -- Laws -- Case Judgements -- Newspapers -- Articles and Book Chapters -- Books -- Index