Policies to revive and sustain high investment and savings rates 7.
Policies for achieving high manufacturing sector growth (and what India can learn from China and/or other leaders in manufacturing) 8.
Policies to increase exports/ control current account deficits 9.
Policies for developing infrastructure 10.
Policies for better human resource development for high growth: reforms in education, health sectors, and in labour law 11.
Policies for improving India’s energy security 12.
Policies for improving governance and legal delays
Environmental issues affecting growth
Any other topic relevant to the Workshop theme.
The papers should be policy-oriented and between 7,000 to 10,000 words (about 20 to 30 pages), including tables, figures, and references. The text should include a section reviewing previous relevant research, and explain the main model and results carefully. Technical material (details of estimation techniques, and other detailed derivations, etc.) may be moved to the appendix. A few detailed review articles may also be accepted on major issues facing India (inflation control, energy security, manufacturing sector expansion, education improvement, governance issues, etc.) written in the style of ‘
or review papers in the
Journal of Economic Literature
Authors interested in participating in the workshop should
send their paper to firstname.lastname@example.org by 30 May 2014.
Draft or partially completed versions are acceptable at this stage. Alternatively, please send an extended abstract (describing objective, methodology to be used, and results (if available) in as much detail as possible) by 30 May 2014. All participants must send the full paper by
15 July 2014
. (In case of urgent need to reach us, you can also contact my associate, Dr Durairaj Kumarasammy at email@example.com (Phone: +918287254499) or me at firstname.lastname@example.org)
Selected papers presented at the workshop will be published as a book (selected papers from the 2013 workshop are being published as a book by Cambridge University Press,
n September 2014). Submission of your paper will be deemed to imply your consent to the inclusion of your paper in the book. The book will be edited by Prof Pradeep Agrawal, who is Professor and Head, RBI Chair Unit (and former Officiating Director), Institute of Economic Growth. Prof Agrawal has authored/edited four books and published numerous research articles on growth and economic reforms. He holds a PhD from Stanford University, USA.