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Published: 23 March 2018

456 Pages

ISBN: 9780199484652

Bookseller Code (06)

Economic Survey 2016-17, Volume 2

Author Ministry of Finance, Government of India

  • Most authoritative and updated source of data on India's economy
  • Projects a growth rate between 6.75% and 7.5% for the fiscal year 2017-18
  • Reviews the performance of the Indian economy over the past year, in the context of major international, domestic, and sectoral developments
  • Discusses in detail the short- and long-term economic impacts of radical domestic policy actions---demonetization and GST
  • Advocates broader societal shifts in ideas and narratives to overcome structural challenges of inefficient redistribution, weakness of state capacity, and ambivalence about private sector
  • Produces the first-ever estimate of the flow of goods and people within India based on 'Big Data'
  • Offers a detailed discussion on the idea of Universal Basic Income and why it merits serious public deliberation
  • Identifies 'cooperative and competitive federalism' as India's unavoidable future, with a focus on states and cities

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