Indian Economy I

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The Indian Economy – I Course for BA (Hons) Economics Semester V, Delhi University has been taught by Mr. Dheeraj Suri. The Video Lectures are based upon the books prescribed by the University of Delhi. The Duration of Video Lectures is approximately 35 Hours.

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Exam Pattern

  1. Internal Assessment: There will be two tests of 10 marks each and 5 marks will be allotted for attendance.
  2. Examination Pattern: Students would be required to answer any 5 out of 8 questions. Distribution of questions should be roughly proportional to the amount of reading material under each topic.

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Course Content of Our Video Lectures

Lectures are as per the Latest Syllabus for 2021

Unit – I : Economic Development Since Independence

Chapter 1 : The Recovery of India [127 Minutes]

Based Upon Pulapre Balakrishnan

Number of Lectures   3 Lectures

Total Duration of Lectures  127 Minutes

Chapter 2 : The Search for Prosperity [139 Minutes]

Based Upon India’s Long Road Chapter 2

Number of Lectures   4 Lectures

Total Duration of Lectures  139 Minutes

Chapter 3 : Moving India to a New Growth Trajectory [97 Minutes]

Based Upon Rakesh Mohan, 2019

Number of Lectures   2 Lectures

Total Duration of Lectures  160 Minutes

Chapter 4 : India’s Tryst with Destiny [54 Minutes]

Based Upon A Bhagawati & J Panagariya

Number of Lectures   4 Lectures

Total Duration of Lectures  139 Minutes

Chapter 5 : India an Uncertain Glory [234 Minutes]

Based Upon Jean Dreze & Amartya Sen, 2013

Number of Lectures   5 Lectures

Total Duration of Lectures  234 Minutes

Unit – 2 : Human Capital, Demography, Health & Education

Chapter 6 : Demographic Changes in India [120 Minutes]

Based Upon James KS & Srinivas Goli, 2016

Number of Lectures   2 Lectures

Total Duration of Lectures  120 Minutes

Chapter 7 : Demographic Deposit, dividend & Debt [110 Minutes]

Based Upon Desai S, 2015

Number of Lectures   2 Lectures

Total Duration of Lectures  110 Minutes

Chapter 8 : Education & Health [135 Minutes]

Based Upon Chapter 9, Vijay Joshi

Number of Lectures   3 Lectures

Total Duration of Lectures  135 Minutes

Chapter 9 : Trends & Pattern in the Triple Burden of Malnutrition in India [100 Minutes]

Based Upon Meenakshi JV, 2016

Number of Lectures   2 Lectures

Total Duration of Lectures  100 Minutes

Unit – 3 : Growth & Distribution : Poverty, Inequality, Unemployment & Policy Interventions

Chapter 10 : Measurement of Poverty [34 Minutes]

Based Upon Report of the Export Group

Number of Lectures   1 Lectures

Total Duration of Lectures  34 Minutes

Chapter 11 : Inequality In India [ Minutes]

Based Upon Himanshu H, 2019

Number of Lectures   1 Lectures

Total Duration of Lectures  34 Minutes

Chapter 12 : Labour Market Changes in India [65 Minutes]

Based Upon Thomas, 2020

Number of Lectures   2 Lectures

Total Duration of Lectures  65 Minutes

Chapter 13 : Recent Social Security Initiatives in India [94 Minutes]

Based Upon Dreze J, Khera R, 2016

Number of Lectures   2 Lectures

Total Duration of Lectures  94 Minutes

Unit – 4 : International Comparisons

Chapter 14 : India in Comparative Perspective [66 Minutes]

Based Upon India an Uncertain Glory, Chapter 3

Number of Lectures   2 Lectures

Total Duration of Lectures  66 Minutes

Chapter 15 : Awakening Giants [61 Minutes]

Based Upon Pranab Bardhan, Chapter 2

Number of Lectures   1 Lectures

Total Duration of Lectures  61 Minutes

End of Syllabus

Syllabus for Indian Economy – I as Prescribed by University of Delhi

HC-51-Indian-Economy-I

Course Description

Using appropriate analytical frameworks, this course reviews major trends in economic indicators and policy debates in India in the post-Independence period, with particular emphasis on paradigm shifts and turning points. Given the rapid changes taking place in India, the reading list will have to be updated annually.

Course Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, a student should be able to understand the development paradigm adopted in India since independence and evaluate its impact on economic as well as social indicators of progress and well being

Course Outline

1. Economic Development since Independence

2. Human Capital : Demography, health and education

3. Growth and Distribution : Poverty, inequality, unemployment and policy interventions

4. International Comparisons

Readings:

Given the topical nature of this course, some readings will change from year to year.

1. Balakrishnan, P. (2007). The recovery of India: Economic growth in the Nehru era. Economic and Political Weekly, 42(45-46), 52-66.21

2. Bardhan, P. (2012). Awakening giants, feet of clay: Assessing the economic rise of China and India. Princeton University Press.

3. Basu, K., Maertens, A. (2007). The pattern and causes of economic growth in India. Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 23, 143-167.

4. Bhagwati, J., Panagariya, A. (2012). India’s tryst with destiny, Collins Business.

5. Centre for Sustainable Employment. (2018). State of working India 2018. Azim Premji University.

6. Desai, S. (2015). Demographic deposit, dividend and debt. The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, 58, 217-232.

7. Dreze, J., Khera, R. (2017). Recent social security initiatives in India, World Development, 98, 555-572.

8. Dreze, J., Sen, A. (2013). India: An uncertain glory. Allen Lane.

9. Joshi, V. (2016). India’s long road: The search for prosperity. Allen Lane.

10. Meenakshi, J. (2016). Trends and patterns in the triple burden of malnutrition in India. Agricultural Economics, 47, 115-134.

11. Ministry of Finance. (2016). Universal basic income: A conversation with and within the mahatma. Chapter 9 in Economic Survey, 172-212.

12. Panagariya, A., Mukim, M. (2014). A comprehensive analysis of poverty in India. Asian Development Review, 31, 1-52.

13. Rangarajan Committee. (2014). Report of the expert group to review the methodology for measurement of poverty. Government of India.

14. Rawal, V., Bansal, V., Bansal, P. (2019). Prevalence of undernourishment in Indian states: Explorations based on NSS 68th round data. Economic and Political Weekly, 54(15), 35-45.

15. Rodgers, G. (2018). Inequality in the Indian growth regime. Indian Journal of Human Development, 12, 134-148.

16. Thomas, J. (2014). India’s labour market during the 2000s: An overview. In K. Ramaswamy (ed.): Labour, employment and economic growth in India. Cambridge University Press, 21-56.

17. Verick, S. (2018). Female labor force participation and development. IZA World of Labor, 2, 1-11.