Special Economic Zones in India

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Myths and Realities

By by Palit Amitendu, Subhomoy Bhattacharjee, Bibek Debroy

Sub Title : Myths and Realities

Written by : by Palit Amitendu, Subhomoy Bhattacharjee, Bibek Debroy

Subject Category : Economics

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Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are turning out to be one of the stiffest challenges for India's economic policy reforms. Since the announcement of SEZ rules on 10 February 2006, these zones have aroused unprecedented controversy. The emotionally charged debate on SEZs has often produced inflexible positions on either side. The unusually strong public reaction has also forced policymakers to revisit several aspects of the policy in recent months. Why are SEZs so controversial? Will they really exacerbate income inequality, endanger food security and worsen regional imbalance? Or will they help Indian industry in taking its final leap onto the global arena? Only time will provide the answers. As the first book on India's SEZs, this volume examines different popular perceptions - both good and bad - surrounding these zones. Apart from the international evidence and the Indian story, the book looks closely at critical issues like financial viability, land requirements, extant rules and the political economy of SEZs. Admitting that the last word on the subject is far from being spoken, the book contends that the SEZ saga will be a test of strength for the country's social and political concensus on its economic policies and future reforms. Introduced by eminent economist Bibek Debroy, this book is a must read. Anthem Press; July 2008 ISBN 9781843313496 Read online, or download in secure PDF format Title: Special Economic Zones in India Author: Palit Amitendu; Subhomoy Bhattacharjee; Bibek Debroy (other) Imprint: Anthem Press Subject categories Economics > Industries. Land use. Labor > Labor. Work. Working class > By region or country Business > Development Economics > Industries. Land use. Labor > Economic growth, development, planning Business > International ISBNs 1843313499 9788190583534 9781843313496

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Economics - Industries. Land use. Labor - Labor. Work. Working class - By region or country Business - Development Economics - Industries. Land use. Labor - Economic growth, development, planning Business - International

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1843313499 - 9788190583534 - 9781843313496

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