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Productivity of Rural Credit: A Review of Issues and Some Recent Literature
The policy intervention in agriculture has been credit driven. This is even more pronounced in the recent interventions made by the State, in doubling agricultural credit, providing subvention and putting an upper cap on ...
Engineering the agriculture in Kutch: Fodder Factory -1
This paper discusses the concept of controlled environment agriculture which may be necessary to bring arid areas like Kutch under production.
A First Cut Estimate of the Equity Risk Premium in India
We estimate the equity risk premium in India using data for the last 25 years. We address the shortcomings of existing indices by constructing our own total return index for the 1980s and early 1990s. We use our estimates ...
Growth Acceleration and Potential in Gujarat
The paper begins by considering the growth experience of Gujarat in 17 sectors compared to the nation during the pre-reform period of 1980-92 and reform period of 1991-2004 identifying areas of strength and weaknesses. ...
A Stochastic Linear Programming Model for Asset Liability Management: The Case of an Indian Insurance Company
Asset - Liability management is one of the most critical tasks for any financial institution, determining its cushion against the risk and the net returns. The problem of asset liability management for an insurance company ...
Employee Privacy at Workplaces: Some Pertinent Issues
Employee privacy at the workplace is an issue of debate worldwide. With data security and other organizational interests becoming paramount, the employee rights for privacy and freedom is curtailed. This paper explores the ...
A Scheme for Efficient Subsidisation of Kerosene in India
The distortions in price based subsidisation are very severe. The direct fiscal cost of ensuring that a rupee of value is delivered to all household users of kerosene is as high as Rs.3 and when the consideration is the ...
Hedging Effectiveness of Constant and Time Varying Hedge Ratio in Indian Stock and Commodity Futures Markets
This paper examines hedging effectiveness of futures contract on a financial asset and commodities in Indian markets. In an emerging market context like India, the growth of capital and commodity futures market would depend ...