Healthy Industries and Unhealthy Populations: Lessons from Indian Problem-Solving

  • Smita Srinivas
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The Indian health industry, with substantial pharmaceuticals and biop-harmaceuticals capability, has been called ‘Supplier to the World’. This industry has had three defining policy environments running from 1950 to 2000, the last of which is arguably still ongoing. These three environments are distinct market environments, in which the range of market instruments used has been notable and the public gains to which they have been put have been noteworthy (Srinivas, 2004; 2012).


Foreign Firm Industrial Policy Market Environment Intellectual Property Right State Capacity 
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