Statistical Database of the Indian Economy: Need for New Directions

  • Dilip Mookherjee
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Part of the New Economic Windows book series (NEW)


Data is an important ingredient for economic analysis. This paper discusses the various sources of data in the context of India and argues for reform in the Indian Statistical System. In particular, its focus is on maintenance of a panel micro data, helpful in conducting economic research.


Indian Economy Statistical Database Constitutional Amendment Employment Generation National Sample Survey 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dilip Mookherjee
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  1. 1.Department of EconomicsBoston UniversityBostonUSA

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