The Making of Miracles in Indian States: Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Gujarat

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(co-edited with Govinda Rao)
(May 2015, Oxford University Press, USA)

  • Studies three Indian states at very different levels of development that have all shown miracle levels of growth in the 21st century.
  • Shows that good economics is also good politics: good economic performance leads to electoral victories
  • Confirms the importance of effective leadership in determining growth outcomes
  • Demonstrates that history matters when it comes to the choice of economic policies

This article was updated on August 20, 2020