(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