While India’s per capita income is converging towards that of the richer countries, inequality has drifted up.
In relation to GDP, India's public debt and interest payments are high compared with most other emerging economies and rating agencies have put India's sovereign debt at the lowest investment grade.
Business taxation in India is characterised by high effective tax rates, a narrow tax base, and an uncertain tax environment for potential investors.
Tax reforms are crucial to promoting inclusive growth in India.
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This country note from Going for Growth 2017 for India identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.
Promoting inclusive growth in India requires improving social and physical infrastructure.
In India, the acceleration of structural reforms, the move towards a rule-based policy framework and low commodity prices have provided a strong growth impetus.
This paper studies how public policies, including pro-women interventions, can raise female labour force participation and promote economic growth in India.
The low and declining female labour force participation rate in India despite strong growth over the past decade is puzzling and stands out among emerging markets. At the same time greater economic participation of women can be a source of inclusive growth, and wellbeing.
This paper examines the nature and determinants of female entrepreneurship in India based on survey data. The first part assesses basic characteristics of female entrepreneurship in India, while the subsequent sections analyse key determinants of female entrepreneurship based on the literature, and test their importance at the state level in India with the support of regressions on panel-data.