The factors of economic development in lndia in the years 1998- 2008

Katarzyna Dymitrow

Abstract

The aim of Phd dissertation is the identyfication and analysise of factors which were conducive to economic development of the Republic of India in the years from 1998- 2008 and the identyfication of obstacles hampering further dynamic development of the state. Against the backdrop of this aim, the main hypothesis can be stated as follows: The Republic of India was one of the most rapid developing economies on a global state over the studied period. lt was the intensive development of service sector, the increase of industrial and agricultural production, the flow of foreign investments and foreign trade turnover, which were the decisive items in this process. The doctorate dissertation has been divided into six chapters. The first chapter presents the outline of economic and political history of the Republic of India. Economic reforms following one another are described with the emphasis put on their effectiveness and influence on the economic situation over the researched years. The second chapter indicates factors which were decisive in establishing the position of services sector as the most dynamically developing part of Indian economy. The forms of outsourcing and offshoring dominating on the market of services were analysed, owing to which companies could achieve considerable reduction of costs. The third chapter constitues the determination of factors which are conducive to the development of individual branches in the industrial sector. The best developed and most profitable branches of industry were presented, which comprise textile, means of transport, jewellery, tourist and cinematic industries. The fourth chapter has been devoted to the importance of agriculture in the economy of India. The growth of production of individual crops in the years 1998- 2008, was indicated with the emphasis put on the most lucrative ones. Factors determining the development of the weakest sector of Indian economy were also put forward, which involve, among others, geographic- legal conditions, underdeveloped infrastructure, varied access to water sources in some regions of the state and lack of adequate modemisation of the sector. The essence of the fifth chapter involves the determination of factors which had an influence on the growth of FDI flow, which in tum was significant for the dynamic economic development. The offer of the dissertation compared the amount of FDI flow over the studied years and indicated places of their biggest concentration, characterising the greatest investors at the same time. The futher part of the chapter depicts the significance of Indian foreign trade and economic cooperation of the Republic of India with individual international states and organizations in the years from 1998- 2008. The offer singled out the factors which influenced economic cooperation among India and China, the USA, the UE as well as regional economic organizations. The sixth chapter deals with the study of factors constituting obstacles hampering the dynamically developing economy of India. Unfavourable factors of administrative- legal character were pointed out. The author of the dissertation also described the problem of running out of energy resources in the state, indicating the possibilities of finding new sources. The amount of water sources in subsiquent regions of the state which are an important factor, influencing the dynamics of economic development were compared. The problem of inadequate infrastructure was also mentioned as well as environment protection, nuclear weapon, migration, low level of education and pove1iy among Indian population. The aim of the dissertation has been achieved. The author of the dissertation provided answers to all of the research questions and indicated factors which were crucial for the dynamic economic development of India in the years from 1998- 2008.
Diploma typeDoctor of Philosophy
Author Katarzyna Dymitrow
Katarzyna Dymitrow,,
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Title in EnglishThe factors of economic development in lndia in the years 1998- 2008
Languagepl polski
Certifying UnitFaculty of Economic Sciences (ES)
Disciplineekonomia / nauki ekonomiczne(nauki ekonomiczne) / nauki społeczne()
Defense Date19-06-2012
End date19-06-2012
Supervisor Jerzy Rymarczyk (ES / IE / DMa)
Jerzy Rymarczyk,,
- Department of Macroeconomics

Internal reviewers Bogusława Drelich-Skulska (ES / DIER)
Bogusława Drelich-Skulska,,
- Department of International Economic Relations
External reviewers Zdzisław W. Puślecki
Zdzisław W. Puślecki,,
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Pages248
Keywords in EnglishEconomic development, outsourcing, offshoring, economic sector, GDP
Abstract in EnglishThe aim of Phd dissertation is the identyfication and analysise of factors which were conducive to economic development of the Republic of India in the years from 1998- 2008 and the identyfication of obstacles hampering further dynamic development of the state. Against the backdrop of this aim, the main hypothesis can be stated as follows: The Republic of India was one of the most rapid developing economies on a global state over the studied period. lt was the intensive development of service sector, the increase of industrial and agricultural production, the flow of foreign investments and foreign trade turnover, which were the decisive items in this process. The doctorate dissertation has been divided into six chapters. The first chapter presents the outline of economic and political history of the Republic of India. Economic reforms following one another are described with the emphasis put on their effectiveness and influence on the economic situation over the researched years. The second chapter indicates factors which were decisive in establishing the position of services sector as the most dynamically developing part of Indian economy. The forms of outsourcing and offshoring dominating on the market of services were analysed, owing to which companies could achieve considerable reduction of costs. The third chapter constitues the determination of factors which are conducive to the development of individual branches in the industrial sector. The best developed and most profitable branches of industry were presented, which comprise textile, means of transport, jewellery, tourist and cinematic industries. The fourth chapter has been devoted to the importance of agriculture in the economy of India. The growth of production of individual crops in the years 1998- 2008, was indicated with the emphasis put on the most lucrative ones. Factors determining the development of the weakest sector of Indian economy were also put forward, which involve, among others, geographic- legal conditions, underdeveloped infrastructure, varied access to water sources in some regions of the state and lack of adequate modemisation of the sector. The essence of the fifth chapter involves the determination of factors which had an influence on the growth of FDI flow, which in tum was significant for the dynamic economic development. The offer of the dissertation compared the amount of FDI flow over the studied years and indicated places of their biggest concentration, characterising the greatest investors at the same time. The futher part of the chapter depicts the significance of Indian foreign trade and economic cooperation of the Republic of India with individual international states and organizations in the years from 1998- 2008. The offer singled out the factors which influenced economic cooperation among India and China, the USA, the UE as well as regional economic organizations. The sixth chapter deals with the study of factors constituting obstacles hampering the dynamically developing economy of India. Unfavourable factors of administrative- legal character were pointed out. The author of the dissertation also described the problem of running out of energy resources in the state, indicating the possibilities of finding new sources. The amount of water sources in subsiquent regions of the state which are an important factor, influencing the dynamics of economic development were compared. The problem of inadequate infrastructure was also mentioned as well as environment protection, nuclear weapon, migration, low level of education and pove1iy among Indian population. The aim of the dissertation has been achieved. The author of the dissertation provided answers to all of the research questions and indicated factors which were crucial for the dynamic economic development of India in the years from 1998- 2008.
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