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Economic Survey 2018 Contents (Volume 1)

1 State of the Economy: An Analytical Overview and Outlook for Policy
1 Overview: Short Term
3 Overview: The Medium Term
11 Recent Developments
18 Outlook for 2017-18
25 Outlook for 2018-19
2 A New, Exciting Bird’s-Eye View of the Indian Economy Through the GST
32 Introduction
33 Taxpayers
34 Tax Base and its Spatial Distribution
35 Size Distribution of Inter-Firm Transactions
37 International Trade, Inter-State Trade and Economic Prosperity
39 Trading Superstars: Indian Export Egalitarian Exceptionalism
40 Informality of the Indian Economy
42 Conclusion
3 Investment and Saving Slowdowns and Recoveries: Cross-Country Insights for India
43 Introduction
45 Identifying Investment and Saving Slowdowns
48 Saving versus Investment: Growth Consequences
51 Recovery from “India-Type” Investment slowdowns
53 Conclusions: Policy Lessons for India
4 Reconciling Fiscal Federalism and Accountability: Is there a Low Equilibrium Trap
55 Introduction
59 Local Governments: What do we know?
63 State and Local Governments: Posing an entirely different question
65 Conclusion: A Low Equilibrium Trap?
5 Is there a “Late Converger Stall” in Economic Development? Can India Escape it?
68 Introduction
70 The But…
71 The Four Headwinds (“Horsemen”)
80 Lessons for India

6 Climate, Climate Change, and Agriculture
82 Introduction
86 Temporal and Spatial Patterns of Temperature and Precipitation
89 Impact of Weather on Agricultural Productivity
94 Impact on Farm Revenue
96 Conclusions and Policy Implications
7 Gender and Son Meta-Preference: Is Development Itself an Antidote
102 Introduction
105 India and Other Countries
110 Performance of the Indian States
111 Son Preference: Skewed Sex Ratio at Birth (SRB)
113 Son “Meta-Preference”: Sex Ratio of Last Child (SRLC) and “Unwanted” Girls
116 Conclusion
8 Transforming Science and Technology in India
119 Why Science
120 Inputs and Outputs: Some Evidence
124 Outputs
126 Expanding R&D in India: The Way Forward
9 Ease of Doing Business’ Next Frontier: Timely Justice
131 Introduction
132 Pendency and Delay: Facts
134 Pendency and Delay: Possible Reasons
136 Pendency and Delay: Costs
137 Central Government Taxes: A Case Study
140 Expenditure on Administration of Justice
140 Policy Implications

 

Economic Survey 2018 Contents (Volume 2)

1 An Overview of India’s Economic Performance in 2017-18
1 GDP growth in 2017-18
7 GDP and its Components
9 Savings and Investment
13 Public Finance
14 Prices and Monetary Management
15 External Sector
19 Prospects of Growth for 2018-19
19 Sectoral Developments
26 Sustainable Development, Energy and Climate Change
2 Review of Fiscal Developments
29 Receipts and Expenditure of Central Government
29 Receipts
31 Expenditure and Deficits
32 State and General Government
35 Annexure 1
35 Salient Measures under Indirect Taxes during 2017-18
39 Salient Measures Taken on Direct Taxes in the Budget 2017-18 and Thereafter
42 Annexure 2
42 Policy Initiatives on Investment Management in CPSES
3 Monetary Management and Financial Intermediation
44 Monetary Developments during 2017-18
47 Liquidity Conditions and its Management
48 Developments in the G-Sec Market
48 Banking Sector
49 Credit Growth
53 Non- Banking Financial Sector
53 Developments in Capital Market
55 Insurance Sector
4 Prices and Inflation
56 Introduction
57 Current Trends in Inflation
60 Drivers of Inflation
63 State-wise Inflation
66 Trends in Global Commodity Prices
67 Efforts to Contain Inflation
67 Conclusion

5 Sustainable Development, Energy and Climate Change
68 Sustainable Development Goals
68 National SDG Indicators and Baseline
69 Urban India and Sustainable Development
69 Access to Sustainable Energy
73 International Solar Alliance (ISA) Entered into Force
74 India and Climate Change
76 Current Multilateral Negotiations and Climate Change
79 Way Forward
6 External Sector
80 Global Economic Environment
81 India’s Balance of Payments Developments
87 Composition of Trade
89 Trade Policy
92 Multilateral Negotiations
92 Trade Related Logistics
93 Anti-Dumping Measures
93 Foreign Exchange Reserves
94 Exchange Rate
97 External Debt
7 Agriculture and Food Management
99 Overview of Agriculture and Allied sectors
100 Gross Capital Formation in Agriculture and Allied Sectors
101 Production of Crops 2016-17
101 Kharif Production 2017-18
102 Sowing of Rabi Crops 2017-18
102 Dynamics of Agricultural Growth
104 Cropping Pattern in Indian Agriculture
106 Input Management in Agriculture
111 Mitigating Risks in Agriculture: Crop Insurance and Crop Loss
113 Agricultural Credit and Marketing Initiatives
115 Agriculture Research and Development
116 Food Management
119 The Way Forward
8 Industry and Infrastructure
120 Industry
121 Index of Industrial Production (IIP)
122 Eight Core Industries
123 Corporate Sector Performance
124 Foreign Direct Investment
124 Key Initiatives taken by the Government to Boost Industrial Performance

Source: Finance Ministry