India as an Emerging Economic Power: Potential & Constraints

24 January 2006

Professor B.B. Bhattacharya

Vice-Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

The first lecture in the ANU-Toyota Public Lecture Series 2006 was presented by the ANU College of Business & Economics. In this lecture, influential Indian economist Professor B.B. Bhattacharya outlined the reasons for India’s success and considered the challenges ahead. He discussed how long-term prosperity in India will depend on increased growth in the agricultural sector, which employs the majority of workers, but has been lagging behind areas like information technology and telecommunications.

Broad Topics: Business and Economics

Sub-topics: Economics, International Business

Areas: ANU College of Business and Economics

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Professor B.B. Bhattacharya

Professor B.B. Bhattacharya is the Vice-Chancellor of Jawaharlal University, New Delhi. He was previously a Professor of Economics and Director of the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, a premier social science research and training institute in India. He specialises in macroeconomics, monetary economics, development economics, public finance and international finance. He has published nine books and more than 100 technical papers in national and international journals.

Part of the 2006 Toyota-ANU Public Lecture Series

Part of the 2006 Toyota-ANU Public Lecture Series