The world has been reeling from the financial crisis with reverberations being felt throughout the real economy on production, consumption, jobs and well-being. At times like these, we are all reminded of just how intertwined our future prospects have become and forced to reflect on how history has led us to our current circumstances. The economic progress of past decades has seen hundreds of millions of people enjoy major improvements in their material well-being, and these changes have been particularly noteworthy in the emerging economies.
Extent of corruption in Indian states, as measured in a study by Transparency International India. Darker regions are more corrupt  Corruption in many forms has been one of the pervasive problems affecting India. For decades, the red tapebureaucracy and the Licence Raj that had strangled private enterprise.
Corruption is still large. A study by Transparency International TI India found that more than half of those surveyed had firsthand experience of paying a bribe or peddling influence to get a job done in a public office.
The TI India study estimates the monetary value of petty corruption in 11 basic services provided by the government, like educationhealthcarejudiciarypoliceetc. The Right to Information Act and equivalent acts in the states, that require government officials to furnish information requested by citizens or face punitive action, computerisation of services and various central and state government acts that established vigilance commissions have considerably reduced corruption or at least have opened up avenues to redress grievances.
Regulation and other obstacles have discouraged the emergence of formal businesses and jobs. There is a strong relationship between the quality of employment and social and poverty characteristics.
This informalisation is also related to the flexibilisation of employment in the organised sector that is suggested by the increasing use of contract labour by employers in order to benefit from more flexible labour practices.
Of these children, 9 out of every 10 work in their own rural family settings. Numerous non-governmental and voluntary organisations are also involved. Special investigation cells have been set up in states to enforce existing laws banning employment of children under 14 in hazardous industries.
Environmental issues in India About 1. This contributes to the rapid increase in waterborne diseases in humans. This situation is typical of many rivers in India as well as other developing countries. Inabout 46, Indians out of 2.Capitalism is positively correlated to economic growth.
Most posts on this blog are critical of Keynesian economics because it is the dominant theory affecting contemporary economic policy. Trend growth refers to the smooth path of long run national output Measuring the trend rate of growth requires a long-run series of data perhaps of years or more in order to calculate average growth rates from peak to peak across different economic cycles Here are some of the main determinants.
The Center for Economic Growth is the professional economic and business development engine serving as the primary point of contact for businesses interested in growing in .
United States GDP Growth Rate | Data | Chart | Calendar The US economy advanced an annualized percent on quarter in the second quarter of , slightly higher than a preliminary reading of percent, beating market forecasts of 4 percent, the second estimate showed.
Economic growth in Thailand is gaining momentum, with global growth and a recovery from severe drought buoying an expansion of GDP by percent in the first quarter and percent in the second quarter of , exceeding market expectations.
Economic growth is the increase in the inflation-adjusted market value of the goods and services produced by an economy over time.
It is conventionally measured as the percent rate of increase in real gross domestic product, or real GDP.. Growth is usually calculated in real terms - i.e., inflation-adjusted terms – to eliminate the distorting effect of inflation on the price of goods produced.