Its GDP crossed the finish line at a 7.
Dale Jorgenson, the Samuel W. Morris University Professor at Harvard University, wanted to know just what India did in recent years to goose its economy. Beyond wishy-washy, paragraph-long truisms that academics, politicians and laypeople have credited with economic growth, he sought some quantifiable metrics.
In his new book, The World Economy: To determine which factors contributed most to growth, they weighed each of the five KLEMS components: At the lecture he also posed, and answered, two related questions: Although global growth slowed to around 3. In both countries, money made all the difference.
By all measures, productivity growth is set to slow from what many observers consider an overheated pace. That will likely cut global GDP growth from 3. A best-case scenario is 4.
And China will do well to maintain a 5 percent annual pace over the next decade. Although productivity growth in India will slow as in the rest of the worldhours worked will continue to climb at a significantly faster rate than elsewhere as India finds jobs for its youthful populace. India does not have to grapple with the same problems that could sideline China.
Instead, its downside risks include the failure to restore fiscal balance and maintain control of inflation, said Jorgenson. Reasons for optimism include serious labor market reforms under discussion and possible acceleration of India into the global economy.
What must India do to assure favorable conditions?
Jorgenson suggested four policies: Create a national market for goods and services. Pending legislation regarding a national goods and services tax, replacing the Byzantine maze currently in place, could go a long way to creating a market that would be among the largest in the world.
Privatize public enterprises and deregulate industries to enhance competition. This process was begun in but stalled shortly thereafter.
Much remains to be done, said Jorgenson, but serious efforts are underway to discard red tape, and talk has begun about some privatizations.
Reform monetary policy and the regulation of financial services. Reduce the elaborate system of employment protections to encourage job creation. Social programs and restrictions on businesses remain among the biggest challenges to business and labor productivity advances, said Jorgenson.
India appears to be acknowledging the need for employment reforms, but much remains to be done in this regard, he said. Between and the most recent data citedthe World Bank calculated India to be No.Why India Is the Fastest-Growing Economy on the Planet One of the world’s foremost economists suggests which catalysts propelled India out of desperate poverty – and predicts how the subcontinent will turn its sprint into a marathon.
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