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India's Economy

Performances and Challenges, Essays in Honour of Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Edited by Shankar Acharya and Rakesh Mohan

Foreward by Dr Manmohan Singh|

India has traversed a long way since the economic reforms of the early 1990s, and is now widely recognized as one of the fastest growing countries in the world. In view of Montek Singh Ahluwalia's key role in crafting reforms which helped integrate India with the world economy, this volume in his honour brings together essays by leading experts on the Indian economy and on international economic policy. More from the publisher »|


  • Shankar Acharya
  • Isher Judge Ahluwalia
  • Jaimini Bhagwati
  • Surjit S. Bhalla
  • Ashok Gulati
  • Gajendra Haldea
  • Sunil Jain
  • Ruth Kattumuri
  • Anne O. Krueger
  • Rakesh Mohan
  • Nandan Nilekani
  • T.N. Ninan
  • C. Rangarajan
  • Nicholas Stern
  • Suresh D. Tendulkar
  • Martin Wolf


"Shankar Acharya and Rakesh Mohan have brought together a glittering star cast of economists from around the world to do justice to the many facets of Montek’s contribution to the renaissance of India as a global economic player. There is much here to inform the student, the academic, and the policymaker." --Lord Meghnad Desai, Professor Emeritus, London School of Economics

"The volume reflects the intellectual calibre of the contributors and their close involvement in public policy, either directly or through continuing scholarly and deep interest in the Indian economy. The book, therefore, provides an authentic account of some of the dilemmas in policymaking and also differences in approaches." --YV Reddy, former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. More »|