Islahi, Abdul Azim (1994): B. R. Ambedkar's contribution to the history of provincial decentralization of imperial finance. Published in: , Vol. Das, D, (2004): pp. 321-329.
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The present paper studies and evaluates Dr. Ambedkar's pioneering contribution to the origin and development of provincial finance during the British period. It also discusses his opinion regarding different stages of decentralization, and compares it with that of M.G. Ranade, one of the earliest writers on the subject. Towards the end, an effort has been made to investigate the main causes in Ambedkar's opinion that led to the enactment of the Reform Act of 1919 which marked the beginning of the modem history of public finance in India. It will also examine Dr. Ambedkar's view on financial relationship between the centre and the provinces.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||B. R. Ambedkar's contribution to the history of provincial decentralization of imperial finance|
|English Title:||B. R. Ambedkar's contribution to the history of provincial decentralization of imperial finance|
|Keywords:||Ambedkar’s Economic Ideas, Decentralization of provincial finance in British India, Public Finance, Economic History of India, Indian Economic Thought.|
|Subjects:||B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B3 - History of Economic Thought: Individuals > B31 - Individuals
H - Public Economics > H2 - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue > H20 - General
H - Public Economics > H7 - State and Local Government ; Intergovernmental Relations > H72 - State and Local Budget and Expenditures
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B2 - History of Economic Thought since 1925 > B20 - General
|Depositing User:||Abdul Azim Islahi|
|Date Deposited:||24. Mar 2011 07:12|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 16:48|
Ambedkar, B. R., The Evolution of Provincial Finance in British India, London: P.S. King & Sons, Ltd. 1925, xxi + 285 p. with a Foreword by Edwin A. A. Seligman.
Report of the Royal Commission on Decentralization in British India, p. 24, quoted by Dr. Ambedkar in his book The Evolution of Provincial Finance ... op. cit. p. 9.