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Globalization of the Indian Economy: Effects on Sectoral/Regional/Employment Realignments

Pohit, Sanjib (2003): Globalization of the Indian Economy: Effects on Sectoral/Regional/Employment Realignments.

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Abstract

Globalization of the Indian industry received significant thrust since July 1991. It is expected that the reforms will be beneficial for growth. Few would deny that there would be transitional costs. The purpose of this paper is to estimate the changes in employment that will be required across sectors, occupation, and regions within India. With regard to the impact on occupational characteristics of employees, our study indicates that the deepening of reforms give a boost primarily to employment of sales workers; administrative, executive and managerial workers; and service workers. Within India, we find that Northeast and Eastern region suffers maximum in terms of employment loss

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