This paper considers the relationship between the emergence and development of state forestry institutions in forested landscapes of West Bengal and the chronic and acute poverty of citizens living there. At least 13% of West Bengal

This study analyses primary level household and village data collected from forested areas in three states in India for mapping the potential of The Forest Rights Act (FRA), 2006 in addressing poverty alleviation and income generation needs of tribal and forest dwelling communities.

This paper considers the extent to which the Forest Rights Act 2006, potentially the most comprehensive institutional reform of forest rights in India since Independence, may ameliorate the high levels of chronic and acute poverty in forested areas of Andhra Pradesh.

This paper assesses the extent to which the Forest Rights Act 2006, the most significant institutional reform of rights in forested landscapes since Independence, is
being implemented across West Bengal, and whether it is contributing to the alleviation of the chronic and acute poverty prevalent in these areas of the state.

This recent paper examines Forest Rights Act 2006 to analyse whether its detailed provisions are likely to fulfil its ambitious mandate. It discusses the  complementary institutional reform required for strengthening the law’s provisions & the limited attention this has so far received.

This paper examines the role of the external institutional environment captured by effective state-business relations on firm performance. By effective statebusiness relations, mean a set of highly institutionalised, responsive and public interactions between the state and the business sector. Find that

This paper considers the relationship between the historical emergence of colonial forestry institutions in forest areas of Andhra Pradesh and the chronic poverty of people living there.

The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, (Forest Rights Act or just FRA hereafter), enacted by the Indian Parliament in 2006, did
not emerge from unproblematic and consensual deliberations. Rather the struggle to pass the act, and to keep the key elements intact, was fraught with intense contestation. Central

This paper makes an attempt to enquire into the politics of state-business relations, how it has affected industrial development in general, and expansion of the manufacturing sector in the State of Andhra Pradesh (AP) in particular.

It has been shown that long-term growth and development across countries is driven to a large extent by productivity growth. Several studies exist that have attempted to examine the effect of different factors influencing productivity growth using industries or firms as units of analysis.