Policy regimes, growth and poverty in India : Lessons of government failure and entrepreneurial success

Economic growth and development of India has attracted global attention, and many issues and puzzles have been raised by the scholars of India’s economy. Every member of India’s elite and every foreign well wisher has a list of problems that need to be corrected and a list of recommendations for achieving it. Is there any way of prioritising and selecting from these lists of recommendations? Is it possible to separate expenditure recommendations that do not look too different from those made in the socialist period and anti reform changes (ART) that are passed of as reform from genuine policy reform and institutional reform?