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As you want I am here giving you syllabus for M.A. (ECONOMICS) PART-I course of Punjab University.

Syllabus for M.A. (ECONOMICS) PART-I:

SEMESTER-1

Eco.-101: Micro-Economic Analysis
Eco.-102: Macro-Economic Analysis
Eco.-103: Basic Quantitative Methods
Eco. - 104: Economics of Growth and Development

Ecol.-105: Any one of the following papers:
(1) Economics of Agriculture
(ii) Economics of Industry
(iii) Economics of Labour
(iv) History of Economic Thought
(v) Economics of Demography
(vi) Economics of Gender and Development
(Vii) Economic History of U.K. and Japan

Semester 2 :
Eco.-201: Micro-Economic Analysis
Eco.-202: Macro-Economic Analysis
Eco.-203: Basic Quantitative Methods
Eco.-204: Economics of Growth and Development

Eco.-205: Any one of the following papers (Same as selected in Semester-1):
(i) Economics of Agriculture
(ii) Economics of Industry
(iii) Economics of Labour
(iv) History of Economic Thought
(v) Economics of Demography
(vi) Economics of Gender and Development
(vii) Economic History of India and U.S.S.R.

SECTION-A
Introduction and Basic Concepts: Basic economic problem-choice and scarcity; deductive and inductive methods of analysis; equilibrium: existence, stability and uniqueness. Partial and general equilibrium; static and dynamic equilibrium. Role and significance of assumptions in economic analysis; economic models.
SECTION-B
Demand Analysis : Indifference curve analysis : price, income and substitution effects; Slutsky theorem, compensated demand curve; Revealed preference theorem; Revision of demand theory by Hicks; Recent development in demand analysis, Linear expenditure systems; constant elasticity demand function; Dynamic versions of demand principle and Houthaker and Taylor's Dynamic Model.

SECTION-C
Theory of Production and Costs: Production Function : short period and long period; law of variable proportions and returns to scale; Isoquants-Least cost combination of inputs; Returns to factors; Economies of Scale; Elasticity of substitution; Technical progress and production function; Cobb- Douglas, CES and translog production functions and their properties.

SECTION-D
Theories of Costs and Firm's Equilibrium: Traditional and modern theories of costs; Derivation of cost functions from production functions. Marginal analysis as an approach to firm's equilibrium; short-run and long-run equilibrium of the firm and industry under perfect and imperfect competition. Price and output determination under perfect competition, under monopoly and under discriminating monopoly.


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I want the syllabus of MA Economics Semester I and II of Punjab University so can you please provide me? If possible provide me it in a pdf file?
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Punjab University is a public Autonomous university located in Chandigarh, India. It was established in 1882. It one of the oldest universities in India.

Punjab University is ranked among the top institutions of higher education in India and in Asia.

Punjab University MA Economics Semester I and II syllabus

Semester-1

Eco.-101: Micro-Economic Analysis
Eco.-102: Macro-Economic Analysis
Eco.-103: Basic Quantitative Methods
Eco.-104: Economics of Growth and Development
Ecol.-105: Any one of the following papers:
(1) Economics of Agriculture
(ii) Economics of Industry
(iii) Economics of Labour
(iv) History of Economic Thought
(v) Economics of Demography
(vi) Economics of Gender and Development
(Vii) Economic History of U.K. and Japan

Semester –II

Eco.-201: Micro-Economic Analysis
Eco.-202: Macro-Economic Analysis
Eco.-203: Basic Quantitative Methods
Eco.-204: Economics of Growth and Development
Eco.-205: Any one of the following papers (Same as selected in Semester-1):
(i) Economics of Agriculture
(ii) Economics of Industry
(iii) Economics of Labour
(iv) History of Economic Thought
(v) Economics of Demography
(vi) Economics of Gender and Development
(vii) Economic History of India and U.S.S.R.

Punjab University MA Economics Semester I and II syllabus

SYLLABUS
M.A. (ECONOMICS) PART-I
(Semester I & II)
2011-12&2012-13 SESSIONS
SCHEME OF STUDIES
SEMESTER-1
Eco.-101: Micro-Economic Analysis
Eco.-102: Macro-Economic Analysis
Eco.-103: Basic Quantitative Methods
Eco. - 104: Economics of Growth and Development
Ecol.-105: Any one of the following papers:
(1) Economics of Agriculture
(ii) Economics of Industry
(iii) Economics of Labour
(iv) History of Economic Thought
(v) Economics of Demography
(vi) Economics of Gender and Development
(Vii) Economic History of U.K. and Japan

SEMESTER -II
Eco.-201: Micro-Economic Analysis
Eco.-202: Macro-Economic Analysis
Eco.-203: Basic Quantitative Methods
Eco.-204: Economics of Growth and Development
Eco.-205: Any one of the following papers (Same as selected in Semester-1):
(i) Economics of Agriculture
(ii) Economics of Industry
(iii) Economics of Labour
(iv) History of Economic Thought
(v) Economics of Demography
(vi) Economics of Gender and Development
(vii) Economic History of India and U.S.S.R.
The Break-up of 16 Marks for Internal Assessment (Theory papers) is as below:
1. Test 08 Marks
2. Class Attendance 04 Marks
3. Project Work/Assignment 04 Marks
Seminar/Field Work etc.
Total Marks 16 Marks

FIRST SEMESTER
ECO. - 101
MICRO ECONOMICS ANALSIS
Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Periods: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35%

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E. Sections A, B, C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt Five questions in all selecting one question from each of the Section A, B, C, and D and the entire section E.
SECTION-A
Introduction and Basic Concepts: Basic economic problem-choice and scarcity; deductive and inductive methods of analysis; equilibrium: existence, stability and uniqueness. Partial and general equilibrium; static and dynamic equilibrium. Role and significance of assumptions in economic analysis; economic models.
SECTION-B
Demand Analysis : Indifference curve analysis : price, income and substitution effects; Slutsky theorem, compensated demand curve; Revealed preference theorem; Revision of demand theory by Hicks; Recent development in demand analysis, Linear expenditure systems; constant elasticity demand function; Dynamic versions of demand principle and Houthaker and Taylor's Dynamic Model.

SECTION-C
Theory of Production and Costs: Production Function : short period and long period; law of variable proportions and returns to scale; Isoquants-Least cost combination of inputs; Returns to factors; Economies of Scale; Elasticity of substitution; Technical progress and production function; Cobb- Douglas, CES and translog production functions and their properties.

SECTION-D
Theories of Costs and Firm's Equilibrium: Traditional and modern theories of costs; Derivation of cost functions from production functions. Marginal analysis as an approach to firm's equilibrium; short-run and long-run equilibrium of the firm and industry under perfect and imperfect competition. Price and output determination under perfect competition, under monopoly and under discriminating monopoly.

BASIC READING LIST
1. Kreps, David M. : A Course in Micro- economic Theory, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1990.
2. Koutsoyiannis, A. : Modern Micro-economics (2nd Edition), Macmillan Press, London, 1979.
3. Layard, P.R. and A.W.Walters : Micro-economics Theory, McGraw Hill, New York, 1978.
4. Sen, A. : Microeconomics: Theory & Applications, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1999.
5. Stigler, G. : Theory of Price (4th Edition), Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi, 1996.
6. Varian, H. : Micro-economic Analysis, W.W.Norton, New York, 2000.
ADDITIONAL READING LIST
1. Baumol, W.J : Economic Theory and Operations Analysis, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi, 1982.
2. Hirshleifer, J.and A. Glazer : Price, Theory and Applications, Prentice Hall India, New Delhi, 1997.
3. Green, H.A.G. : Consumer Theory: Penguin, Harmondsworth 1971.
4. Henderson, J.M& R.E.Quandt : Micro-economic Theory: A Mathematical Approach, McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 1980.
5. Da Costa, G.C : Production, Prices and Distribution. Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 1980.
6. Health fields & Wibe : An Introduction to Cost and Production Functions, Macmillan, London, 1987.

ECO.-102
MACRO ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Periods: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35 %

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E. Sections of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type question which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt Five questions in all selecting one question from each of the Sections A, B, C and D and the entire section E.



SECTION-A
National Income and Theories of Full Employment : Circular flow of income in two-three and four -sector economy; different forms of national income accounting-social accounting ; input output, flow of fund accounting and balance of payments and balance of payments accounting; Classical and Keynesian theories of full employment.
SECTION-B
Theories of Consumption and Investment: Keynes' psychological law of consumption and empirical evidence; income-consumption relationship-relative income, life cycle, permanent income hypothesis and consumption under uncertainty; Marginal efficiency of capital and investment; accelerator and investment behaviour; neoclassical theory of investment.
SECTION-C
Money, Interest and Income: Neo-classical and Keynesian views on interest: IS-LM Model and extensions of IS-LM models with labour market and flexible prices; Post-Keynesian approaches to demand for money; Patinkin and the real balance effect; approaches of Baumol and Tobin; Friedman and modern quantity theory.
SECTION-D
Theory of Inflation: Classical and monetarist approaches to inflation; structuralist theory of inflation; Philips curve analysis-short-run and long-run Philips curve; Samuelson and Solow- the natural rate of unemployment hypothesis. Tobin's modified Philips curve.
Theory of Business Cycles: Samuelson, Hicks and Goodwin's Model.


RECOMMENDED READINGS
1. Ackley, G. : Macro-economics: Theory and policy, Macmillan, New York, 1978.
2. Blackhouse, R.and A. Salansi : Macro-economics and the Real World (eds.) (Two volumes), OUP, London, 2000.
3. Branson, W.A : Macro-economic Theory and Policy (3rd Edition), Harper and Row, New York, 1989.
4. Dornbusch, R.F. : Macro-economics (Seventh Stanley and Richard edition), McGraw- Hill Startz: Publishing Company Ltd., New Delhi.2000.
5. Hall, R, E and J.B Taylor : Macro-economics. W.W. Norton, New York, 1986.
6. Jha, R. : Contemporary Macro- economics: Theory & Policy. Willey Eastern, New Delhi, 1991.
7. Shapiro, E. : Macro-economics Analysis, Golgotia Publications, New Delhi, 1996.
8. Surrey, M.J.C (ed.) : Macro-economics Themes.Oxford University Press,
Oxford, 1976.

ECO.-103
BASIC QUANTITATIVE METHODS

Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Period: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35%

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E. Section A, B, C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type question which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt Five questions in all selecting one question from each of the Section A, B, C, and D and the entire section E. The use of simple calculator is allowed.

SECTION -A
Calculus: Concept of differentiation. Differentiation of function of one variable including logarithmic and exponential functions. Successive and partial derivatives. Euler's theorem. Elementary Concepts of integration: Integration of function of one variable.
SECTION-B
Applications of Derivatives in Economics: Elasticity of demand, Average and marginal functions. Problems of optimization (max. /min.) of one, two variables and constraint functions. Application in discriminating monopoly. Analysis of consumer's surplus.
SECTION-C
Matrices: Definition and types. Elementary operations. Rank of a matrix. Matrix inverse by adjoint and Gauss- reduction method .Concept of determinants and its properties. Solution of simultaneous equations by Cramer's rule and matrix inverse methods. Application of simultaneous equations in Economics.
SECTION-D
Arithmetic and Geometric Progression Elementary idea and their economic applications. Linear Programming: Problem formulation and solution of Linear Programming by graphical method.

RECOMMENDED READINGS

1. Alpha c. Chiang : Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics, Ch.4- 12.
2. J.P. Lewis : An Introduction to Mathematics for Students of Economics. Ch. 7-24.
3. D.S. Huang : An Introduction to the Use of Mathematics.
4. F.E.Croxton & D.J.Cowden : Applied General Statistics
5. S.P. Gupta : Statistical Methods, S. Chand and Co; New Delhi.
6. Sancheti & Kapoor : Business Mathematics, S. Chand and Co., New Delhi.
7. Suranjan Saha : Business Mathematics and Statistics.
8. Joshi and Aggarwal : Mathematics for Studies of Economics.
SUPPLEMENTARY READINGS
1. P.H. Daus and : Algebra with Application to W.M.Wryburn. Business and Economics.
2. P.G.Hoel : Elementary Statistics.
3. Ya-Lun Chow : Statistical Analysis (2nd ed.), pp, 78-114.
ECO.-104
ECONOMICS OF GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
Maximum Marks. : 80 Teaching Periods: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks: Time Allowed: 3 Hours
External Assessment: 64 Marks: Pass Marks: 35 %

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER

The question paper will consist of five sections: A,B,C,D and E. Sections A,B,C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short -answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt five questions in all selecting one question from each of the sections A, B, C and D and the entire section E.

SECTION-A
Growth, Development and Under-development: Measurement of development; per capita income, purchasing power parity income, PQLI, HDI; Problems of international comparison. Economic development and structural change: theories of Kuznets and Cheney

SECTION-B
Economic Development and Institutions: Market and state. Theories of institutional change and economic development: Schumpeter, North. Dependency theory of development: Paul Baran, Andre Gunder Frank and Samir Amin.
SECTION-C
Resources for Development: Domestic and external. Population and development: theory of demographic transition. Theory of big push: Rosenstein-Rodin; Murphy, Shleifer and Vishny.

SECTION-D
Theory of Growth: Harold -Domar, Kaldor and Mirrlees. Neoclassical theory of growth: Meade, Solow, Uzawa's Two Sector Model.




RECOMMENDED READINGS
1. Michael P.Todaro : Economic Development in the Third World.
2. Debraj Ray : Development Economics.
3. S.S.M.Desai and : Economic Planning and Nirmal D. Bhalerao Policy. .
4. Paul M. Sweezy : The Theory of Capitalist Development
5. Amartya Sen : Growth Economics.
6. Robert J. Barro and : Economic Growth.
Xavier Sala-im-Martin.
7. Deepak Lal : The Poverty of Development Economics.
8. Gerald M. Meier : Leading Issues in Economic Development.
9. A.P.Thirlival : Growth and Development.
10. Satu Kahkonen and A New Institutional Manur Olson Approach to eonomic Delopment.
11. Amartya Sen. : Development as Freedom.
12. Chenery, H. and Handbook of Development
T.N.Srinivasan : Economics Vol, 1, 2 and 3.
13. Ghatak, S. : An Introduction to Development Economics.
14. W.A.Lewis : The Theory of Economic Growth.
15. J.A.Schumpeter : The Theory of Economic Development.
Any one of the following:
Eco- 105 (i)
ECONOMICS OF AGRICULTURE
Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Period: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours.
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35%

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E. Sections A, B, C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt Five questions in all selecting one question from each of the Sections A, B, C, and D and the entire section E.
SECTION-A
Meaning and scope of economics of agriculture, Factors affecting agricultural development: technological; institutional and general. Interdependence between agriculture and industry.

SCTION-B
Approaches to agricultural development: Lewis; Ranis-Fei; Schultz; Mellor and Boserup.
SECTION-C
Systems of farming: Peasant farming; Peasant farming capitalistic farming; state farming; collective farming and co-operative farming, Land reforms- the theoretical issues: meaning; ownership vs. tenancy cultivation, large farms vs. small farms; causes for persistence of small farms in developing economies; objectives of land reforms and role of land reforms in economic development.
SECTION-D
Concept of production function; input-output; input-input and product-product relationship in farm production. Risk and uncertainty in agriculture: difference between risk and uncertainty, types of uncertainty in agriculture and measures for meeting risk and uncertainty in agriculture. Instability of agriculture: types and measures for reducing instability of agriculture.
RECOMMENDED READINGS
1. H.C.Taylor : Outlines of Agricultural Economics.Macmillan,New York.
2. D.O. Black : Introduction of Economics of Agriculture, Macmillan, New York.
3. Charan.D. Wadhva : Some problems of India's Economic Policy, Tata Mc Graw-Hill, Bombay.
4. Framcis R. Frankel : India's Green Revolution: Economic Gains and Political Costs, Oxford University Press , Bomaby.
5. T.W.Schultz : Transforming Traditional Agriculture, Layall Book Depot, Ludhiana.
6. J.W.Mellor : The Economics of Agriculture Development, Vora and Co., Mumbai.
7. E.Boserup : The Conditions of Agricultural Growth, Alne Publishing Company, Chicago.
8. W.A.Lewis : Economic Development with Unlimited Supplies of Labour, The Manchester School of Economic and Social Studies.
9. R. Ranis& C.H.Fei : A Theory of Economic Development, American Economic Review.
10. R.N.Soni : Leading Issues in Agricultural Economics, Sohan Lal Nagin Chand and Co., Jalandhar.
11. Sadhu and Singh : Fundamentals of Agricultural Economics.Himalaya Publishing House, Mumbai.




SUPPLEMENTARY READINGS
1. Economic and Political Weekly. Sameeksha Trust, Mumbai
2. Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Indian Society of Agricultural Economics, Mumbi.
3. The Indian Journal of Labour Economics. The Indian Society of Labour Economics, New Delhi.
4. Agricultural Situation in India, Greenment of India.
ECO. - 105 (ii)
ECONOMICS OF INDUSTRY


Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Period: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours.
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35%


INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER

The question paper will consist of five sections: A,B,C,D and E. Sections A,B,C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E, will consist syllabus of short-answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt Five questions in all selecting one question from each of the Sections A, B, C, and D and the entire section E.

SECTION -A
Introduction: Definitions and Concepts: Plant firm, industry, market, market structure, market power, market conduct and market performance. Forms of Market Structure (A brief introduction to Structure Conduct and Performance).Market structure: Sellers' and buyers' concentration, product differentiation, entry conditions, economies of scale. Market structure and profitability.



SECTION-B
Organizational Forms and Theories of Firms: Forms of industrial organization: Ownership management and control, passive and active behavior of firm. Neo-classical theory of firm and challenges to the profit maximization: W.J.Baumol, O. Williamson Dynamic alternative to profit maximization: R. Marris, Cyret and March..

SECTION-C
Industrial Strategies to Competition: Industrial productivity :Concept, measurements and determinants. Industrial Capacity : Concept and measurement of capacity utilization.
Concepts of diversification, merger and acquisition, Optimum size of firm and constraints to size.

SECTION-D
Project Planning and Investment Decisions: Nature and types of investment decisions, Time profile of a project, Methods of project evaluation, Introduction to cost-benefit analysis.
RECOMMENDED READINGS

1. Bains , J.S. : Industrial Organisation, Cheltanhm,U.K. 1996.
2. Barthwal, R.R. : Industrial Economics, Weiley Eastern Ltd. New Delhi, 1990.
3. Cherunilam, F. : Industrial Economics: Indian Perspective Himalaya publishing House, Mumbai 1994.
4. Chandra, P. : Project Preparation, Appraisal,Budgeting and Implementation,Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing,
New Delhi.
5. Desai,B. : Industrial Economy in India, Himalaya Publishing House, Mumai, 1999.
6. Divine, P.J. and R, M. Jones, An Introduction to Industrial
et.al. : Economics George Allen and Unwin Ltd, London, 1976.
7. Hay, D.and D.J.Morris : Indian Economics: Theory and Practice, Oxford University Press, 1979.
8. Shepherd, W.G. : The Economics of Industrial Organization
9. Kanwaljeet Kaur: : T[d:'fre noE^Pk;so

ECO.- 105 (iii)
ECONOMICS OF LABOUR

Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Period: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours.
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35%

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E. Section A, B, C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short- answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt five Questions in all selecting one question from each of the Sections A, B, C, and D and the entire Section E.
SECTION-A
Labour Markets: Nature and Characteristics of Labour markets; Characteristics of a developing economy and growth of labour market in India; Paradigm of labour market analysis - (a) The Classical theory of the labour market .(b) The Neo-Classical theory of the labour market .The labour market in a dual economy. Analysis of demand for and supply of labour. The Malthusian theory of population.
SECTION-B
Employment: Concept of employment and unemployment. Employment and Development relationship. Measurement and causes of unemployment with reference to India. Impact of rationalization, technological change and modernization on employment with reference to India.
SECTION-C
Wage Determination: Neo-Classical theory of wage determination- a) Marginal productivity theory. (b) Wage determination under imperfect competition. (c) Bargaining theory; Various concepts of wages: minimum wage, living wage, fair wage. Problems of implementation of minimum wages. (a) The need for State regulation. (b) Objects of minimum wages. (c) Difficulties in enforcing minimum wages, with special reference to India. Wage determination process in the industrial and agricultural sectors of the Indian economy, including the informal sector.
SECTION-D
Wage and non-wage components of labour remuneration. Methods of wage payments. Wage differentials and Standardization of wages. Equal pay for equal work. Incentive system of payment to workers including bonus and profit-sharing schemes. Wage-Inflation relationship, including discussion of the Phillips Curve.
BASIC READINGS
1. T.N.Bhagoliwal : : Economics of Labour and Industrial Relations.
2. Jiwitesh Kumar Singh: : Labour Economics.
3. Michael P. Todaro: : Economic Development.
4. Benjamin Higgins: : Economic Development.
5. G.M.Meier: : Leading Issues in Development Economics.
6. B.J.Mclormick and E.Owen (ed.) : The Labour Market.
7. Lloyd G. Reynolds: : Labour Economics and Labour Relations.
8. A.M.Cartter and F.Ray Marshall : Labour Economics. Wages. Employment and Trade Unionism.
9. V.V.Giri : Labour Problems in Indian Industry.
10. S.C. Pant : Indian Labour Problems.
11. S.C.Kuchhal: : The Industrial Economy of India.
12. Arun Monappa : Industrial Relations.
13. T.S. Papola and G.Rodgers (eds.) : Labour Institutions and Economics Development in India.
14. L.Misra. : Child Labour in India.
FOR REFERENCE
1. Govt. of India: Report of the First and Second National Commission on Labour.
2. Govt. of India: Latest Annual Report of the Ministry of Labour.
3. Susan Horon, Ravi Ranbur and Deepak Mazumdar (ed.): Labour Market in an Era of Adjustment, Vol. 1, World Bank publication.

ECO. - 105 (iv)
HISTORY OF ECONOMICS THOUGHT

Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Period: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours.
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35%

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER
The question paper will consist of Five qections: A, B, C, D and E. Sections A, B, C and D will have two questions from the respective section of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks, each short-answer type question will carry 3 marks.



INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are enquired to attempt Five questions in all selecting one question from each of the Sections A, B, C, and D and the entire section E.
SECTION-A
Economic ideas and the development of economic thinking in the ancient times: Hebrew Economic thought Greek Economic Thought: Plato and Aristotle; Roman Economic Thought.
SECTION-B
Medieval Economic Thought: Cannon Law; Ideas of Saint Thomas Aquinas and Nicholas Oresme.
The Beginnings of the Modern World: Mercantilism: Rise of Mercantilism and its main ideas.
Physicracy: The pre-conditions of the Industrial Revolution; Ideas of Natural Order and Net Product; Quesnay's Tableau Econonomique.
SECTION-C
Adam Smith; Philosophy of Naturalism and Optimism. Theories of Value, distribution, Views on division of labour, trade and economic progress.
SECTION-D
David Ricardo: Theories of Value, rent distribution and ideas on economic development and international trade.
Malthus: Theory of population and gluts.

RECOMMENDED READINGS
1. Blackhouse, R. : A History of Moder Economic Analysis, Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1965.
2. Screpanti, Ernesto& Stefano An outline of the History of
Zamagni : Economic Thought, Clarndon Press, 1995.
3. Gide, C, and G. Rist: : A History of Economic Doctrines (2nd edition), George Harrop & Co., London, 1956.
4. Grey, A. and A.E.Thomson : The Development of Economic Doctrine (2nd edition), Longman Group, London, 1980.
5. Spiegel, H.W : The Growth of Economic Thought 1991.
6. ROLL,E : A History of Economic Thought, 1991 A History of Economic Thought, Faber, London, 1973.
7. Schumpeter, J.A : History of Economic Analysis, Oxford University Press, New York, 1954.
8. Seshadri, G.B. : Economic Doctrines, B.R. Publishing Corporation, Delhi, 1997.
9. Hamey, L.H. : History of Economic Thought, 1949,
10. Mandel, E. : Marxist Economic Theory, 1968.

SUPPLEMENTARY READING LIST
1. Blaug, M. : Economic Theory in Retrospect: A History of Economic Thought from A dam Smith to J.M. Keynes (5th Edition), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1997.
2. Dasgupta, A.K : Epochs of Economic Theory, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1985.
3. Koot, G.M. : English Historical Economics: 1850- 1926, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1988.
4. Schumpeter, J.A : Ten Great Economists, Oxford University Press, New York, 1951.
5. Shyionya, Y. : Schumpeter and the Idea of Social Science, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1997.
6. Blackhouse, R.E : The Penguin History of Economics, 2002.
7. Heilbroners, R.L. : The Worldly Philosophers, 2000.
8. Lanneret, H, and : History of Economic Thought, 1994.D. Colander
9. Dobb, M. : Theories of Value and Distribution since Adam Smith. 1973

ECO. - 105 (v)
ECONOMICS OF DEMOGRAPHY
Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Period: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours.
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35%

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER

The question Paper will consist of five section: A,B,C,D and E. Sections A,B,C and D will have two question from the respective sections of the syllabus and will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly ad will carry 24 marks.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt five questions in all selecting one question from each of the Sections A, B, C, and D and the entire section E.
SECTION-A
Population and Development: Meaning and scope of demography, Components of population growth and their interdependence; Measures of population changes; Structure, distribution and sources of population data; Theories of population-Malthus, optimum theory of population; Theories of demographic transition-view of Medows,Enke and Simon; Population and development.

SECTION-B
Structure of Population: Population trends in the twentieth century; International aspects of population growth and distribution; Pattern of sex and sex structure in more developed and less developed and less developed countries; Determinants of age and sex structure; age pyramids and projections- individual aging and populating aging.
SECTION-C
Fertility: importance of Study of fertility- Total fertility rate, Gross reproduction rate and net reproduction rate. Levels and trends in more and less developed countries; Factors affecting fertility.
Nuptiality: Concept and analysis of marital status; Trends in age at marriage, widowhood and divorce.
SECTION-D
Mortality : Levels and trends in mortality in more and less developed countries; Sex and age patterns and difference in mortality: Foetal and infant mortality; Factors fro dealing in mortality in recent past; Life Tables-Construction and uses: Methods for population projection.
RECOMMENDED READINGS
1. D.J.Bogue : Principles of Demography, John Viley, NewYork, 1971.
2. S.C. Gulati : Fertility in India: An Econometric Study of Metropolis , Sage, New
Delhi, 1988.
3. K.Srinivasan: : Basic Demographic Techniques and Applications, Sage, India, 1998.
4. H.Shyrock et.al. : The Methods & Materials of Demography. U.S.Department of Commerce, Washington D.C.

ECO. - 105 (vi)
ECONOMICS OF GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT
Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Period: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours.
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35%

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E Section A, B, C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E with consist of 8 short-answer type question which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks.



INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES

Candidates are required to attempt Five questions in all selecting one question from each of the Sections A, B, C, and D and the entire section E.
SECTION-A
Introduction to Gender Studies: Importance and concepts of women Studies- Women in patriarchal and matriarchal societies and structures, matrilineal and matrilineal systems and relevance to present day society in India; Economic basis and functioning of patriarchy in developed and LDCs,. particularly India; Gender bias in the theories of value, distribution and population.

SECTION-B
Demographic Aspects
Demography of Female Population : Age structure, mortality rates, and sex ratio-Causes and implications of declining sex ratios and fertility rates in LDCs and particularly India ;Theories and measurement of fertility and its control; Women and their access to nutrition, health, education, and social and community resources and their impact on female mortality, fertility migration, economic status.
SECTION-C
Women in Decision Making: Factors affecting decision making by women; property rights, access to and control over economic resources, assets; power of decision making at household, class, community level; Economic status of women and its effect on work-participation rate, income level, health, and education in developing countries and India.

SECTION-D
Conceptualization of Women's Work: Concept and analysis of women's work. Valuation of productive work and unproductive; visible and invisible work; paid and unpaid work; economically productive and socially productive work. Female contribution to National Income.

BASIC READINGS
1. Boserup, E. : Women's Role in Economic Development, George Allen and Unwin, London, 1970.
2. Government of India: : Towards Equality Report of the Committee on the status of women in India, Department of Social Welfare, Ministry of Education and Social Welfare, New Delhi, 1974.
3. Krishnaraj, M., : Gender, Population and R.M,Sudarshan& A Shariff Development,Oxford University Press, New Delhi,1999.
4. Seth, M. : Women and Development: The Indian Experience, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 2000.


5. Srinivansan K. and : India : Towards Population A.Shroff. and Development Goals, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1998.
6. Wazir, R. : The Gender Gap in Basic Education: NGOs as Change Agents,Sage Publications, New Delhi, 2000.

ADDITIONAL READINGS
1. Mishra,S. : Voluntary Action in Health and population: The Dynamics of Social Transition,Sage publications, New Delhi. 2000.
2. Sen, A.K : Gender and Cooperative Confects in Tinker (Ed.) Persistent Inequalities: Women and World Development, Oxford University Press, New York, 1990.
3. Amsden, A.H. (Ed.): : The Economics of Women and Work, Penguin, Harmondsworth. 1980.
4. ILO: : Women's Participation in the Economic Activity of Asian Countries, ILO, Geneva, 1978.
5. Papola, T.S. and A.N Sharma : Gender and Employment in (Eds.) India, Vikas Publishing House, New Delhi, 1999.

ECO. - 105 (vii)
ECONOMIC HISTORY OF U.K. AND JAPAN
Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Period: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours.
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35%

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E. Sections A, B, C and D will have two questions from the respective section of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt Five questions in all selecting one question from each of the Sections, A, B, C and D and the entire section E.



U.K (1865-1945)
SECTION-A
British Economy in Mid-eighteenth Century: Agriculture, Industry and Trade; Industrial Revolution: Origin, Growth and impact; Agrarian Revolution in the Eighteenth Century; Growth of major industries after industrial revolution: Textiles, Iron and Steel and Engineering; the factory system and factory acts.
SECTION-B
Trade and Transport System: Railways and Navigation and Company Trading. Emergence and growth of trade union movement. British economy on the eve of First World War; Economy between the Two World Wars.
JAPAN (1868-1970)
SECTION-C
The Meiji restoration and its economic implications. Economic reconstruction: 1868-1881.
Economic development of agriculture and industry: 1881-1914 and 1914-32; Economic policy and zaibatsu.
SECTION-D
Economy in thirties, revelation and preparation of war: 1932-1937. Economic reconstruction after world war-II. Structural changes in the economy. Role of state in economic development.







RECOMMNDED READING

1.:
D.R. Gadgil : The Industrial Evolution of India in Recent Times, Oxford University Press,Delhi.

2. . Mourice Doob : Soviet Economic Development since 1917, London, Rutledge and Keg an Ltd.

3. G.C. Allen : A Short Economic History of Modern Japan, London, Unwind, University Books.
4. W.W.Lockwood : Economic Development of Japan, Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press, 1954.

SUPPLEMENTARY READINGS
1. Alec Nova : The Soviet Economic System, London, George Allen and Unwind Ltd; 1973.
2. David A. Dyker : The Soviet Economy, Canada Publishing Limited.


SECOND SEMESTER
ECO.201
MICRO ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Period: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours.
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35%

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER

The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E. Section A, B, C and D will have two questions from the respective section of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type question which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES

Candidates are required to attempt Five questions in all selecting one question from each of the Section A,B,C and D the entire section E.

SECTION-A

Price and output Determination: Monopolistic competition-General and Chambering Approach; Equilibrium of the firm and group with product differentiation and selling costs, excess capacity under monopolistic competition, on-collusive oligopoly-Cornet, Bertrand, Edge worth, Chamberlin and Stackable Models; Kinked demand curve model and price rigidity. Collusive oligopoly-cartels and price leadership models.
SECTION-B

Alternative Theories of the Firm: The marginality controversy and critical analysis of marginal analysis, Hall and Hitch Report and average cost pricing principles. Alternative theories of the firm-Baume's sales revenue maximization model; Marries model of managerial enterprise; willianson's model of managerial discretion; Theories of limit pricing-Bain's Theory, Sylos-Labini's Model.




SECTION-C

Distribution: Neo-Classical approach-marginal productivity theory; product Exhaustion theorem; modern version of marginal productivity theory, Factor pricing under imperfect product and factor markets-determination of wages. Macro theories of distribution-Riparian, Marxian, Kellick and Kaldor's.
SECTION-D
Welfare Economics: Ionian welfare economics; Pareto's unanimity rule and optimal conditions; value judgment; Caldor-Hicks compensation Principle, Social Welfare function; Bergson-Samuelson; Raul's Theory of second best-Arrow's impossibility theorem.

BASIC READING LIST
1. Kreps,David M. A Course in Micro-economic Theory, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1990.
2. Koutsoyiannis, A. Modern Micro-economics (2nd Edition). Macmillan Press, London, 1979.
3. Layard, P.R.G& A.W.Walters Micro-economics: Theory ,McGraw-Hill, New York, 1978.
4. Sen.A. Micro-economics: Theory & Applications, Oxford University Press, New Delhi. 1999.
5. Stigler,G. Theory of Price (4th Edition), Prentice Hall of India. New Delhi, 1996.
6. Varia,H. Micro-economic Analysis, W.W. Norton, New York, 2000.

ADDITIONAL READING LIST
1. Baumol, W.J. Economic Theory and Operations Analysis, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi, 1982.
2. Hirshleifer ,J. and A.Glazer Price, Theory and Applications, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi, 1997.
3. Green, H.A.G. Consumer Theory, Penguin, Hammondsport, 1971.
4. Henderson, J.M & R.E.Quandt Micro-economic Theory: A Mathematical Approach, McGraw Hill New Delhi 1980.
5. Da Costa, G.C. Production, Prices and Distribution, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 1980.

6. Health fields& Wife An Introduction to Cost and Production Functions, Macmillan, London, 1987.
7. Bronfenbrenner, M. Welfare Economics, Basil Blackwell, London, 1984.
8. Broadway, R.W Welfare Economics, Basil Blackwell, London 1979.
9. Graff, J.De V. Theoretical Welfare Economics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1957.
10. Mishand ,E.J. Welfare Economics: An Assessment North Holland, Amsterdam, 1969.
11. Quirk,J. and Introduction to General Equilibrium Theory and Welfare Economics, McGraw Hill, New York, 1968.
12. Burch, K.H. The Economics of Uncertainty, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1968.
13. Diamond & Rothschild (Eds.) Uncertainty in Economics, Academic Press, New York, 1978.
















ECO.-202
MACRO ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Period: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours.
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35%

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER


The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E, Section A, B, C and D will have two questions from the respective section of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks.


INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES

Candidates are required to attempt Five questions in all selecting one question from each of the Sections A, B, C and D and the entire section E.
SECTION-A
Micro-foundations of Macro-economics: Formation of expectation; Philips curve and Lucas Island model, policy ineffective theorem; Taylor model; Caplin-Spulber Model; Coordination failure moderns.
SECTION-B
Marco-economics Policy for Stabilization and Growth: Theory of economic policy, policy objectives and conflicts; fixed vs. target approach, monetary policy, fiscal policy and crowding out, policy mix.
SECTION-C
Open Economy Macro-economics: Balance of payment and exchange rate, capital mobility, Mundell-Flemning model-perfect capital mobility under fixed and flexible exchange rate; assets markets, expectations and exchange rates, monetary approach to balance of payments.
SECTION-D
Inflation and Monetary Policy: Inflation, money growth and interest rates; dynamic inconsistency of low-inflation monetary policy, signora and inflation monetary policy, signora and inflation; budget deficit and fiscal policy, Recording equilibrium debate, tax smoothing under certainty and uncertainty; cost of defect and debt crisis.
READING LIST
1. Bhaduri, A. Macro-economics: They Dynamic of Commodity Production, Macmillan India Ltd. New Delhi, 1990.
2. Bo-Sodersten and G. Reed International Economics, Macmillan Press London, 1994.
3. Dornbusch, R,.S. Fischer& R. Startz Macro-economics. Tata Mc Grew-Hill, New Delhi, 2000.

4. Makin, A.J. International Macro-economics, Prentice Hall, London, 2002.
5. Hall, R.E and J.B Taylor Macro-economics, W.W. Norton, New Your 1986.
6. Romer David Advanced Macro-economics ,McGraw-Hill, International Edition ,New York, 2001.
7. Turnovsky, Steophen,J. Methods of Macro-economic Dynamics, Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 1997.

8. David K.H. Begg The Rational Expectations Revolution in Macro- economics: Theories & Evidence, Heritage Publishers, New Delhi, 1982.
9. Drazen , Allan Political Economy in Macro- economics, Orient Longman, New Delhi, 2004
10. Levacic, Rosalind& Alexander, Redman Macro-economics: An introduction to Keynesian-Neoclassical Controversies, Macmillan India, 2003.
11. Sachs, Jeffery D.& Felipe B, Larraine Macro-economics in the Global Economy, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 1993.









ECO.-203
BASC QUANTITATIVE, METHODS
Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Period: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours.
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35%

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E, Section A, B, C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt Five question in all selecting one question from each of the Sections A, B, C, and D and the entire Section E, The use of simple calculator is allowed.


SECTION-A
Concepts of Geometric mean Harmonic mean and their applications, Measure of Dispersion, Co-efficient of variation, Lorenz curves and their uses, Normal Distribution: Properties and applications based on classical and empirical approach.
SECTION-B
Correlation and Regression: Linear regression, Measures of correlation. Least square regression lines. Karl Pearson's coefficient of correlation. Spearman's rank correlation coefficient. Discrete and continuous variable cases. Partial and Multiple-correlation and regression analysis.
SECTION-C
Interpolation: Newton's formula for leading differences, LaGrange's formula and Binomial expansion method.
Index numbers: Problems and methods of construction index numbers. Chain and fixed based index number. Reversibility tests, cost of living index numbers.
SECTION-D
Time Series Analysis : Components of time series. Measurement of trend. Calculation of simple and compound-growth rates. Theory of Attributes: Elementary idea, association of attributes.



RECOMMENDED READINGS

1. Alpha C. Chiang: Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics, Ch. 4-12.
2. J.P.Lewis An Introduction to Mathematics for Students of Economics, Ch. 7-24.
3. D.S.;Huang An Interoduction to the use of Mathematics.
4. F.E.Croxton & D.J.Cowden Applied General Statistics.
5. S.P.Gupta Statistical Methods,S.Chand and Co., New Delthi.
6. Sancheti & Kapoor Business Mathmatics, S. Chand and Co., New Delhi.

SUPPLEMENTARY READINGS
1. P.H.Daus and W.M.Wryburn Algebra with Application to Business and Economics.
2. P.G.Hoel Elementary Statistics.
3. Ya-Lun Chow Statistical Analysis (2nd ed.) pp. 78-114.

ECO.-204
ECONOMICS OF GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Period: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours.
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35%

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER
The question paper will consist of Five sections: A, B, C, D and E. Sections A, B, C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES

Candidates are required to attempt five questions in all selecting one question from each of the sections A, B, C, and D and the entire section E.



SECTION-A
Endogenous Models of Growth: Lucas and Romer. Theory of Convergence and divergence: Barro and Sale i- Martin; Development and migration: Lewis and Todaro.

SECTION-B
Resource Allocation: Cost-benefit analysis. Shadow prices. investment criteria . Choice of appropriate technology and employment. Project evaluation.

SECTION-C
Human Capital: Education and R& D, health and nutrition: theory, investment, returns and policy issues. Growth, poverty and inequality: theory, measurement, empirical evidence and interconnections.
SECTION-D
Environment and Development: Sustainable development, conservation and use of exhaustible resources: water and minerals. Markets in agriculture: land, labour and credit and their functioning, inter-linkage and policy.

LIST OF READINGS
1. Michael P. Todaro Economic Development in the Third World.
2. Debraj Ray Development Economics.
3. Robert J. Baroo and
Xavier Sala-ix-Martin Economic Growth.
4. Gerald M. Meier Leading Issues in Economic Development.
5. J.E. Meade A Neo-classical Theory of Economic Growth.
6 Adelman, A. Theories of Economic Growth and Development.
7 Chenery,H.and T.N.Srinivasan Handbook of Development Economics. Vol. 1, 2& 3.
8. Solow , R. M. Growth Theory: An Exposition.
9. Mehrotra,S.and J.Richard
Development with a Human Face.
10. Dasgupta, P.,A.K. Sen& S Margin Guidelines for Project Evaluation.
11. Mishan, E.J. Cost Benefit Analysis.
12. Lawrence ,G. Hines: Environmental Issues: Population and Economics.
13. Chenery.H.B.et. al.(eds.) Redistribution with Growth.
14 Meadows, D.H. et.al: The Limits to Growth.
15. Anil Markandya et. al: Environmental Economics for sustainable Growth: A Handbook for, practitioners, Edward Elgar, USA, 2002.
16 Nick Hanely and Colin J. Roberts (eds.) Issues in Environmental Economics Blackwell Publishers, UK, 2001.


ECO.-205(i)
ECONOMICS OF AGRICULTURE
Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Period: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours.
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35%

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E, Section A, B, C and D will have two questions from the respective section of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt five questions in all selecting one question from each of the Sections A, B, C and D and the entire section E.
SECTION-A
Farm-size and productivity relationship in Indian agriculture. Agricultural Price Policy in India-Instruments and evaluation, Land reforms in India: abolition of intermediaries, tenancy reforms; ceiling on land holdings; consolidation of holdings and co-operative farming.
SECTION-B
Agricultural Marketing and Pricing. Peculiarities of agricultural demand and supply; price-spread and marketing margins and development of agricultural marketing in India. Marketable surplus: meaning, role of marketable surplus in economic development and factors affecting marketable surplus. Agricultural taxation in India.
SECTION-C
New agricultural strategy and green revolution: problems and prospectus, Problems of agricultural laborers ands small farmers. Rural indebtedness. Rural Credit: characteristics and sources-institutional and non-institutional. Rural employment: magnitude& special employment generating schemes.

SECTION-D
Recent trends in Agricultural Growth in India: growth of output and productivity, causes of low agricultural productivity in India. WTO and agriculture in India.


RECOMMENDED READINGS
Recent terns in Agricultural Growth in India: Inter-regional variations in growth of output and productivity , causes of low agricultural productivity in India. WTO and agriculture in India.


RECOMMENDED READINGS
1. C. Eicher and L. Witt Agriculture in Economic Development. Vora and Co., Mumbai.
2. R.N. Soni Leading Issues in Agricultural Economics. Sohan Lal Nagin Chand &Co., Jalandhar.
3. Sadhu and Singh Fundamentals of Agricultural Economics. Himalaya Publishing House, Mumbai.
4. Charan D. Wadhva Some Problems of India, Allied, Bombay.
5. P.C. Joshi Land Reforms in Indian. Allied, Bombay.
6. Rudder Datt and K.P.Sundharam Indian Economy, S. Chand & Co. Ltd. New Delhi.
7. Francis R. Frankel India's Green Revolution: Economic Gains and Political Costs, Oxford University Press, Bombay.
8. Draft of GATT Agreements Final Text of Uruguay Round 1994, World Trade Centre, Mumbai.

SUPPLEMENTARY READINGS
1. Economic and Political Weekly, Sameeksha Trust, Mumbai.
2. Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Indian Society of Agricultural Economics, Mumbai.
3. The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, the Indian Society of Labour Economics, New Delhi.
4. Agricultural Situation in India, Govt. of India, New Delhi.


ECO.-205-(ii)
ECONOMICS OF INDUSTRY
Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Period: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours.
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35%

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E. Section A, B, C and D will have two questions from the respective section of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short- answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt Five questions in all selecting one question from each of the Section A, B, C, and D and the entire section E.

SECTION-A
Location and Pricing: Location of Economic Activities: Theories of A. Weber, Sargent Florence and Tord Plander, Determinants Location of some major industries in India; Industrial Pricing: Theory and Practice-Cost oriented pricing, competition oriented pricing, pricing based on other economic considerations, Pricing in public enterprises.

SECTION-B
Industrial Finance: Types of financial requirements and sources of industrial finances. Policy Reforms and Development Financial Institutions, Capital Market in India: Evolution. Structure, Problems and Reforms in Indian Capital Market.



SECTION-C
Industrial Development in India Since 1991: Pattern of industrialization, Changing pattern of industrial development of India, Industrial Policy changes; Role and problems of public sector, Privatisation: Nature and extent of disinvestment. Foreign capital in Industrial Sector: Role of MNCs and foreign collaborations.

SECTION-D
Current Problems of Industrial Sector: Capacity untilisation, industrial sickness and problems of small small scale industries in India. Industrial disputes: Causes and machinery for settlement.

BASIC READING LIST
1. Ahluwalia, I.J Industrial Growth in India, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1985.
2. Dhar, P.K. Indian Economy: Its Growing Dimensions Kalyani Publishers, New Delhi, 2007.
3. Dutt, Ruddar
and Sundharam, K.P.M. Indian Economy, S. Chand and Company Ltd., 2009






4. Golder, B. Technology Acquisition and Productivity Growth: A Study of Industrial Firms in India, Working Paper, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, 1995.
5. Govt. of India Annual Surveys.
6. Mishra, S.K.
and Puri, V.K. Indian Economy, Himalaya Publishing House, New Delhi, 2008.
7. Mookherjee, Dilip (ed.) Indian Industry: Policies & Performances. Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1995.
8. Nayyar , Deepak(ed.) Industrial Growth and Stagnation, 1994.
9. Smith , D.M. Industrial Location: An Economic and Geographic Analysis, John Wiley, New York, 1971.


ECO.-205 (iii)
ECONOMICS OF LABOUR
Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Period: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours.
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35%

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E, Section A, B, C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt Five questions in all selecting one question from each of the Sections A, B, C, and D and the entire section E.
SECTION-A
Trade Unions: Growth of Industrialization and emergence of unionism. Theories of labour movement- The Marxian view and the Theory of Industrial Democracy by Sidney and Beatrice Webb. Growth, Structure and Pattern of Trade Unionism in India. Achievements and failures of Trade Union Movement in India.
SECTION-B
Industrial Relations: Determinants of Industrial Disputes, Steps to achieve Industrial peace. Methods of settlement of Industrial Disputes. Collective bargaining, conciliation and arbitration, Labour participation in Management.
SECTION-C
Social Security and Welfare Legislation in India: Concept of social security. Social security and Social Insurance. Important social security and labour welfare measures adopted by the Government.
Important Labour Legislation in Indian:
(a) Industrial Disputes Act; (b) Trade Unions Act; (c) Factories Act; and (d) Employees State
Insurance Act.






SECTION-D
State and Labour: Receding state and its effect on labour markets. Need for safety sets, Special labour problems: Child labour; woman labour; agricultural labour (in the Indian context). Second National Commission on Labour and its recommendations. ILO and its role imp promoting labour welfare.
BASIC READINGS

1. T.N. Bhagoliwal Economics of Labour and Industrial Relations.
2. Jiwitesh Kumar Singh Labour Economics.
3. Michael P. Todaro Economic Development
4. Benjamin Higgins Economic Development
5. G.M.Meier Leading Issues in Development Economics.
6. B.J. Mclormick and E. Owen (ed.) The Labour Market.
7. Lloyd G. Reynolds Labour Economics and Labour Relations.
8. A.M.Cartter and F. Ray Marshall Labour Economics, Wages, Employment, and Trade Unionism.
9. V.V.Giri Labour Problems in Indian Industry.
10. S.C.Pant Indian Labour Problems.
11. S.C. Kuchhal The Industrial Economy of India.
12. Arun Monappa Industrial Relations.
13. T.S. Papola and G. Rodgers (eds.) Labour Institutions and Economics Development in India.
14. L. Misra. Child Labor in India.




FOR REFERENCE
1. Govt. of India: Report of the First and Second National Commission on Labour.
2. Govt. of India. Latest Annual Report of the Ministry of Labour.
3. Susan Horon, Ravi Ranbur and Deepak Mazumdar (ed): Labour Market in an Era of Adjustment, Vol. 1, world Bank Publication.




SUPPLEMENTARY READING LIST
1. Blaug, M. Economic Theory in Retrospect: A History of Economic Thought from Adam smith to J.M. Keynes (5th Edition), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1997.
2. Dasgupta, A.K Epochs of Economic Theory, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1985.
3. Koot, G.M. English Historical Economics: 1850-1926, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1988.
4. Roy. M.N Memoirs, Allied Publishing House, Bombay, 1964.
5. Schumpeter, J.A Ten Great Economists, Oxford University Press, New York, 1951.
6. Shyionya, Y. Schumpeter and the Idea of Social Science, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1997.
7. Blackhouse, R.E The Penguin History of Economics, 2002.
8. Heilbroners, R.L. The Worldly Philosophers, 2000.
9. Lanneret, H. and D. Colander History of Economic Thought, 1994.
10. Dobb, M. Theories of Value and Distribution since Adam Smith, 1973.

ECO.-205 (iv)
HISTORY OF ECONOMICS THOUGHT
Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Period: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours.
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35%

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E Sections A, B, C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks.





INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES

Candidates are required to attempt Five questions in all selecting one question from each of the Sections A, B, C and D and the entire section E.
SECTION-A
Economic idea of J.B.Mill , Senior and List , Origin of Socialist Thought.
SECTION-B

Socialist Cities: Sismondi, Saint-Simon and Production. Marxian Philosophy: Dialectical Materialism and Historical Materialism. Marxian theories of value, surplus value, profit and crisis of capitalism.
SECTION-C
Marginalist Revolution: Jevons, Wairas, Manger, Neo-classical thought: Marshall.
Welfare Economics: Hobson and Pious.
SECTION-D
Indian Economic Thought: Ancient Indian Economic Thought: Kautilyal; Valluvar
Founder of Indian Economics: Dadabhi Naoroji, G.K. Gokhale, R.C. Dutt and M. Visesvaray.
RECOMMENDED READINGS
1. Blackhouse, R. A History of modern Economic Analysis, Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1965.
2. Screpanti, Emesto. & Stefano Zamagni An outline of the History of Economic Thought,Clarendon Press 1995.
3. Ganguli, B.N Indian Economic Thought: A 19th Century Perspective, Tate McGraw Hill New Delhi, 1977.
4. Gide, C. and G. Rist: A History of Economic Doctrines (2nd edition) Longman Group, London. 1980.



6. Kautilya The Arthashastra, Edited, Rearranged, Translated and Introduced by L.N. Rangarajan, Penguin Books, New Delhi, 1992.
7. Spiegel, H.W. The Growth of Economic Thought, 1991.

8. Roll, E. A History of Economic Analysis, Oxford University Press, New York, 1954.
9. Schumpeter, J.A. History of Economic Analysis, Oxford University Press, New York, 1954.
10. Seshadri, G.B. Economic Doctrines, B.R. Publishing Corporation, Delhi, 1997.
11. Hamey , L.H, History of Economic Thought, 1949.
12. Mandel, E. Marxist Economic Theory, 1968.
13. Gandhi, M.K Indian of My Dreams, Navajivan Publishing House, Ahmadabad, 1947.
14. Naoroji, Dadabhai Poverty and Un-British Rule in India.
15. Visesvaraya, M. Planned Economy of India.

SUPPLEMENTARY READING LIST
1. Blaug, M. Economic Theory in Retrospect: A History of Economic Thought from Adam Smith to J.M. Keynes (5th Edition), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1997.
2. Dasgupta, A.K Epochs of Economic Theory, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1985.
3. Koot, G.M English Historical Economic: 1850-1926, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1988.
4. Roy, M.N. Memoirs, Allied Publishing House, Bombay , 1964.
5. Schumpeter, J.A Ten Great Economists. Oxford University Press, New York, 1951.
6. Shyionya, Y. Schumpeter and the Idea of Social Science, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1997.
7. Blackhouse, R.E The Penguin History of Economics, 2002.
8. Heilbroners, R.L. The Worldly Philosophers , 2000.
9. Landreth H. and D. Colander History of Economic Thought, 1994.
10. Dobb, M. Theories of Value and Distribution since Adam Smith, 1973.



ECO.-205 (v)
ECONOMICS OF DEMOGRAPHY
Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Period: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours.
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35%

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E. Sections A, B, C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt Five questions in all selecting one question from each of the Sections A, B, C and D and the entire section E.
SECTION-A
Migration and Urbanization: Basic concept and definitions; importance of migration, Types of migration; Factors affecting migration. Theories of migration related to internal migration; Urbanization-Growth and distribution of rural-urban population in developed and developing countries.
SECTION-B
Demographic Database in India: Study of Census in India-Methodology and characteristics in India; Nature of information collected in 1971, 1981, 1991 and 2001 Census in India; National Family Health Survey 1 and 2 and Rapid Household survey; Changing characteristics of population in India; Pattern of Migration urbanization in India.
SECTION-C
Population and Development with reference to India: Population, economy and environment linkage-Population, health, nutrition productivity nexus; Population and human development issues; Demography and household behavior.


SECTION-D
Population Policy in India: Evolution of Population policies and India; The New Population Policy; Tasks before National Population Commission.


RECOMMENDED READINGS
1. D.J. Bouge Principles of Demography, John Viley, New York, 1971.
2. A. Bose India's Basic Demographic Statistics
3. P.K. Chaube Population Policy in India, Kenosha Publications, New Delhi, 2000.
4. K. Srinivasan Basic Demographic Techniques and Applications, Sage, India, 1998.
5. H. Shyrock et. al. The Methods & Materials of Demography, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington D.C.


ECO-205 (vi)
ECONOMICS OF GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT

Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Period: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours.
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35%


INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER

The question paper will consist of five sections: A,B,C,D and E, Sections A,B,C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES


Candidates are required to attempt Five questions in all selecting one question from each of the Sections A, B, C, and D and the entire section E.






SECTION-A
Women and Labour Markets: Factors affecting female entry in labour market; Supply and demand for female labour in developed and developing countries, particularly India; Studies of Female work participation in various sectors of Indian Economy. Wage differentials in female activities; Determinants of wage differentials, gender, education, skill, productivity, efficiency, opportunity.
SECTION-B
Women, Technology and Environment: Impact of technological development and modernization on women's work participation in general and in various sectors such as agriculture , non-agriculture rural activities, small and cottage industries and organized in industry; Role of new technologies for helping women.
SECTION-C
Social Security and Social Protection for Women: Social security of women: entitlements ensuring economic independence and risk coverage, access to credit and insurance markets; Role of voluntary organizations, self-help groups in providing social security; Schemes for safety net for women; Need for female labour unions; Affirmative action for women and improvement in their economic and social status.
SECTION-D
Gender Development Policies and Governance: Gender and development Indies; Mainstreaming gender into development policies; Gender sensitive governance ; Paradigm shifts form women's well being to women's empowerment; Democratic decentralization (pantheist) and women's empowerment in India.

BASIC READINGS

1. Boserup, E. Women's Role in Economic Development, George Allen and Unwin, London, 1970.
2. Government of India: Towards Equality, Report of the Committee on the status of Women in India, Department of Social Welfare, New Delhi, 1974.
3. Krishnaraj, M., Gender, Population and R.M .Sudarshan & Development, Oxford University A.Shariff Press, New Delhi, 1999.
4. Seth, M. Women and Development: The Indian Experience, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 2000.
5. Srinivasan K. and A. India: Towards Population and Development Goals, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1998.
6. Wazir, R. The Gender Gap in Basic Education: NGOs as Change Agents, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 2000.
ADDITIONAL READINGS
1. Mishra, S. Voluntary Action in Health and Population: The Dynamics of Social Transition, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 2000.
2. Sen, A.K. Gender and Cooperative Conflicts in Tinker (Ed.) Persistent Inequalities: Women and World Development, Oxford University Press, New York. 1990.
3. Amsden, A.H (Ed): The Economics of Women and Work, Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1980.
4. ILO: Women's Participation in the Economic Activity of Asian Countries, ILO, Geneva, 1978.
5. Papola, T.S. and: Gender and Employment in India, Vikas Publishing House, New Delhi, 1999.
6. MHRD, GOI: Sharm Shakti: Report of the National Commission on Self- employed Women and Women Workers in the Informal Sector, Ministry of Human Resources Development, New Delhi, 1987.
7. Ahmed, I. (Ed.) Technology and Rural Women Conceptual and Empirical Issues, George Allen & Unwin, London, 1995.
8. Jhabwala, R. and R.K. The Unorganized Sector: Work-Subramanya (Eds.) Security and Social Protection,Sage Publication, New Delhi, 2000.
9. Carr, M., C, Martha: Speaking Out: Women's & R.JhabvalaEds.) Economic Empowerment in South Asia, Vistaar publications, New Delhi, 1987.
10. Narasimhan, S.: Empowering Women: An Alternative Strategy from Rural India,Sage Publications, New Delhi, 1999.
11. Purushothaman, S. The Empowerment of Women in India: Grassroots Women's Networks and the State, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 1998.
12. Boserup, E. Women's Role in Economic Development, George Allen and Unwin, London.
13. Mitra, Ashok: The State of Women Literacy and Employment. Allied, Bombay.









ECO.-205 (Vii)
ECONOMICS HISTORY OF INDIA AND USSR

Maximum Marks: 80 Teaching Period: 55
Internal Assessment: 16 Marks Time Allowed: 3 Hours.
External Assessment: 64 Marks Pass Marks: 35%


INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER

The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E. Sections, A, B, C and D will have tow questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry 10 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 24 marks.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES

Candidates are required to attempt five questions in all selecting one question from each of the Sections A, B, C, D and the entire section E.
INDIA (1857-1947)
SECTION-A
Economy in the mid-ninetieth century, Demographic developments. National Income. Agrarian economy: Evolution of and tenure system, commercialization of agriculture and its adjustment to colonial purposes. Change in land utilization and cropping pattern. Problems of rural indebtedness. The cooperative movement, Famines and famine policy.

SECTION-B
Handicrafts: Decline of handicrafts,. The de industrialization thesis. Modern industries: Plantations, mining, manufacturing, Industrial policy. Transport and communications. Public Finance: Currency and banking. Foreign trade and payments: The drain thesis, Commercial policy. Foreign capital and its role. Economic consequences of the British rule.
USSR (1917-1970)

SECTION-C
Russian economy in 1917. War communism and New Economic Policy. The Great Debate. Collectivization of Soviet agriculture.


SECTION-D


Economic problems of the economy after 1945, Economic reforms of mid-1950's and after, Industrial and agricultural structure and development under planning.


RECOMMENDED READINGS
1. D.R. Gadgil : The Industrial Evolution of India in Recent Times, Oxford University Press, Delhi.
2. Mourice Dobb : Soviet Economic Development since. 1917, London, Routledge and Kegan Ltd.
3. G.C.Allen: A Short Economic History of Modern Japan, London, Unwin, University Books.
4. W.W. Lockwood: Economic Development of Japan, Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press, 1954.

SUPPLEMENTARY READINGS
1. Alec Nove : The Soviet Economic System, London, George Allen and Unwin Ltd., 1973.
2. David A, Dyker: The Soviet Economy, Canada Publishing Limited.

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