Student guide Facoltą di Economia A.A. 2010/11

India in the World Economy
Aim of the course
The aim of this short course is to introduce India to the students. The approach will be an interdisciplinary one. The instructor composition testifies this: two economists, one anthropologist and one engineer.
India: its history and cultural heritage
The recent economic evolution
India  and its subcontinent: an anthropological perspective  
Indian business success stories
Student evaluation will be based on their class participation and on a short paper and related class presentation.  Topics and bibliography for the paper and class presentation will be suggested by the lecturers.
Reading list
Nandan Nilekani, Imagining India: The Idea of a Renewed Nation, Penguin Press; 528 pages (Nandan’s Blog)
Arvind Panagaryia, India: The Emerging Giant, Oxford University Press, 2008                                 (video presentations of the book:
-         A Panel on India,(with Panagariya, Bhagwati Varadarajan) on YouTube, 17 September 2008
-         India, (Panagariya) on ForaTv
-         India: The Emerging Giant, (Panagariya) on You Tube, 31 January 2008
Arvind Panagaryia, Transforming India, October 2006
Indian Economic Summit, World Economic Forum, November 2008
Paul Davies, What's This India Business? Off shoring, Outsourcing and the Global Services Revolution,   Nicholos  Brealey   International, London, 2008 
Abbe J A. Dubois, Henry K. Beauchamp, Hindu Manners, Customs and Ceremonies,  Rupa & Co, New Delhi, India
India-Continuity in Change, External Publicity Division, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi
Indian Business Magazines: Business Today, Business World, Outlook Business
Stefano Chiarlone, L’economia dell’India, Carocci, 2008
Rajesh Kumar, Anand Kumar Sethi, Fare affari in India, Etas, 2007
Federico Rampini, L'impero di Cindia, Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, 2006
Additional material will be suggested at the beginning of the course and will be posted on the web page of the course: