Publication Type:

Journal Article


Economic and Political Weekly, Economic and Political Weekly, Volume Vol. 26, Number Issue No. 8 (1991)



Commodities Raghbendra Jha M N Murty S Paul An examination of budgetary policies reveals that second best pricing rules that take into account revenue, efficiency and equity objectives of government and recognise the existence of alternative sources of revenue to government may provide a suitable framework for setting public sector prices in India. In this paper the authors use such a pricing model for estimating optimal prices for certain manufacturing commodities.

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Maddipati Narsimha Murty, Jha, R., and Paul, S., “On Setting Prices for Certain Manufacturing in India”, Economic and Political Weekly, vol. Vol. 26, 1991.