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India Policy Institute, Hyderabad
Online publications and notes


All Publications on IPI are with due permission.
In all cases, copyrights lie with the authors/ first publishers in print or internet.


 Some original or first publications, and publications by founders and Board members of the Institute

Milton Friedman (Nobel Prize,1976) a must read!!


(correspondence of 2001 with Milton Friedman – by Balbir Talwar)


Sanjeev Sabhlok, IAS (1982-2001: resigned) Co-Founder, India Policy Institute

Only authorized publications on the internet.



Ajay Gandhi, Chartered Accountant. Hyderabad. Co-Founder India Policy Institute


Parth Shah, President, Center for Civil Society, Delhi, Member of the Board, India Policy Institute. a must read!!


Documents specially requested from authors/ publishers

Kaushik Basu, Professor, Cornell University. a must read!!


Friedrich A. Hayek (Nobel Prize,1974) a must read!!

  • "The Use of Knowledge in Society," published in the American Economic Review, Vol. 35, No. 4, Sep., 1945. [PDF format]

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Copyright Notice: Published by permission of the American Economic Association, Nashville, dated the 19th of November, 1998, and PDF archive database, JSTOR, Ann Arbor. This for each reader's personal consumption. Please do not distribute copies without permission of AEA and JSTOR.


Deepak Lal, Professor, Economics, UCLA; (IFS, resigned) a must read!!


S.P. Aiyar, Ex-Professor, Bombay University


N.C. Saxena, (IAS Retired) former Secretary, Planning Commission. How have the poor done? Mid-term Review of Ninth Plan Published in Economic and Political Weekly, Oct 7, 2000." (PDF, 48 Kb)


Policy reports from Independent Institute


List of books supplied by Liberty Fund to IPI


Documents in the Public Domain relevant for IPI policy discussions
(scanned and published on the internet by IPI)

B.R. Shenoy, India’s great liberal dissenter to Nehru’s policies a must read!!


N.N. Vohra, IAS: retired, the then Home Secretary, GOI


Planning Commission, India. Design and Implementation of Programmes, a Chapter on anti-poverty programmes, 2000, by Planning Commssion (PDF, 91.5 Kb)


PAPERS/ ARTICLES/ NOTES sent in by participants and supporters of IPI

(alphabetical by last name)

Indrajit Barua Architect, Guwahati  a must read!!

Committee for Peoples' Empowerment (Prof. Bharat Shah, IIT, Bombay)

Prabhu Guptara, Professor, Switzerland.

Shahul Hameed, Rep. CII, Shanghai

Yazad Jal, Researcher, CCS

Babu Joseph, President, Liberal Group – Kerala New!

·         Kerala and Globalization. (PDF, about 800MB)

(Speech delivered by Dr. V. Ramachandran, Vice Chairman, Kerala State Planning Board at a meeting organised by Indian Liberal Group Kerala on 16th Dec. 2003 at Trivandrum for an young audience.

Madhu Kishwar, Editor, Manushi, Delhi

Parameswar Komaragiri

Political Corruption - How to Fight it (PDF, 16 Kb)

N. Arvind Kumar, Software engineer

Some common misconceptions about socialism

Barun Mitra, President, Liberty Institute, Delhi

S.V. Raju, Project for Economic Education, Bombay a must read!!.

Jagdiswara Rao, retd. Professor, Geology, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati.

Smita Sabhlok, IAS

K.S. Sastry, IAAS (retd. as Advisor to UN/IMF, Chairman, NationalHousing Bank, in rank of Addl. Secy. GOI

Nirvikar Singh, Professor, Economics, UC Santa Cruz  a must read!!

Balbir Talwar

Henry Thiagaraj, Managing Trustee, Dalit Liberation Education Trust, Chennai

Venu Gopal, Researcher, NIRD Hyderabad

Miscellaneous Notes/ Readings