Making the Public Distribution System Work

  • Debarshi Das Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati.
Keywords: universal public distribution system, fair price shop, expected utility, extensive game, India

Abstract

Drawing on empirical observations of operation of public distribution system in different states of India, the paper constructs a preliminary game theoretic model. It argues that an effective public distribution must be as universal as possible, delivery mechanism of fair price shops should be re-formed, they should be make them commercially viable and that special attention should be paid to PDS at times of high food inflation.

Author Biography

Debarshi Das, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati.
Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Published
2014-03-01
How to Cite
Das, D. (2014). Making the Public Distribution System Work. Space and Culture, India, 1(3), 3-8. https://doi.org/10.20896/saci.v1i3.40