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Dressing Up the Deficit

Dressing Up the Deficit M K Datar YOU have made some interesting observations (March 16) on the shifting government focus on different concepts of deficits which seems to be centred at present on primary deficit. While the union government's budget documents have been publishing data on different measures of deficit in the government budget, the Economic Survey 1995-96 has made an attempt to decompose primary deficit into two components, viz, consumption and investment.

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