IEcoS General Economics Paper 3 Papers 2002

IEcoS General Economics Paper 3 2002

Section-I

Candidates should attempt any FIVE parts of the following questions (Answer to each part should approximately be of 50 words)

  1. Answer the following questions

    1. Club of Rome

    2. UNEP

    3. Earth Summit

    4. Framework Convention on Climate Change

    5. Earth Watch

    6. Montreal Protocol on CFC

    7. Noise Pollution 5 × 7 = 35

Section-II

Candidates should attempt any FIVE parts of the following questions (Answer to each part should approximately be of 150 words)

  1. Answer the following questions

    1. What is biodiversity?

    2. Discuss the significance of the Rio Declaration.

    3. What is sustainable development?

    4. What is Environmental degradation?

    5. What are the causes and consequences of urban poverty?

    6. What is benefit-cost analysis?

    7. Discuss the rationale of planning in developing economies. 5 × 15 = 75

Section-III

Candidates should attempt any THREE of the following questions (Answer to each question should approximately be of 500 words)

  1. The benefits of access to international financial flows are largely conditioned by a country's ability to deal with likely negative impact. Discuss. 30

  2. Discuss the role of the financial sector in a developing economy. What are the major causes of recent moves towards liberalization? 30

  3. Discuss the role of state in economic development. Is there a case for downsizing the government in developing economies? 30

  4. What are the constituents of public debt? How much of it is too much? 30

  5. Discuss the various theories of taxation and suggest measures for enhancing the revenue raising capacity of the tax system in a developing country like India. 30