The Resource Why growth matters : how economic growth in India reduced poverty and the lessons for other developing countries, Jagdish Bhagwati, Arvind Panagariya

Why growth matters : how economic growth in India reduced poverty and the lessons for other developing countries, Jagdish Bhagwati, Arvind Panagariya

Label
Why growth matters : how economic growth in India reduced poverty and the lessons for other developing countries
Title
Why growth matters
Title remainder
how economic growth in India reduced poverty and the lessons for other developing countries
Statement of responsibility
Jagdish Bhagwati, Arvind Panagariya
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In its history since Independence, India has seen widely different economic experiments: from Jawharlal Nehru's pragmatism to the rigid state socialism of Indira Gandhi to the brisk liberalization of the 1990s. So which strategy best addresses India's, and by extension the world's, greatest moral challenge: lifting a great number of extremely poor people out of poverty?Bhagwati and Panagariya argue forcefully that only one strategy will help the poor to any significant effect: economic growth, led by markets overseen and encouraged by liberal state policies. Their radical message
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
339.4/60954
Index
no index present
LC call number
HC440.P6
LC item number
B45 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Why growth matters : how economic growth in India reduced poverty and the lessons for other developing countries, Jagdish Bhagwati, Arvind Panagariya
Publication
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; INTRODUCTION The Tryst: The Vision and the Reality; PART I Debunking the Myths; 1. Indian Socialism and the Myths of Growth and Poverty; 2. Myths About the Early Development Strategy; 3. Reforms and Their Impact on Growth and Poverty; 4. Reforms and Inequality; 5. Reforms and Their Impact on Health and Education; 6. Yet Other Myths; PART II The New CHallenges: Track I Reforms for Faster and Broader Growth; 7. Track I and Track II Reforms; 8. A Multitude of Labor Laws and Their Reform; 9. Land Acquisition; 10. Infrastructure; 11. Higher Education; 12. Other Track I Reforms
  • PART III More Effective and Inclusive DIstribution: Track II13. Track II Reforms; 14. Attacking Poverty by Guaranteeing Employment; 15. Adult Nutrition and Food Security; 16. Reforming Health Care; 17. Elementary Education; India: Past and Future; Acknowledgments; Appendix 1 Socialism Under Nehru; Appendix 2 Measuring Inequality: The Gini Coefficient; Appendix 3 Key Provisions of the Right to Education Act, 2009; Appendix 4 Prime Ministers of India; Notes; References; Index
Control code
ocn902681115
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (305 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781610392723
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b28592487
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)902681115
  • pebco1610392728

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