Economic Development: Issues and Policies; 2 Volumes
Narayana, N. (Ed.)
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Book ID : 25841
ISBN-10 : 81-86771-64-6 / 8186771646
ISBN-13 : 978-81-86771-64-8 / 9788186771648
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Language : English
lx, 1040p., Illus., Tables, Index, 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- Vol. I: Preface; I. Development perspectives and experiences of countries; 1. The understanding of economic development and development planning in contrasting paradigms/Masudul Alam Choudhury; 2. Africa's economic development and policy issues/N. Narayana; 3. Economic development of Botswana-identifying key economic sectors by using Social Accounting Matrix Multipliers (SAMM)/Botswiri Oupa Tsheko; 4. Mineral boom and economic development of Botswana/Joel Sentsho; 5. Tourism and economic development in Sri Lanka/Clem Tisdell and Ranjit Bandara; 6. Government and economic growth in Iran/D.P. Doessel and Abbas Valadkhani; 7. Issues of development - an Indian perspective/V. Anbumani and U. Sreejith; II. Role of industry in economic development; 8. The role of industry in diversification and sustainable economic development in less developed countries/S.M. Kapunda; 9. The political economy of the manufacturing industry in Thailand/Sujinda Chemsripong; 10. Growth of manufacturing sector in India/M. Ramanjaneyulu; 11. Small industry and economic development/P. Srinivasa Subba Rao; III. Issues relating to the role of government in development and economic reforms; 12. Government expenditure on social services and the poor in Swaziland/Oluyele Akinkugbe; 13. Fiscal federalism and macroeconomic stability/Tamunopriye J. Agiobenebo; 14. Financial liberalisation and macroeconomic destabilization/Minas Pediaditakis; 15. Economic reforms in India-achievements, challenges and the road ahead/Shalendra D. Sharma; 16. Engines of economic growth in post-reform India/Ashir Mehta; 17. Economic dualism and rural development: the Indian experiments and experiences/Joydeep Baruah; IV. Issues of trade and economic growth; 18. Economic growth in greater Mekong sub-region countries-Lessens from the trading partners of East Asia/Christopher Gan; 19. Countries' export sensitivity to the income growth of trading partners/William R. Dipietro; 20. Effects of currency devaluation on trade balance and GDP in developing countries - A study of Sri Lanka/Dakshina G. Silva and Zhen Zhu; 21. Foreign indebtedness of developing countries - a new dynamic model of evaluation/Nikiforos T. Laopodis; Index. Vol. II: V. Human development issues and policies; 22. Role of government in human development in developing counties- a need for a rational approach/Gaotlhobogwe R. Motlaleng; 23. Globalisation and its implications on human resource development in developing countries/G. Venkateshulu; 24. HIV/AIDS, gender and human development in Botswana/Malebogo Bakwena; 25. Investment in early childhood nutrition - the foundation of human development/Rajesh Jaiswal; 26. Skills formation and wage inequality in developing countries: a theoretical analysis/Sarbajit Chaudhuri; 27. Determinants of quality of life: the Asian experience/Ashir Mehta; 28. Extension education and building of human capital - a case study of Botswana/K. Gangappa; 29. Decentralisation and educational development in Nigeria/Oluyele Akinkugbe; 30. Health and economic development - with particular reference to Malaria control programmes in Africa/Janet Dzator; VI. Development problems and policies-poverty, unemployment and economic empowerment; 31. Employment and poverty alleviation/M. Lakshmi Narasaiah; 32. Economics of unemployment and health/Janet Dzator; 33. Trends in rural non-farm employment in India/M. Koteswara Rao and P. Venugopal; 34. Economic empowerment of tribals through self help groups/Kakali Paul and Sujit Kumar Paul; 35. Microcredit for the empowerment of women/G. Sandhya Rani; 36. Economic, social and cultural influences on the status and well being of Indian rural women/Clem Tisdell and Gopal Regmi; 37. Socio-demographic variations in household food balance in Ethiopia/Hadgu Bariagaber; 38. Demographic changes and their socio economic attributes in Bangladesh/Mohammed A. Hussain; VII. Environmental issues and economic development; 39. Development of livestock sector in India patterns, constraints and environmental impacts/Clem Tisdell; 40. Economic development and the environment/Christopher Mupimpila; 41. Environmental initiatives of developing countries and sustainable economic development/M. Rathedi; 42. Economic growth and environmental improvement: prospects for Bangladesh/Clem Tisdell; 43. Impact of natural disasters on development - a case study of Turkey/Bradley T. Ewing, Jamie B. Kruse and Ozlem Ozdemir;
The book 'Economic Development Issues and Policies' contains papers contributed by experienced economists and researchers in social sciences serving universities and research institutions in different countries. The focus of the book is on economic development issues and policies that are currently discussed and relevant to the developing in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The book will prove to be not only useful to have a comprehensive view of development with clear understanding of various interrelated development issues and problems of the developing world but also valuable addition to the existing literature in the field of development economics.