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Development in developing economies

Contributor(s): Pal, Mihir Kumar [editor] | Jana, Sebak Kumar [editor].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Delhi: Concept Publishing, 2012Description: xv,168 pages, 22.5 cm.ISBN: 8180698408.Subject(s): Economic Development -- India | Economic Development -- Developing Countries | Economic Conditions -- India | Industrialization -- Developing CountriesDDC classification: 338.954
Contents:
Preface -- List of contributors -- Introduction by editors -- Development economics -- Disquieting issues of development in developing countries: an analysis with reference to India -- Globalization and poverty: experience of the SAARC countries -- Liberalization and child labour: study of welfare in small open economy -- Liberalization competition and capacity utilization in Inidian iron and steel industry -- Environmental performance and its determinants: a study on pulp and paper industry in India -- Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY): who participates? -- National agricultural insurance scheme: a study of some selected districts of West Bengal -- Sources of output growth in West Bengal agriculture: a district level study -- Privatization of life insurance sector: analyzing the pros and cons -- Index
Summary: This study on economic development is prerequisite to understand the nature and causes of poverty and backwardness in developing countries. The challenge of development economics lies in the formulation, of economic theory and in the application of policy to reach the goals of development. Though the struggle for economic development continues unabated by developing economies, prudent economic policies are urgently needed for the attainment of their developmental goals. The present volume highlights some important contemporary issues of development both theoretically and empirically. The broad issues covered in this volume include development theories, globalization, liberalization, industrial development, agricultural development, environmental economics and insurance sector development. The book will be of immense value to academicians, policy makers, researchers, social scientists and person interested in development economics.
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Includes bibliographical references and index

Preface -- List of contributors -- Introduction by editors -- Development economics -- Disquieting issues of development in developing countries: an analysis with reference to India -- Globalization and poverty: experience of the SAARC countries -- Liberalization and child labour: study of welfare in small open economy -- Liberalization competition and capacity utilization in Inidian iron and steel industry -- Environmental performance and its determinants: a study on pulp and paper industry in India -- Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY): who participates? -- National agricultural insurance scheme: a study of some selected districts of West Bengal -- Sources of output growth in West Bengal agriculture: a district level study -- Privatization of life insurance sector: analyzing the pros and cons -- Index

This study on economic development is prerequisite to understand the nature and causes of poverty and backwardness in developing countries. The challenge of development economics lies in the formulation, of economic theory and in the application of policy to reach the goals of development. Though the struggle for economic development continues unabated by developing economies, prudent economic policies are urgently needed for the attainment of their developmental goals. The present volume highlights some important contemporary issues of development both theoretically and empirically. The broad issues covered in this volume include development theories, globalization, liberalization, industrial development, agricultural development, environmental economics and insurance sector development. The book will be of immense value to academicians, policy makers, researchers, social scientists and person interested in development economics.

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