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Distribution and Development: A New Look at the Developing World #2020

Distribution and Development A New Look at the Developing World Most of the world s people live in developing economies as do most of the world s poor The predominant means of economic development is economic growth In this book Gary Fields asks to what extent an

  • Title: Distribution and Development: A New Look at the Developing World
  • Author: Gary S. Fields
  • ISBN: 9780262561532
  • Page: 298
  • Format: Paperback
  • Distribution and Development: A New Look at the Developing World By Gary S. Fields, Most of the world s people live in developing economies, as do most of the world s poor The predominant means of economic development is economic growth In this book Gary Fields asks to what extent and in what circumstances economic growth improves the material standard of living of a country s people Most development economists agree that economic growth raises the iMost of the world s people live in developing economies, as do most of the world s poor The predominant means of economic development is economic growth In this book Gary Fields asks to what extent and in what circumstances economic growth improves the material standard of living of a country s people Most development economists agree that economic growth raises the incomes of people in all parts of the income distribution and lowers the poverty rate At the same time, some groups lose out because of changes accompanying economic growth Fields examines these beliefs, asking what variables should be measured to determine whether progress is being made and what policies and circumstances cause some countries to do better than others He also shows how the same data can be interpreted to reach different, even conflicting, conclusions Using both theoretical and empirical approaches, Fields defines and examines inequality, poverty, income mobility, and economic well being Finally, he considers various policies for broad based growth.Copublished with the Russell Sage Foundation.

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    1. the proof of the pudding is in the eating empirical evidence on demographic transition, relative convergence among others

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