South Asian Economic Development: Transformation, Opportunities and Challenges

1st Edition

Moazzem Hossain, Iyanatul Islam, Reza Kibria

Published March 25, 1999
Textbook - 288 Pages
ISBN 9780415122887 - CAT# RU13523

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The notion that South Asian economies have tended to be less successful than those of East Asia is critically examined and the reasons why discussed. Countries covered include Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Key issues examined:
* agriculture and rural development
* labour market and human resource development
* trade and industry policies
* foreign investment and technological capabilities
* foreign aid and economic development
* financial development and economic performance
* poverty, inequality and economic development
* regional economic co-operation
* 'green' development.


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