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1st Edition

Development and Deprivation in the Indian Sub-continent

ISBN 9780367354879
Published June 25, 2019 by Routledge
476 Pages

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Book Description

The volume covers issues related to poverty, inequality, inclusiveness development, role of institutions, and socio-political perspectives on development in India with a special focus on North-East India.

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Table of Contents

1. Poverty, Development and Financial Inclusion 2. Poverty and Inequality 3. Entrepreneurship Development and Deprivation 4. Socio-Political Issues on Development and Inequality

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Utpal Kumar De is Professor of Economics and also the Head of Department of Economics at the North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India.

Manoranjan Pal is Professor in Economic Research Unit (ERU) at Indian Statistical Institute (ISI).


The book presents selected studies on inclusive economic growth, looking at recent trends of income and non-income inequality and poverty in the region. This book is a thoughtful, scholarly consideration of how to make economic growth work for the benefit of a large populace. It offers important insights into how these challenges can be met, making this a valuable guide for researchers and practitioners alike.

"Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through faculty; professionals." - CHOICE