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Interrogating Inclusive Growth
Poverty and Inequality in India

ISBN 9780367176860
Published April 25, 2019 by Routledge India
332 Pages

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Book Description

The high growth performance of the Indian economy since the launch of economic reforms in the early 1990s has been much lauded. But how much of this growth has made its way to the poor? In a radical assessment ofinclusive growth this book probes the impact of neo-liberal policies on employment, poverty and inequality. It critiques the claim tha

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction 2. India‘s Common People: Who are They, How Many are They and How do They Live? 3. More on India‘s Common People: A Regional Profile 4. Growth sans Employment: A Quarter Century of Jobless Growth in India‘s Organised Manufacturing 5. Dualism, Informality and Social Inequality 6. The Long Road to Social Security 7. How Inclusive is Inclusive Growth in India? 8. Low Participation and High Informalisation: Is this a Virtuous Circle in the Growth Employment Interaction? Notes. Appendix. Bibliography

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