South Asian Economic Development: Transformation, Opportunities and Challenges, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

South Asian Economic Development

Transformation, Opportunities and Challenges, 1st Edition

By Moazzem Hossain, Iyanatul Islam, Reza Kibria

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288 pages

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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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'This valuable volume will be an essential reference tool for years to come.' - Contemporary South Asia

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General