Economic Growth and Poverty

The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics series

Edited by Nanak Kakwani, Former Professor and Head of the Department of Economics, University of New South Wales, Australia, Hyun Hwa Son, Principle Evaluation Specialist, Independent Evaluation Development, Asian Development Bank, Philippines

This single-volume compilation offers an insight to some of the most important questions economists and policymakers have been grappling over. A substantial amount of research has been carried out using cross-country regression models, resulting in a better and improved understanding of the linkage between economic growth and poverty reduction. The literature on cross-country regressions, however, has led to conflicting conclusions. Based on a selection of influential papers, and prefaced by a critical review of the literature, this collection covers an array of relevant topics and thought-provoking material. Scholars who envision a world free of extreme poverty will find this volume particularly valuable.

2018 896 pp Hardback 978 1 78643 934 5 £315.00 £283.50 $500.00 $450.00

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