Fighting Poverty

Fighting Poverty : The Development-employment Link

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While it has become abundantly clear that neither overall economic growth nor targeted microlevel interventions inevitably reduce poverty in developing countries, much of the development literature continues to focus on these two approaches. Exploring a third, and more promising, avenue, Fighting Poverty offers a systematic analysis of the link between employment and pro-poor economic growth. The authors provide both conceptual frameworks and rich empirical evidence to demonstrate precisely how employment can serve to link growth with poverty reduction. They include in-depth case studies of Bangladesh, Bolivia, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Uganda, and more

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  • Hardback | 550 pages
  • 152 x 232 x 32mm | 898.13g
  • Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
  • Boulder, CO, United States
  • English
  • 1588263967
  • 9781588263964

About Rizwanul Islam

Rizwanul Islam is director of the Employment Strategy Department of the International Labour more