Economic and Social Policies to Sustain Equitable Development
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Policy Matters by Jose Antonio Ocampo
Book DescriptionPolicy Matters advances the analytical debate in elaborating relevant economic and social policies to achieve more sustainable and equitable development in our times. Early chapters underscore the importance of ensuring equity, not only as a desirable end in itself, but also to enhance economic growth and ensure social stability and political security. The following chapters suggest that the promises of trade and financial liberalization have not been realized. Trade liberalization may well have worsened unemployment as well as working conditions besides undermining existing productive capacities and reducing the 'policy space' for developing better and competitive new economic capacities. Meanwhile, financial liberalization does not seem to have contributed to economic growth while exacerbating economic volatility, instability and crises. The debates on 'scaling up' aid and aid-induced 'welfare colonialism' as well as appropriate monetary and exchange rate policies are engaged. The issue of poverty programme targeting efficiency and the social policy debate on universalism versus targeting conclude this rich and important volume.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781842778364
(216mm x 135mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Zed Books Ltd
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jose Antonio Ocampo
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A comprehensive overview of the key factors affecting the development of Latin American economies that examines long-term growth performance, macroeconomic issues, Latin American economies in the global context, technological and agricultural policies, and the evolution of labour markets, the education sector, and social security programmes.
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Author Biography - Jose Antonio Ocampo
Sarbuland Khan is Director of the Office for Economic and Social Council Support and Coordination in the Department of Economic and Social Affairs in the United Nations Secretariat. Jose Antonio Ocampo is Under-Secretary General for the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Jomo K.S is Assistant Secretary General for the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
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