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Description - Economics of Development by Syed Nawab Haider Naqvi

This new textbook discusses the elements of development and inclusive growth from a critical perspective and provides a fresh view of the dynamic relationship between development, growth, equity, and poverty. Economics of Development: Towards Inclusive Growth argues that rather than focusing on growth, income distribution and poverty reduction one at a time, the basic objective of development policies should be to achieve inclusive growth. It looks at the issues of development in comparative light, and investigates and analyses successful and unsuccessful policies followed by developing countries. This book is a result of decades of research and years of experience in policy formulation and implementation. To put forth the discourse on the development of developing countries, the author deals with the origin and progress of development revolution, the liberalist model and the human development approach to inclusive growth. Key Features: * Balanced blend of theory and practice of development economics * Text based on extensive review and re-interpretation of literature on development economics and policy from 1950s to present * Examples, cases and recent statistical data from developing countries around the world

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Book Details

ISBN: 9789351501831
ISBN-10: 9351501833
Format: Paperback
(241mm x 184mm x mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: SAGE India
Publisher: SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Jun-2015
Country of Publication: India

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Author Biography - Syed Nawab Haider Naqvi

Syed Nawab Haider Naqvi is at present HEC Distinguished National Professor and Director General at Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, Islamabad. He was awarded the Life-Time Academic Achievement Award in December 2009 in recognition of his long and distinguished academic career. He got his MA from Yale University (1961) and PhD from Princeton University (1966) and did his post-Doctoral work at Harvard University (1971). He has published a large number of articles, books, and monographs on diverse aspects of economics. Some of the prominent academic and policy-making positions he has held so far include: Visiting OECD Professor at Middle East Technical University (1972-1975); Professor of Economics at Quid-e-Azam University, Islamabad (1975-1980); Visiting Professor, Heidelberg University (1978) on leave from Quaid-e-Azam University; Director, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics for 18 years (1979-1995), Founder-President of the Society of Development Economists, Islamabad; and National Professor of Economics, Government of Pakistan (1996-2004). He was Chairman and member of the Board Management of the Asia-Pacific Development Center in Kuala Lumpur from 1982 to 1993. He was member and Chairman of the United Nation's Sub-Link Project for several years. He was Chairman of the Committee on Economic and Social Well-being for the Eighth Five Year Plan, constituted by the Government of Pakistan, 1992; and Chairman, Committee on Islamization, appointed by the Finance Minister, Government of Pakistan, 1980. Professor Naqvi was awarded the Sitara-e-Imtiaz in Economic Science in 1991 by the President of Pakistan, and given the ECO award for doing distinguished work in economics in 1992 at the Istanbul Summit Meeting of the Heads of State.

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