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The poor half billion in South Asia : what is holding back lagging regions? / edited by Ejaz Ghani.

Contributor(s): Ghani, Ejaz [Editor].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010Description: xviii, 342 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780198068846 (hbk.); 0198068840 (hbk.).Subject(s): Economic development -- India. -- South Asia. -- Poverty | South Asia -- Economic conditions -- Regional disparitiesDDC classification: 338.954
Contents:
The poor half billion in South Asia: an overview / Ejaz Ghani -- Development disparities and peculiarities / Ejan Ghani -- Are lagging regions catching up with leading regions? . Ejaz Ghani, Lakshmi Iyer, and Saurabh Mishra -- New economic geography and market access / Maarten Bosker and Harry Garretsen -- Do lagging regions benefit from trade? / Pravin Krishna, Devashish Mitra, and Asha Sundaram -- Is growth constrained by institutions? / Ana M. Fernandes, Maddalena Honorati, and Taye Mengistae -- Education policies and outcomes in lagging regions / Dhushyanth Raju -- Is decentralization helping the lagging regions? / Lakshmi Iyer, Ejaz Ghani, and Saurabh Mishra -- How important is migration / Çaǧlar Özden and Mirvat Sewadeh -- Stimulating agricultural growth / Ejaz Ghani and Surabhi Mittal.
Summary: This volume highlights the development challenges, successes, and failures of South Asia. The focus is on what is holding back growth and poverty reduction in certain regions, and what can be done about it.
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The poor half billion in South Asia: an overview / Ejaz Ghani -- Development disparities and peculiarities / Ejan Ghani -- Are lagging regions catching up with leading regions? . Ejaz Ghani, Lakshmi Iyer, and Saurabh Mishra -- New economic geography and market access / Maarten Bosker and Harry Garretsen -- Do lagging regions benefit from trade? / Pravin Krishna, Devashish Mitra, and Asha Sundaram -- Is growth constrained by institutions? / Ana M. Fernandes, Maddalena Honorati, and Taye Mengistae -- Education policies and outcomes in lagging regions / Dhushyanth Raju -- Is decentralization helping the lagging regions? / Lakshmi Iyer, Ejaz Ghani, and Saurabh Mishra -- How important is migration / Çaǧlar Özden and Mirvat Sewadeh -- Stimulating agricultural growth / Ejaz Ghani and Surabhi Mittal.

This volume highlights the development challenges, successes, and failures of South Asia. The focus is on what is holding back growth and poverty reduction in certain regions, and what can be done about it.

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