New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2014
Seller ID: 700839
This book covers a wide range of issues related to poverty and inequality in the context of development planning in India. It presents an account of the planning and development strategy at the backdrop of the measures to effect poverty reduction. It describes India's planning process and analyses the mathematical models of growth and investment, which are at the back of Plan formulation, and provides an account of the measures of poverty reduction. The centrality of this analysis is the transition from growth measures pursued until the 1970s, to a mix of growth and redistribution since the 19... View More...
New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2004
Seller ID: 701201
This book studies the nature and depth of stagnation of the Chinese economy under central planning, which compelled them to embrace market mechanism. Putting together pieces of information from original Chinese sources, it summarizes the growth and development strategy in the central plan era (1952-78). It illustrates how the policies in agriculture and rural development retarded economic growth and adversely affected the levels of living and quality of life. Measuring incidence of poverty and inequality in the class distribution of income and consumption, the book reveals startling facts abou... View More...
New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2002
Seller ID: 701318
This book is the result of detailed research on the theoretical and empirical aspects of the various facets of poverty in India. It contains certain hitherto unexplored areas in the measurement of poverty and presents solid facts about poverty and deprivation, which can add real substance to the on-going poverty debate. It traces the inter-temporal movement of poverty indices during the fifty years of planned development and breaks several grounds such as poverty at sub-state level, poverty by occupation and socio-economic groups, by household size, land possession and gender and religion of t... View More...