Indian Development: Selected Regional Perspectives

Indian Development: Selected Regional Perspectives

by Sen Dreze, Amartya Sen
     
 

India is a country of extreme economic and social diversity, and the performances of Indian states in eliminating basic deprivations are remarkably disparate. This book, a companion volume to Dréze's and Sen's India: Economic Development and Social Opportunity (OUP 1996), draws lessons from this diversity through three case studies (of Uttar Pradesh,

Overview

India is a country of extreme economic and social diversity, and the performances of Indian states in eliminating basic deprivations are remarkably disparate. This book, a companion volume to Dréze's and Sen's India: Economic Development and Social Opportunity (OUP 1996), draws lessons from this diversity through three case studies (of Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, and Kerala) and two national overviews that look at socio-economic policy and demographic indicators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198292043
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/28/1997
Series:
UNU/WIDER Studies in Development Economics Series
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.30(d)
Lexile:
1670L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Sen is Lamont University Professor, and Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University. He is a former Drummond Professor of Political Economy at Oxford University, and a former Delegate to the Press. He is President of the American Economic Association, and a past president of both the Econometric Society and the International Economic Association. In 1990 he was awarded the Giovanni Agnelli Prize for the promotion of the understanding of ethical issues in modern society.

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