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Title Immiserizing growth : when growth fails the poor / edited by Paul Shaffer, Ravi Kanbur, and Richard Sandbrook
Edition First edition
Published Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents Part I : Introduction and overview -- Part II : Political economy and politics -- Part III : Case studies
Summary Immiserizing growth occurs when economic growth fails to benefit, or even harms, the poor. This first book-length examination of this phemonenon combines discussion of the mechanisms of immiserizing growth with empirical data on trends in growth, poverty, and related welfare indicators
Notes Print version record
Subject Economic development
Economics -- Political aspects
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- General.
Economic development.
Economics -- Political aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Kanbur, S. M. Ravi, 1954- editor
Sandbrook, Richard, editor
Shaffer, Paul, editor
ISBN 019187096X (electronic bk.)
0192568337 (electronic bk.)
9780191870965 (electronic bk.)
9780192568335 (electronic bk.)