Good and bad growth: The human development reports

Good and bad growth: The human development reports The 1996 Human Development Report (UNDP, 1996) is about economic growth and human development. In keeping with past reports in the series, it emphasizes the diversity of country performance in improving “human development indicators” at given rates of growth. This article reviews what the Human Development Reports have said on this topic, looking at how well the main messages have been supported by data and analysis, and how compelling they are as a basis for public action. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png World Development Elsevier

Good and bad growth: The human development reports

World Development, Volume 25 (5) – May 1, 1997

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Publisher
Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 1997 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
0305-750X
eISSN
1873-5991
D.O.I.
10.1016/S0305-750X(96)00141-6
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Abstract

The 1996 Human Development Report (UNDP, 1996) is about economic growth and human development. In keeping with past reports in the series, it emphasizes the diversity of country performance in improving “human development indicators” at given rates of growth. This article reviews what the Human Development Reports have said on this topic, looking at how well the main messages have been supported by data and analysis, and how compelling they are as a basis for public action.

Journal

World DevelopmentElsevier

Published: May 1, 1997

References

  • Human development in poor countries: On the role of private incomes and public services
    Anand, S.; Ravallion, M.
  • Decomposing social indicators using distributional data
    Bidani, B.; Ravallion, M.

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