The June issue of IMF's Finance and Development magazine is out. Focus is on Asia.
In Asia's Winds of Change, David Burton, Wanda Tseng, and Kenneth Kang analyze Asia's growth over the last 50 years, the crisis in the late 1990s and the new challenges of globalization.
This is their take on Growth and Poverty in Asia.
From Raj Nallari and Breda Griffith's lecture notes. This and upcoming Fridays we will analyze the interrelationships between economic growth, poverty and inequality. In recent years there has been a lot of discussion on pro-poor growth, which is essentially an attempt to examine the degree to which economic growth benefits the poor. This topic will also be examined.
Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction
The Social Policy and Development Center (SPDC) in Karachi released recently its Annual Review of Social Development in Pakistan, this year focused of Trade Liberalization and its impact on Growth and Poverty in that country.
The World Bank's Africa Capacity Development Task Force has produced the report "Building Effective States, Forging Engaged Societies".
As every Friday we are posting a lecture note prepared by Raj Nallari and Breda Griffith. This week we finish our review of the National Income Accounts.
From the lecture notes prepared by Raj Nallari and Breda Griffith, this Friday we review the Balance of Payments.
World Development Indicators (WDI) publication is the World Bank's annual compilation of data about development. The newly-released 2006 edition includes more than 900 indicators in over 80 tables organized in 6 sections: World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links.