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Small works : poverty and economic development in southwestern China

Author: John A Donaldson
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2011.
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How can policymakers effectively reduce poverty? Most mainstream economists advocate promoting economic growth, on the grounds that it generally reduces poverty while bringing other economic benefits. However, this dominant hypothesis offers few alternatives for economies that are unable to grow, or in places where economic growth fails to reduce or actually exacerbates poverty. In Small Works, John A. Donaldson  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Donaldson, John A.
Small works.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010053587
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John A Donaldson
OCLC Number: 840863702
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 16 juil. 2012).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
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Contents: Guizhou and Yunnan in comparison --
Why do similar areas adopt different developmental strategies? --
Roads : building connections to markets --
Migration : go east, young man (and woman) --
Tourism : joyous village life --
Coal mining : black gold --
Conclusion : the micro-oriented state, development, and poverty.
Responsibility: John A. Donaldson.

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In Small Works, John A. Donaldson draws on his extensive fieldwork in two Chinese provinces-Yunnan and Guizhou-that are exceptions to the purported relationship between economic growth and poverty  Read more...

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