Author: Jean Dreze
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0-19-564459-X
This book argues that an indispensable part of strong economic growth, the human capital dimension, is missing from the economic discourse in this country... in the absence of human development, the success of the reform program in raising the GDP growth rate will be short lived.
What makes this volume different is the focus on the regional diversity within India . . Presenting detailed studies on which generalizations are based. THE ECONOMIC TIMES
The framework of analysis that Dreze and Sen have set up appears to be just right in the present state of the Indian economy. The book makes some startling points. THE TELEGRAPH
A useful handbook for researchers, development administrators and NGOs. . The lucidity in writing makes it easily accessible to the layman. THE BUSINESS STANDARD
This book is food for thought for anyone interested in this country, its people, or its economy. OUTLOOK