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Measuring and monitoring inclusive growth in developing and advanced economies: multiple definitions, open questions and some constructive proposals

Stephan Klasen

in Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Inclusive growth has been proposed as another approach to ensuring that economic growth promotes well-being for all. At the same time, the precise definition of inclusive growth, its relation to ... More


Social investment, inclusive growth that is sustainable and the new global social policy

Christopher Deeming and Paul Smyth

in Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The chapter will examine the strengths and weaknesses of the social investment approach before looking at how it can be enhanced by the inclusive growth framework which has been the subject of a ... More


Growth, Development, and Diversity: India's Record since Liberalization

K. Pushpangadan and V.N. Balasubramanyam (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077992
eISBN:
9780199081608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077992.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Most states in India have experienced relatively high growth rates since the introduction of extensive economic liberalization measures. But there does not seem to be a recognizable correlation ... More


Conclusion: towards a new global social policy framework?

Paul Smyth and Christopher Deeming

in Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

What have learned? Are we talking about a coherent shift in social policy perspective? What have we learned about the challenges ahead for strengthening welfare systems, and for economic and ... More


The Global Financial Crisis and Asia: Implications and Challenges

Masahiro Kawai, Mario B. Lamberte, and Yung Chul Park (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660957
eISBN:
9780191748981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660957.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This book aims to analyse the impact of the global financial crisis of 2007–09 on Asian economies, to assess the policy responses to the crisis in terms of their effectiveness and sustainability, and ... More


Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Christopher Deeming and Paul Smyth (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book is concerned with ‘Social Investment’, in terms of a supply-side strategy complementing the demand-side emphasis of ‘Inclusive Growth’. Our aim is to show the logic of integrating and ... More


Making growth inclusive: perspectives on the role of social policy in developing economies

Sarah Cook

in Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Remaking the relationship between paid work and welfare looms as the central challenge for an inclusive growth regime. Neoliberal economic policies created a legacy of high unemployment and precarity ... More


Beyond Minimalism of Growth with Safety Net: Is Development ‘Inclusive’ in Bangladesh?

Binayak Sen

in Democracy, Sustainable Development, and Peace: New Perspectives on South Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198092346
eISBN:
9780199082834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092346.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter defines inclusiveness as transforming the relative position of the poor from principal to agent. It argues that Bangladesh has achieved considerable economic and social gains since the ... More


Democracy, Sustainable Development, and Peace: New Perspectives on South Asia

Akmal Hussain and Muchkund Dubey (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198092346
eISBN:
9780199082834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092346.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The book examines in the context of South Asia, four interrelated dimensions that constitute the central policy challenges of our time: consolidating democracy, violent extremism, mass poverty, and ... More


Limits to Growth revisited

Tim Jackson and Robin Webster

in Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Macro-economic policy should be evaluated and devised according to sustainability criteria alongside economic and social criteria. Economic goals, whether growth of GDP, productivity or ... More


Inclusive Growth in Sri Lanka

Saman Kelegama

in Democracy, Sustainable Development, and Peace: New Perspectives on South Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198092346
eISBN:
9780199082834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092346.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter identifies the principal elements of an effective inclusive growth strategy in Sri Lanka. It observes that while successive governments have undertaken policies for inclusive growth, ... More


Introduction and overview

Christopher Deeming and Paul Smyth

in Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Neoliberalism, based on laissez-faire market ideas, had reached its social policy limits long before the financial crises of 2008. The ‘new social risks’ faced by citizens in post-industrial society ... More


Strengthening Democracy through Inclusive Growth*

Akmal Hussain

in Democracy, Sustainable Development, and Peace: New Perspectives on South Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198092346
eISBN:
9780199082834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092346.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter postulates that sustained economic growth in Pakistan requires a change in the institutional structure whereby the middle classes and the poor can participate as subjects of the growth ... More


The challenges of inclusive growth for the developmental welfare state

Huck-ju Kwon

in Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

One of the biggest challenges for developing a new more productivist social policy approach has been the apparent absence of a new, post-neoliberal, economic model even after the global financial ... More


Social politics puzzling: governance for inclusive growth and social investment

Jane Jenson

in Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Analysts of social policy often pay more attention to the content of social policy than to its governance. It is important to assess both. Policy communities currently link the concepts of social ... More


Social protection, social investment and inclusive development

James Midgley

in Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter shows how we can avoid the unwanted polarisation between ‘investment’ and ‘protection’. While certain trends in postwar social policy may have encouraged that bifurcation from economic ... More


Working with the Grain: Integrating Governance and Growth in Development Strategies

Brian Levy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199363803
eISBN:
9780199363834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363803.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book builds on cutting-edge scholarship and the author’s quarter-century of practical experience to lay out an innovative “with-the-grain” approach to governance reform and development ... More


Education and skills for inclusive growth

Marius R. Busemeyer

in Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

High investment in human capital is the signature of the social investment approach embracing both education and skills. This chapter expands the conventional perspective taken up in the social ... More


Inclusive growth and social investments over the life course

Jon Kvist

in Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Globally, policymakers are promoted social investments as a reform strategy to increase individuals’ capacities and national economic growth. This chapter establishes a framework consisting of ... More


Introduction

Paul Shaffer, Ravi Kanbur, and Richard Sandbrook

in Immiserizing Growth: When Growth Fails the Poor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198832317
eISBN:
9780191870965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832317.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides context for the volume chapters. It addresses definitional and conceptual matters concerning growth, poverty, and the time frame and level of analysis. The distinction between ... More


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