Capacity Building in Economic Education And Research: by François Bourguignon, Boris Pleskovic, Yehuda Elkana

By François Bourguignon, Boris Pleskovic, Yehuda Elkana

This ebook provides papers from the convention on ''Scaling up the luck of means construction in fiscal schooling and Research,'' which came about in Budapest on the primary eu college campus. It comprises contributions from key researchers, lecturers and coverage makers from Europe, the USA, and constructing nations that determine and brainstorm on capability development demanding situations.

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34 Economic Growth, Economic Performance and Welfare in South Asia Clearly India's labour force is undergoing rapid structural transformation: the proportion of the working population is rising; the labour force is less nutritionally deprived and increasingly literate. These changes imply substantial quality improvements in the Indian labour force. Economic theory and international experience leads us to believe that this will lead to sharp rises in labour productivity and an upward shift in the trend long run rate of growth of the Indian economy.

The Ninth Plan (1997-2002) expected an additional 53 millions to join the labour force on the 'usual status' concept basis. It assumed a GDP growth rate of an average of 7 per cent during the Plan period. This, together with greater emphasis on agriculture, was expected to help· create 54 million work opportunities over the period. 63 million. Thus the Plan emphasized the view that a GDP growth rate of about 7 per cent would be required to absorb the new additions to the labour force. If the economy could grow at around 8 per cent per annum during the Plan period, the incidence of open unemployment could be brought down by two million persons, thus attaining near full employment by the end of the Plan period, according to the Plan.

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