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The European Journal of Development Research, review on the UNRISD Poverty series volume "Growth, Inequality and Social Development in India: Is Inclusive Growth Possible?", edited by R. Nagaraj

18 Apr 2013

India is an ‘immature’ market economy representing social contradictions. On the one hand, it has an increasing number of citizens representing in the Forbes list of rich men in the World, on the other, malnourishment is one of the socio-economic realities. In the light of this, the volume under review raises the pertinent questions on the relationship between economic growth, policy regimes, poverty reduction and social development in India. This is a relevant academic effort at a time of socio-economic uncertainties at present.

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