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Successful Transition towards a Virtuous Cycle of Human Development and Economic Growth: Country Studies

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  • Gustav Ranis

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    (Economic Growth Center, Yale University)

  • Frances Stewart

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    (Oxford University)

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This paper explores the two-way links between Economic Growth and Human Development by examining the performance of some countries which have been successful in both dimensions and a few which have not. The specific aim is to examine the historical experience of six countries in order to determine how a system can move to a situation in which improvements in Human Development accompany and support higher rates of growth which, in turn, contribute to further improvements in Human Development as the basic societal objective.

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Paper provided by Economic Growth Center, Yale University in its series Working Papers with number 943.

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Length: 32 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2006
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Handle: RePEc:egc:wpaper:943

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Keywords: Economic Growth; Human Development; Comparative Country Studies;

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  1. Anne O. Krueger, 1974. "Foreign Trade Regimes and Economic Development: Turkey," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number krue74-1, October.
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