The Service Revolution
AbstractThe growth experience of India and other South Asian countries suggests that a âService Revolutionâârapid income growth, job creation, gender equality, and poverty reduction led by servicesâis now possible. What is a service revolution? Can services be as dynamic as manufacturing? Can latecomers to development take advantage of the globalization of services? Can services be a driver of sustained growth, job creation, and poverty reduction? What kind of policies and institutions do developing countries need to benefit from services-led growth?
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Date of creation: May 2010
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Urban Development - Urban Economics Housing and Human Habitats Poverty Reduction - Rural Poverty Reduction Poverty Reduction - Achieving Shared Growth Public Sector Corruption and Anticorruption Measures Communities and Human Settlements Public Sector Development;
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- J44 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Professional Labor Markets and Occupations
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"Sources of Growth in the Indian Economy,"
India Policy Forum,
Global Economy and Development Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 3(1), pages 1-69.
- Ghani, Ejaz & Kharas, Homi, 2010.
"The Service Revolution,"
World Bank - Economic Premise,
The World Bank, issue 14, pages 1-5, May.
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