This volume focuses on the dimensions and determinants of poverty in Asia. Contributions from Jean Dreze and Amartya Sen and others cover issues such as democratic practice and social inequality in India, Thailand, the Philippines, Pakistan, and Vietnam. The books also examines democratic decentralization, institutional constraints, land reform, the role of politics and economic growth in poverty reduction, and the importance of beneficiary participation in public safety net programs.
Anil B. Deolalikar, Jean Dreze, Amartya Sen, Raghav Gaiha. Vani Kulkarni, Vinay Gidwani, Peter G. Warr, Medhi Krongkaew, Arsenio M. Balisacan, Ernesto M. Pernia, Bob Baulch, Neil Mcculloch, Saurabh Sinha, Michael Lipton, Shahin Yaqub