publication . Master thesis . 2017

Why higher economic growth cannot always enhance human development

Ahmed, Md Montasir;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
This paper studies why higher economic growth cannot always enhance human development. In general, these two dimensions have a strong and positive relationship, but some countries appear unable to balance this relationship. As a consequence, there are some countries with high economic growth but sluggish human development progress. This paper studies how other factors besides GDP – women labor force participation, urbanization, and inequality - are correlated to human development. I construct a cross-country panel data from 1990 to 2015 to empirically test the correlations. Using both modeling and experiments as a basis, the main result of this analysis shows th...
free text keywords: Economics growth, Industrialization, Human development index, Labor force- female participation and Gini-coefficient., EG-lopsided
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