Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Employment Guarantee Programme and Pro Poor Growth: The Study of a Villiage in Gujarat
Foyalty 117

Employment Guarantee Programme and Pro Poor Growth: The Study of a Villiage in Gujarat (Hardback)

£38.50
To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

This study argues that a well-designed wage-employment programme, with a guarantee component, can not only address the immediate problem of ensuring employment and wages to the poor at the bottom, but can also contribute towards promoting pro-poor economic growth. This study builds a village-level social accounting matrix (SAM) to estimate the employment, income and output multiplier impacts of NREGA (National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) works in a village in Gujarat. These multipliers tend to increase with time. NREGA works can also relieve women from the drudgery of unpaid work like collection of water, fuel, wood, fodder, material for shelter, craft etc., by strengthening local infrastructure. The reduction in unpaid work can promote gender equality as well as increase multiplier impacts through women's participation in NREGA. The study has identified an approach to maximise the values of the multipliers in the short and long runs. One needs to focus on the basic entitlements of NREGA that form the core of the act.

BusinessEconomicsDevelopment economicsBusinessEconomicsInternational economics Publisher: Academic Foundation Publication Date: 15/01/2011 ISBN-13: 9788171888481  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

Indira Hirway is the director and professor of economics at the Centre For Development Alternatives (CFDA), Ahmedabad, India. She studied for her Masters at the Delhi School of Economics, Delhi and for her PhD at the University of Bombay, Mumbai. She has pub-lished books and articles in several areas - poverty and human development, labour and employment, globalisation and development paradigms as well as environment and development and environment accounting. Subhrangsu Goswami is an environmental engineer and environmental planner. He has been actively involved in various research projects in the field of water, environment and development, at CFDA as well as at the School of Planning, CEPT, Ahmedabad. Currently, he is a doctoral scholar of Planning and Public Policy at CEPT University, Ahmedabad.||M.R. Saluja has a Masters degree in Mathematics from Delhi University and a Masters in Statistics from the Indian Statistical Institute. He has published widely in reputed journals, a number of them relating to database, input-output techniques, social accounting matrices (SAM), tourist satellite accounts and poverty.|Bhupesh Yadav completed a postgraduate diploma in Finance and Marketing from SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai. His areas of interest are construction of SAM, input-output tables for India and states and working with large data sets such as Census, NSS (National Sample Survey), and ASI (Annual survey of Industries)

More books by Indira Hirway

More books by M. R. Saluja

More books by Bhupesh Yadav

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Brazil Under Globalization: A Study ...
(Hardback)
Pedro Paulo Zahluth Bastos
 
 
£105.00
 
Global Women's Work: Perspectives on...
(Paperback)
Beth English; Mary E. Frederickson;...
 
 
£39.99
 
The Euro and the Battle of Ideas
(Paperback)
Markus K. Brunnermeier; Harold James;...
 
 
£20.00
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close