World Development Report, 1980

Book : World Development Report, 1980

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Other

Publishing Location : Washington, USA

ISSN : 0163-5085

Published Date : Ağustos 1980

Publisher : World Bank

Document Type : Report

Book No : 7860

INDEX

Contents

1 Introduction 1
Part I Adjustment and growth in the 19805s 3

2 The outlook for developing countries 3
Adjustment and recovery 3
Factors affecting growth 6
Regional growth in the 1980s 11

3 International problems and policies 14
Energy 14
Trade 18
Capital flows 25
Part II Poverty and human development 32

4 Poverty, growth and human development 33
Dimensions of poverty 33
Three decades of poverty reduction 35
Poverty and growth 35
Sources of growth 36
Raising the incomes of the poor 40

5 Human development issues and policies 46
Education 46
Health 53
Nutrition 59
Fertility 64
The seamless web 68

6 Implementing human development programs: some practical lessons 71
Political support 71
Easing the financial constraint 72
Developing administrative strengths 75
Ensuring that services are used 78
International assistance 80
The importance of persistence 81

7 Priorities and progress in regional perspective 83
Issues for planners 83
Sub-Saharan Africa 85
South Asia 88
Middle-income regions 90
Lessons for planning 94

8 Summary and conclusions 95
Statistical appendix to Part I 99 i i
Bibliographical note i 102
Annex World Development Indicators 105