One of the serious misconceptions of our times is the belief that economic development leads to an automatic reduction in poverty and inequality. The empirical facts of many developing countries show that such a belief does not square with the facts. Poverty in both absolute and relative terms is one of the most serious inter-temporal issues in the present century. Poverty and income-inequalities have many deleterious effects on human development that emphasises individual capability expansion, economic freedom, opportunity ...

Existing But Not Living 2010, Wisdom House, Leeds

ISBN-13: 9781842900413

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