Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 1996

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Analyzes recent economic and social developments in the region with particular emphasis on economic and social policy issues and broad development strategies. This publication is invaluable to every multinational corporation intending to expand their business in Asia or to invest in the region.



The role of public expenditure in the provision of social services

The experience and lessons of past development lar focus on economic growth does not bring about the desired societal transformation. There is a wide recognition in contemporary development literature that conscious policy actions for the provision of social services such as education, health, housing, water supply and sanitation to the citizenry as a whole are needed both to ensure the equitable distribution of the fruits of economic growth and as a prerequisite for sustained economic growth.


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