Accounting for Employment Outcome of Growth: A Methodology and its Application

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Abstract

This paper examines the conceptual linkages among output growth, employment growth and poverty, proposes a methodology for decomposing employment growth into output effect and intensity effect, and demonstrates the usefulness of the decomposition analysis by applying it to the recent experience of manufacturing employment in some major Asian countries.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDevelopment, Equity and Poverty: Essays in Honour of Azizur Rahman Khan
EditorsLopamudra Banarjee, Anirban Dasgupta, Rizwanul Islam
Place of PublicationDelhi
PublisherMacmillan Publishers
Pages288-323
ISBN (Print)978-0230-33041-2
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2010

Keywords

  • Employment
  • Growth
  • Labour intensive industrialization

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    Osmani, S. R. (2010). Accounting for Employment Outcome of Growth: A Methodology and its Application. In L. Banarjee, A. Dasgupta, & R. Islam (Eds.), Development, Equity and Poverty: Essays in Honour of Azizur Rahman Khan (pp. 288-323). Macmillan Publishers. http://uir.ulster.ac.uk/15877/2/indexcodes.txt