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

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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
ISBN (Print)978-0230-33041-2
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - Sept 2010


  • Employment
  • Growth
  • Labour intensive industrialization


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