Economic Alternatives for Growth, Employment and Poverty Reduction: Progressive Policy Recommendations for Developing Countries by T. MckinleyEconomic Alternatives for Growth, Employment and Poverty Reduction: Progressive Policy Recommendations for Developing Countries by T. Mckinley

Economic Alternatives for Growth, Employment and Poverty Reduction: Progressive Policy…

EditorT. Mckinley, John Weeks

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This book is a collection of working papers, policy briefs and training modules, published by the International Poverty Centre in Brazil, which provides a comprehensives set of recommendations for alternative economic policies that can generate growth, employment and poverty reduction in developing countries.

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TERRY MCKINLEY is Director of the Centre for Development Policy and Research, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK. Before joining CDPR, Professor McKinley was Director of the International Poverty Centre, UNDP, Brazil and UNDP Advisor on Economic Policies and Poverty Reduction.   JOHN WEEKS Professor Emeri...
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Title:Economic Alternatives for Growth, Employment and Poverty Reduction: Progressive Policy…Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:September 29, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction--T.McKinley &--J.Weeks
PART I: ALTERNATIVE MACROECONOMIC POLICIES
The Macroeconomic Implications of MDG-Based Strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa--J.Weeks &--T.McKinley
Pro-Growth Alternatives for Monetary and Financial Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa--R.Pollin, G.Epstein & J.Heintz
Training Modules on 'Economic Policies, MDGs and Poverty'
Fiscal Policy--J.Weeks &--S.Patel
Monetary Policy--A.Saad Filho
Financial Policy--G.Epstein &--I.Grabel
PART II: ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF SCALING UP ODA:
The Macroeconomic Debate on Scaling up HIV/AIDS Financing--T.McKinley &--D.Hailu
Why Is the Dutch Disease Always a Disease? The Macroeconomic Consequences of Scaling up ODA--T.McKinley
Managing the Exchange-Rate Consequences of an MDG-Related Scale-up in HIV/AIDS Financing; J.Serieux
The Impact of Foreign Aid on Government Spending, Revenue and Domestic Borrowing in Ethiopia--P.M.G.Martins
PART III: PUBLIC FINANCE AND DEBT RELIEF
Gearing Public Finance to Growth, Employment and Poverty Reduction in Moldova--T.McKinley
Does Debt Relief Increase Fiscal Space in Zambia? The MDG Implications--J.Weeks & T.McKinley
Moldovas Middle-Income Mistaken Identity: The Severe Income and Human Development Costs--J.Weeks
The Reduction of Fiscal Space in Zambia utch Disease and Tight-Money Conditionalities--J.Weeks
PART IV: ALTERNATIVE STRUCTURAL REFORMS
Privatising Basic Utilities in Sub-Saharan Africa: the MDG Impact--K.Bayliss &--T.McKinley
Monetary Policy and Financial Sector Reform for Employment Creation and Poverty Reduction in Ghana--G.Epstein &--J.Heintz
PART V: POLICIES FOR TRANSFORMING GROWTH INTO EMPLOYMENT GENERATION
An Employment-Targeted Economic Programme for South Africa--R.Pollin, G.Epstein &--L.Ndikumana
A Proposed Strategy for Growth, Employment and Poverty Reduction in Uzbekistan--T.McKinley &--J.Weeks
Expanding Decent Employment in Kenya: The Role of Monetary Policy, Inflation Control and the Exchange Rate--R.Pollin &--J.Heintz
The Employment Impact of an MDG-Based Development Strategy for Yemen--T.McKinley 
PART VI: A POLICY AGENDA FOR ADDRESSING GLOBAL IMBALANCES
The Monopoly of Global Capital Flows: Who Needs Structural Adjustment Now?--T.McKinley
Addressing Global Imbalances: A Development-Oriented Policy Agenda; A.Izurieta &--T.McKinley