Why human development should precede economic growth in the States

Santosh Mehrotra, Jajati Keshari Parida

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This paper presents a conceptual model of the relationship between human development and growth and between them and poverty. It then empirically tests the model. It is argued that to sustain economic growth, improvement in human development and income poverty reduction should be given the topmost priority in Indian states.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)54-61
Number of pages8
JournalEconomic and Political Weekly
Issue number38
Publication statusPublished - 18 Sept 2021
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • Political Science and International Relations


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