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World development report 1980 (English)

This third World Development Report is published at a time of difficulty and uncertainty for the world economy, particularly for the developing coutnries. Developing countries start the decade facing two major challenges: to continue the social and economic progress of the past 30 years in an international climate that looks less helpful; and to tackle the plight of the 800 million people living in absolute poverty, who have benefitted too little from past progress. This report examines some of the difficulties and prospects in both areas. One of its central themes is the importance of people in development. The first part of the report addresses the expected sluggish world economic growth as oil-importing countries reduce their current account deficits and adapt to higher energy costs. Domestic policies of developing countries will be crucial, and the fate of poor people in these countries will be decided largely by domestic opportunities and policies. The second part of the report describes the role of human development programs (in education, health, nutrition, and fertility reduction) and their related effects on productivity and population growth.

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  • Author

    World Bank

  • Document Date

    1980/08/01

  • Document Type

    World Development Report

  • Report Number

    10880

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    2

  • Country

    World,

  • Region

    The World Region,

  • Disclosure Date

    2013/02/26

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    World development report 1980

  • Keywords

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World development report 1980 (English). World Development Report,World Development Indicators Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/430051469672162445/World-development-report-1980