Economics of Human Resource Development : A Perspective Analysis

D.L. Narayana and Boppana Nagarjuna, Serials Pub, 2005, xxxv, 413 p, ISBN : 8186771778, $65.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Economics of Human Resource Development : A Perspective Analysis/D.L. Narayana and Boppana Nagarjuna

Contents: Preface. Introduction. 1. Theories of human productivity in economic development. 2. Human development for economic growth and welfare state. 3. Population growth and economic growth. 4. The population dimensions and dynamics. 5. Rural-urban migration: exodus to cities. 6. Girl child in the Third World. 7. Agricultural fundamentalism. 8. Agricultural take-off and economic development. 9. Migration of farmer and distribution of population. 10. Manpower problems of industrialization in developing countries. 11. Organization of industrial employment. 12. Human resources and productivity. 13. Management of manpower - motivation and human resource development. 14. Socio-economic trends of India. 15. Education and national development in India. 16. The intellectual tide of Nobel Laureates. 17. Emerging India : challenges and opportunities. Appendix. Annexures. Index.

From the preface: "This book tries to give a comprehensive analysis about the human development from the economic, sociological and Indian point of view. In the context of emerging India and the country is facing in relation to the Human Development; the present book provides some practical suggestions.

Further this book tries to trace to the relationship between Human Resources Development and economic development analytically. Beginning with human capital and its relevance to economic development, an attempt is made to measure human capital.

The book primarily dealt with issues like theories of human productivity, human developments vs. economic growth and welfare, population growth vs. economic growth, population explosion and its dimensions. Migration particularly rural and urban migration, girl child problem, agriculture and human development, industrialisation and human resources relationship are also debated. Education and its role in human development are given prime importance in analyzing problems like employment issues.

This book will meet the long felt need for an economic analysis of human resources development. It is hoped that this book would be useful to researcher and also to the young scholars of social sciences in general and student of economic in particular."

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