Growth and Development: Critique of a Credo
Article first published online: 5 SEP 2008
© 2008 The Population Council, Inc.
Population and Development Review
Volume 34, Issue 3, pages 511–518, September 2008
How to Cite
Daly, H. E. (2008), Growth and Development: Critique of a Credo. Population and Development Review, 34: 511–518. doi: 10.1111/j.1728-4457.2008.00234.x
- Issue published online: 5 SEP 2008
- Article first published online: 5 SEP 2008
With so much academic prestige and business and government experience represented on the Commission that produced the World Bank's Growth Report, issued in 2008, the reader comes to it with hopeful expectations. Unfortunately the Report is largely an apologia for globalization, the World Bank, and GDP idolatry. The Report's major failures and fallacies are identified and examined.