ADB makes a case for "inclusive growth"

Income inequality needs to be tackled for Asia to realise its full potential, ADB assistant chief economist Juzhong Zhuang tells FinanceAsia.

While economic growth in developing Asia has been astonishing in recent years, it has been accompanied by growing income inequality. This is the starting point of a recent study by leading Asian Development Bank economists Juzhong Zhuang and Ifzal Ali.

Their observations and proposals are set out in a new book, Poverty, Inequality, and Inclusive Growth Measurement, Policy Issues, and Country Studies ADB and Anthem Press, which will be published on July 8.

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