"Economic growth, development, and planning" is the study of Economic growth is measured in terms of increase in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) or Gross National Product (GNP). Economic development involves a change in social attitudes, cultural set-up and institutional framework along with the economic growth.
A few scholars of "Economic growth, development, and planning" include Jhingan , Friedmann.
Some subfields in "Economic growth, development, and planning" include Growth and development, Economic development goals, Economic development policies.
Some motivations are Economic development is the process in which a nation is being improved in the sector of the economic, political, and social well-being of its people. The term has been used frequently by economists, politicians, and others in the 20th and 21st centuries. The concept, however, has been in existence in the West for centuries. "Modernization, "westernization", and especially "industrialization".