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Economic development

Author: Michael P Todaro
Publisher: London : Longman, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Fully revised and updated, this sixth edition focuses on real world development problems, including poverty, inequality, unemployment, population growth, environmental decay and rural stagnation,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael P Todaro
ISBN: 0201421879 9780201421873 0582302579 9780582302570
OCLC Number: 35831050
Notes: Previous edition: 1994.
Includes index.
Description: xli, 738 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: I. PRINCIPLES AND CONCEPTS. 1. Economics, Institutions, and Development: A Global Perspective. 2. Diverse Structures and Common Characteristics of Developing Nations. 3. Theories of Development: A Comparative Analysis. 4. Historic Growth and Contemporary Development: Lessons and Controversies. II. PROBLEMS AND POLICIES: DOMESTIC. 5. Growth, Poverty, and Income Distribution. 6. Population Growth and Economic Development: Causes, Consequences, and Controversies. 7. Unemployment: Issues, Dimensions, and Analyses. 8. Urbanization and Rural-Urban Migration: Theory and Policy. 9. Agricultural Transformation and Rural Development. 10. The Environment and Development. 11. Education and Development. III. PROBLEMS AND POLICIES: INTERNATIONAL. 12. Trade Theory and Development Experience. 13. The Trade Policy Debate: Export Promotion, Import Substitution, and Economic Integration. 14. Balance of Payments, Third World Debt, and the Macroeconomic Stabilization Controversy. 15. Foreign Finance, Investment, and Aid: Controversies and Opportunities. IV. POSSIBILITIES AND PROSPECTS. 16. Planning, Markets, and the Role of the State. 17. Financial Reform and Fiscal Policy. 18. Critical Issues for the Twenty-first Century: Globalization, the Environment, Economic Transition, Africa, and International Economic Reform.
Responsibility: Michael P. Todaro.

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