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Economics in action : an easy guide for development practitioners

Author: V Santhakumar
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Economics in Action summarizes the insights of economics (microeconomics, development economics, and institutional economics) for development practitioners who work in governmental and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: V Santhakumar
ISBN: 9788132111245 8132111249
OCLC Number: 852681976
Description: xix, 351 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword - Anurag Behar Preface I: INTRODUCTION Why Should Development Practitioners Study Economics? What Is Economics? II: ANALYTICAL BOX OF ECONOMICS Rational Choice Analysis of Individuals and Firms Analysis of Markets Situations Where Market Is Inadequate Analysis of Strategies in Relationships A Brief Understanding of Macro-Economic Environment III: DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH Human Development Economics of Growth: Part I Economics of Growth: Part II Economics of Underdevelopment: Part I Economics of Underdevelopment: Part II IV: ISSUES OF DISTRIBUTION AND SUSTAINABILITY The Poor and Poverty Inequality An Economic Understanding of Social and Gender Discrimination Economics of Environmental Impact V: BEYOND INDIVIDUALS AND HOUSEHOLDS The Role of Government Government Failure and Non-Government Actions Institutions and Development Political Economy and Development VI: ENABLING DEVELOPMENT PRACTICE Using Economics for Development Interventions Using Economics for Analysing and Designing Organizations and Rules Appendix Bibliography Index
Responsibility: V. Santhakumar.


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