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Economics of development

Author: Dwight H Perkins; Steven C Radelet; David L Lindauer
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Perkins, Dwight H. (Dwight Heald), 1934-
Economics of development.
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2006
(OCoLC)872657146
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dwight H Perkins; Steven C Radelet; David L Lindauer
ISBN: 0393926524 9780393926521 0393929094 9780393929096
OCLC Number: 63660815
Notes: Revised edition of: Economics of development / Dwight L. Perkins [and others]. 5th ed.
Description: xxv, 864 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: PART ONE. DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH. --
Patterns of development --
Measuring economic growth and development --
Economic growth: concepts and patterns --
Theories of economic growth --
States and markets --
PART TWO. DISTRIBUTION AND HUMAN RESOURCES. --
Inequality and poverty --
Population --
Education --
Health --
PART THREE. SAVING, INVESTMENT AND CAPITAL FLOWS. --
Saving and resource mobilization --
Investment, productivity, and growth --
Fiscal policy --
Financial policy --
Foreign aid --
Foreign debt and financial crises --
PART FOUR. PRODUCTION AND TRADE. --
Agriculture --
Primary exports --
Industry --
Trade and development --
Sustainable development --
Managing an open economy.
Other Titles: Economics of development.
Responsibility: Dwight H. Perkins, Steven Radelet, David L. Lindauer.

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