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Frontiers of development economics : the future in perspective

Author: Gerald M Meier; Joseph E Stiglitz
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2001.
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Co-edited by the Vice President of the World Bank, this volume offers work from a generation of thinkers in development economics.

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Frontiers of development economics.
Washington, D.C. : World Bank ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2001
(OCoLC)760429730
Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald M Meier; Joseph E Stiglitz
ISBN: 0195215923 9780195215922
OCLC Number: 43318319
Notes: Revised papers and commentary from the symposium, "The Future of Development Economics," held in Dubrovnik in May 1999 and sponsored by the University of Zagreb and the World Bank.
Description: x, 575 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The old generation of development economists and the new / Gerald M. Meier --
On the goals of development / Kaushik Basu --
Fallacies in development theory and their implications for policy / Irma Adelman --
Revisiting the challenge of development / Vinod Thomas --
The evolution of thinking about poverty: exploring the interactions / Ravi Kanbur and Lyn Squire --
Development issues: settled and open / Shahid Yusuf and Joseph E. Stiglitz --
Distributive conflicts, collective action, and institutional economics / Pranab Bardhan --
Historical perspectives on development / Nicholas Crafts --
In quest of the political: the political economy of development policymaking / Merilee S. Grindle --
Modern economic theory and development / Karla Hoff and Joseph E. Stiglitz.
Responsibility: Gerald M. Meier, Joseph E. Stiglitz, editors.
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