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In search of prosperity : analytic narratives on economic growth

Author: Dani Rodrik
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The economics of growth has come a long way since it regained center stage for economists in the mid-1980s. This work is a series of country studies guided by that research. It sheds light on some of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dani Rodrik
ISBN: 0691092680 9780691092683 0691092699 9780691092690
OCLC Number: 50006601
Notes: Revisions of papers presented at a conference held at Harvard University, 2001.
Description: vi, 481 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Australian growth: a California perspective / Ian W. McLean and Alan M. Taylor --
One polity, many countries: economic growth in India, 1873-2000 / Gregory Clark and Susan Wolcott --
An African success story: Botswana / Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, and James A. Robinson --
A toy collection, a socialist star, and a democratic dud? growth theory, Vietnam, and the Philippines / Lant Pritchett --
Growing into trouble: Indonesia after 1966 / Jonathan Temple --
India since independence: an analytic growth narrative / J. Bradford DeLong --
Who can explain the Mauritian miracle? Meade, Romer, Sachs, or Rodrik? / Arvind Subramanian and Devesh Roy --
Venezuela's growth implosion: a neoclassical story? / Ricardo Hausmann --
History, policy, and performance in two transition economies: Poland and Romania / Georges de Menil --
How reform worked in China / Yingyi Qian --
Sustained macroeconomic reforms, tepid growth: a governance puzzle in Bolivia / Daniel Kaufmann, Massimo Mastruzzi, and Diego Zavaleta --
Fiscal federalism, good governance, and economic growth in Mexico / Maite Careaga and Barry R. Weingast --
The political economy of growth without development: a case study of Pakistan / William Easterly.
Other Titles: Analytic narratives on economic growth
Responsibility: edited by Dani Rodrik.
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