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Leading issues in economic development

Author: Gerald M Meier; James E Rauch
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 8. edView all editions and formats
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Completely updated and revised in this eighth edition, Leading Issues in Economic Development, covers the main issues in economic development through professional journal articles by leading scholars. These articles are edited to provide greater accessibility to an undergraduate audience and organized thematically using overview essays along with explanatory notes and comments. This distinctive approach allows for a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald M Meier; James E Rauch
ISBN: 0195179609 9780195179606
OCLC Number: 474114147
Description: xvii, 650 s.
Contents: Introduction. Measuring development. Econonmic performance of less developed countries : the recent past. The discipline of development economics. Historical perspective. Savings and investment. International trade and technology transfer. Trade. Foreign contact and technology transfer. Human resources. Education. Population. Health and nutrition. Gender and development. Migration and the urban informal sector. Agriculture. The importance of agriculture for economic development. Designing an agricultural strategy. Microeconomics of the rural sector --
Agricultural pricing policy and urban bias. Income distribution. The impact of development on income distribution. The impact of income distribution on development. Case studies. Political economy. The (proper) role of the state in less developed countries. Rent seeking and government failure. State capacity. Development and the economy
Responsibility: [edited by] Gerald M. Meier, James E. Rauch
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Since 1964, Leading Issues in Economic Development has been a market leading development textbook at the undergraduate level. Reviewers praise the new edition for its explanation of theories and its  Read more...

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