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Development and underdevelopment the political economy of global inequality

Development and underdevelopment the political economy of global inequality

Author: Mitchell A Seligson; John T Passé-Smith
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. Lynne Rienner 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5 edView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitchell A Seligson; John T Passé-Smith
ISBN: 9781626370319 1626370311
OCLC Number: 901292007
Description: 461 p.
Contents: The Dual Gaps: An Overview of Theory and Research - M.A. Seligson.IS THERE A GAP BETWEEN RICH AND POOR COUNTRIES? Characteristics of the Income Gap Between Countries: 1960-2010 - J.T Passe-Smith. The Rising Inequality of World Income Distribution - R.H. Wade. Empirics of World Income Inequality - G. Firebaugh. Assessing Contending Measures of the Gap - J.T Passe-Smith. The Economic Lives of the Poor - A. Banerjee and E. Duflo. THE HISTORICAL ORIGINS OF THE GAP. The World Economy: A Millennial Perspective - A. Maddison. Why Did Human History Unfold Differently on Different Continents? - J. Diamond. Institutions Rule: The Primacy of Institutions Over Geography and Integration in Economic Development - D. Rodrik, A. Subramarian, and F. Trebbi. The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development - D. Acemoglu, S. Johnson, and J. Robinson. Macroeconomic Narratives from Africa and the Diaspora: Institutions versus Policies: A Tale of Two Islands - P.B. Henry and C. Miller. THE OTHER GAP: DOMESTIC INCOME INEQUALITY. Economic Growth and Income Inequality - S. Kuznets. Inequality and Insurgency - E.N. Muller and M.A. Seligson. Global Inequality: Beyond the Bottom Billion - I. Ortiz and M. Cummins. Equality and Efficiency: Is There a Tradeoff Between the Two or Do They Go Hand in Hand? - A. Berg and J.D. Ostry. Do Poorer Countries Have Less Capacity for Redistribution? - M. Ravillion. THE CLASSICAL THESIS: CONVERGENCE OR DIVERGENCE? The Five Stages of Growth - W.W. Rostow. Productivity Growth, Convergence, and Welfare: What the Long-Run Data Show - W.J. Baumol. Productivity Growth, Convergence, and Welfare: Comment - J.B. DeLong. CULTURE AND UNDERDEVELOPMENT. The Achievement Motive in Economic Growth - D.C. McClelland. Underdevelopment Is a State of Mind - L.E. Harrison. The Effect of Cultural Values on Economic Development: Theory, Hypotheses, and Some Empirical Tests - J. Granato, R. Inglehart, and D. Leblang. DEPENDENCY AND WORLD SYSTEMS THEORY: STILL RELEVANT? The Development of Underdevelopment - A.G. Frank. American Penetration and Canadian Development: A Case Study of Mature Dependency - H. Hammer and J.W. Gartrell. New Paths: Globalization in a Historical Perspective - F.H. Cardoso. THE ROLE OF INSTITUTIONS. Big Bills Left on the Sidewalk: Why Some Nations Are Rich and Others Poor - M. Olson, Jr. Urban Bias and Inequality - M. Lipton. Political Regimes and Economic Growth - A. Przeworski and F. Limongi. Inequality As a Constraint on Growth in Latin America - N. Birdsall and R. Sabot. What Makes Countries Rich or Poor? - J. Diamond. NATURAL RESOURCES, CLIMATE CHANGE, AND THE GAP. Commodity Prices, Growth, and the Natural Resource Curse - P. Collier and B. Goderis. Parasite Prevalence and the Worldwide Distribution of Cognitive Ability - C. Eppig, C. Fincher, and R. Thornhill. Climate Change and Economic Growth: Evidence from the Last Half Century - M. Dell, B.F. Jones, and B.A. Olken. CONCLUSION.Inequality in a Global Perspective: Directions for Further Research - M.A. Seligson. Appendix: Basic Indicators of the Gaps Between Rich and Poor Countries.
Responsibility: Mitchell A. Seligson [edit.]; John T. Passé-Smith [edit.].


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