9780321485731

Economic Development

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321485731

  • ISBN10:

    0321485734

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
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Summary

KEY MESSAGE:Economic Developmentis the leading textbook in this field, providing a complete and balanced introduction to the requisite theory, the driving policy issues, and the latest research. Principles and Concepts:Economics, Institutions, and Development: A Global Perspective; Comparative Economic Development; Classic Theories of Economic Growth and Development; Contemporary Models of Development and Underdevelopment.Problems and Policies: Domestic:Poverty, Inequality, and Development; Population Growth and Economic Development: Causes, Consequences, Controversies; Urbanization and Rural-Urban Migration: Theory and Policy; Human Capital: Education and Health in Economic Development; Agricultural Transformation and Rural Development; The Environment and Development; Development Policymaking and the Roles of Market, State, and Civil Society.Problems and Policies: International and Macro:International Trade Theory and Development Strategy; Balance of Payments, Developing-Country Debt, and Issues in Macroeconomic Stabilization; Foreign Finance, Investment, and Aid: Controversies and Opportunities; Finance and Fiscal Policy for Development; Some Critical Issues for the Twenty-First Century. MESSAGE:For all readers interested in economic development.

Table of Contents

Case Studies
Principles and Conceptsp. 1
Economics, Institutions, and Development: A Global Perspectivep. 2
Comparative Economic Developmentp. 39
Classic Theories of Economic Growth and Developmentp. 109
Contemporary Models of Development and Underdevelopmentp. 158
Problems and Policies: Domesticp. 207
Poverty, Inequality, and Developmentp. 208
Population Growth and Economic Development: Causes, Consequences, and Controversiesp. 273
Urbanization and Rural-Urban Migration: Theory and Policyp. 320
Human Capital: Education and Health in Economic Developmentp. 369
Agricultural Transformation and Rural Developmentp. 431
The Environment and Developmentp. 483
Development Policymaking and the Roles of Market, State, and Civil Societyp. 530
Problems and Policies: International and Macrop. 587
International Trade Theory and Development Strategyp. 588
Balance of Payments, Developing-Country Debt, and the Macroeconomic Stabilization Controversyp. 667
Foreign Finance, Investment, and Aid: Controversies and Opportunitiesp. 714
Finance and Fiscal Policy for Developmentp. 750
Some Critical Issues for the Twenty-First Centuryp. 798
Glossaryp. 815
Name Indexp. 845
Subject Indexp. 857
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