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Economics of Development, 7th Edition

Dwight H. Perkins, David L. Lindauer, Steven Radelet and Steven A. Block


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ISBN / EAN: 9780393114959
This textbook is prescribed for the following courses:
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  • Paperback
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PUBLISHED: 1st September 2012
ISBN: 9780393114959

Annotation

A dynamic revision of the most modern development economics textbook.

Publisher Description

A dynamic revision of the most modern development economics textbook.

This classic text has been aggressively revised to incorporate the latest research defining the Development Economics field today.

Author Biography

Dwight H. Perkins is the Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus at Harvard, and a faculty fellow and former director of the Harvard Institute for International Development.

Table of Contents

Part One: Development and Growth
1. Patterns of Development
2. Measuring Economic Growth and Development
3. Economic Growth: Concepts and Patterns
4. Theories of Economic Growth
5. States and Markets

Part Two: Distribution and Human Resources
6. Inequality and Poverty
7. Population
8. Education
9. Health

Part Three: Macroeconomic Policies for Development
10. Investment and Savings
11. Fiscal Policy
12. Financial Development and Inflation
13. Foreign Debt and Financial Crisis
14. Foreign Aid
15. Managing Short-Run Crises in an Open Economy

Part Four: Agriculture, Trade, and Sustainability
16. Agriculture and Development
17. Agricultural Development: Technology, Policies, and Institutions
18. Trade and Development
19. Trade Policy
20. Sustainable Development

Product Details

Author
Dwight H. Perkins, David L. Lindauer, Steven Radelet, Steven A. Block
Publisher
WW Norton & Co
Year
2012
Edition
7th
ISBN-10
0393114953
ISBN-13
9780393114959
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
United States
Short Title
ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT
Language
English
Media
Book
Pages
880
Audience
College/Higher Education
Illustrations
illustrations
Publication Date
2012-11-01
Textbook
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