Economics of Development Theory and Evidence

ISBN-10: 0230222293
ISBN-13: 9780230222298
Edition: 9th 2011 (Revised)
Authors: A. P. Thirlwall
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List price: $51.99
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Limited
Publication date: 4/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 712
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

Tony has lectured widely in developing countries and has been a consultant to several international agencies including the African Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the Pacific Islands Development Program in Hawaii. He has written a number of specialized texts in the field of development economics and is Series Editor of Palgrave'snbsp;Great Thinkers in Economicsnbsp;collection.

Development and Underdevelopment
The Study of Economic Development
The Development Gap and the Measurement of Poverty
The Characteristics of Underdevelopment and Structural Change
The Role of Institutions in Economic Development
Theories of Economic Growth: Why Growth Rates Differ between Countries
Factors in the Development Process
The Role of Agriculture and Surplus Labour for Industrialisation
Capital Accumulation, Technical Progress and Techniques of Production
Perpetuation of Underdevelopment
Dualism, Centre-periphery Models and the Process of Cumulative Causation
Population and Development
The Role of the State, The Allocation of Resources, and Sustainable Development
Resource Allocation in Developing Countries: The Market Mechanism and the Role of the State
Project Appraisal, Social Cost-benefit Analysis and Shadow Wages
Development and the Environment
Financing Economic Development
Financing Development from Domestic Resources
Foreign Assistance, Aid, Debt and Development
International Trade, The Balance of Payments and Development
Trade Theory, Trade Policy and Economic Development
The Balance of Payments, International Monetary Assistance and Development
References and Further Reading

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