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Economics of Developing Countries

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ISBN-10: 0133399958

ISBN-13: 9780133399950

Edition: 3rd 1997

Authors: E. Wayne Nafziger

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List price: $193.33
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/24/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 630
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

E. Wayne Nafziger is University Distinguished Professor of Economics at Kansas State University. He is the author and editor of nineteen books and numerous journal articles on development economics, income distribution, development theory, the economics of conflict, the Japanese economy and entrepreneurship. His book, Inequality in Africa: Political Elites, Proletariat, Peasants, and the Poor (Cambridge University Press), was cited by Choice as an Outstanding Academic Book for 1989ndash;1990. Professor Nafziger is also the author of The Debt Crisis in Africa (1993) and the editor (with Frances Stewart and Raimo Vayrynen) of the two-volume War, Hunger, and Displacement: The Origins of Humanitarian Emergencies (2000). He has held research positions at the UN University's World Institute for Development Economics Research, the Carter Center, the Eastndash;West Center and in Nigeria, India, Japan and Britain. Professor Nafziger edited the Journal of African Development from 2008 to 2010.

Principles and Concepts of Development
Introduction
The Meaning and Measurement of Economic Development
Economic Development in Historical Perspective
Profile of Developing Countries
Theories of Economic Development
Poverty Alleviation and Income Distribution
Poverty, Malnutrition, and Income Inequality
Rural Poverty and Agricultural Transformation
Factors of Growth
Population and Development
Employment, Migration, and Urbanization
Education, Training, and Human Capital
Capital Formation, Investment Choice, and Technical Progress
Entrepreneurship, Organization, and Innovation
Natural Resources and the Environment: Toward Sustainable Development
Domestic Resource Policies
Sources of Capital Formation
Monetary, Fiscal, and Incomes Policy, and Inflation
The International Economics of Development
Balance of Payments, Aid, and Foreign Investment
The External Debt Crisis
International Trade
Development Strategies
Planning and the Market
Stabilization, Adjustment, Reform, and Privatization
Name and Author Index
Subject Index