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Biography of a Subject An Evolution of Development Economics

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ISBN-10: 0195170032

ISBN-13: 9780195170030

Edition: 2004

Authors: Gerald M. Meier

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The study of economic development is one of the newest, most exciting, and most challenging branches of the broader discipline of economics and political economy. Although one could claim that Adam Smith was the first "development economist", the systematic study of the problems and processes of economic development in Africa, Asia, and Latin America has emerged only over the past five decades. This biography of the subject of economic development will focus on the essential ideas in the evolution of development thought and policy over the subject's half-century of life. In concise form and avoiding undue technicality, it highlights the influence of development theory on policymaking and on…    
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List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/28/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 260
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Thinking about development
The heritage of classical growth economics
Early development institutions
Early development economics 1 : analytics
Early development economics 2 : historical perspectives
Orthodox reaction
Modern growth theory
The new development economics
Culture, social capital, institutions
The impact of globalization
Global trade issues
An unfinished biography
The evolution of development thought
The contours of world development