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International Development Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

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ISBN-10: 0199671664

ISBN-13: 9780199671663

Edition: 2014

Authors: Bruce Currie-Alder, Ravi Kanbur, David M. Malone, Rohinton Medhora

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Thinking on development informs and inspires the actions of people, organizations, and states in their continuous effort to invent a better world. This volume examines the ideas behind development: their origins, how they have changed and spread over time, and how they may evolve over the coming decades. It also examines how the real-life experiences of different countries and organizations have been inspired by, and contributed to, thinking on development. The extent to which development 'works' depends in part on particular local, historical, or institutional contexts. General policy prescriptions fail when the necessary conditions that make them work are either absent, ignored, or poorly…    
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Book details

List price: $51.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 2/27/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 896
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 3.630
Language: English

Ravi Kanbur is T. H. Lee Professor of World Affairs and Professor of Economics at Cornell University.