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In Search of Prosperity Analytic Narratives on Economic Growth

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ISBN-10: 0691092699

ISBN-13: 9780691092690

Edition: 2003

Authors: Dani Rodrik

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This series of analytic country studies shed light on some of the most important growth puzzles in economics. There are papers on China, India, Phillipines, Botswana & other countries that have either seen impressive economic growth, or have performed badly in spite of having strong institutions.
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Book details

List price: $84.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 5/4/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 1.34" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Stanley Fischer is former Governor of the Bank of Israel and has been nominated as Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve]. He is the author of IMF Essays from a Time of Crisis: The International Financial System, Stabilization, and Development (MIT Press).Dani Rodrik is Associate Professor of Public Policy at the Kennedy School, Harvard University.

List of Contributors
Introduction: What Do We Learn from Country Narratives?
Historical Perspectives on Economic Growth
Australian Growth: A California Perspective
One Polity, Many Countries: Economic Growth in India, 1873-2000
An African Success Story: Botswana
Transitions Into and Out of Growth
A Toy Collection, a Socialist Star, and a Democratic Dud? Growth Theory, Vietnam, and the Philippines
Growing into Trouble: Indonesia after 1966
India since Independence: An Analytic Growth Narrative
Who Can Explain the Mauritian Miracle? Meade, Romer, Sachs, or Rodrik?
Venezuela's Growth Implosion: A Neoclassical Story?
History, Policy, and Performance in Two Transition Economies: Poland and Romania
Institutions in Detail
How Reform Worked in China
Sustained Macroeconomic Reforms, Tepid Growth: A Governance Puzzle in Bolivia?
Fiscal Federalism, Good Governance, and Economic Growth in Mexico
Economic Growth without Social Development
The Political Economy of Growth without Development: A Case Study of Pakistan