Economic Development / Edition 11

Economic Development / Edition 11

by Michael P. Todaro, Stephen C. Smith
     
 

Todaro (senior associate at the Population Council, New York) and Smith (economics, George Washington U.) present the new edition of a textbook on development economics. The approach is one that largely avoids theoretical controversy, presenting chapters on domestic and international development problems and policies. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR See more details below

Overview

Todaro (senior associate at the Population Council, New York) and Smith (economics, George Washington U.) present the new edition of a textbook on development economics. The approach is one that largely avoids theoretical controversy, presenting chapters on domestic and international development problems and policies. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780138013882
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/30/2011
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Case Studies
Figures
Tables
1Economics, Institutions, and Development: A Global Perspective3
2Diverse Structures and Common Characteristics of Developing Nations26
3Theories of Development: A Comparative Analysis69
4Historic Growth and Contemporary Development: Lessons and Controversies104
5Growth, Poverty, and Income Distribution137
6Population Growth and Economic Development: Causes, Consequences, and Controversies189
7Unemployment: Issues, Dimensions, and Analyses235
8Urbanization and Rural-Urban Migration: Theory and Policy263
9Agricultural Transformation and Rural Development295
10The Environment and Development340
11Education and Development378
12Trade Theory and Development Experience419
13The Trade Policy Debate: Export Promotion, Import Substitution, and Economic Integration458
14Balance of Payments, Third World Debt, and the Macroeconomic Stabilization Controversy498
15Foreign Finance, Investment, and Aid: Controversies and Opportunities533
16Planning, Markets, and the Role of the State573
17Financial Reform and Fiscal Policy607
18Critical Issues for the Twenty-first Century: Globalization, the Environment, Economic Transition, Africa, and International Economic Reform646
Glossary676
Name Index728
Subject Index732

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