Economic Development(Addison-Wesley Series in Economics) / Edition 8by Michael P. Todaro, Stephen Smith, Stephen C. Smith
Pub. Date: 07/17/2002
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
Table of Contents
I. PRINCIPLES AND CONCEPTS.
2. Diverse Structures and Common Characteristics of Developing Nations.
3. Theories of Development: A Comparative Analysis.
4. Historic Growth and Contemporary Development: Lessons and Controversies.
II. PROBLEMS AND POLICIES: DOMESTIC.
6. Population Growth and Economic Development: Causes, Consequences, and Controversies.
7. Unemployment: Issues, Dimensions, and Analyses.
8. Urbanization and Rural-Urban Migration: Theory and Policy.
9. Education and Development.
10. Agricultural Transformation and Rural Development.
11. The Environment and Development.
III. PROBLEMS AND POLICIES: INTERNATIONAL.
13. The Trade Policy Debate: Export Promotion, Import Substitution, and Economic Integration.
14. Balance of Payments, Third World Debt, and the Macroeconomic Stabilization Controversy.
15. Foreign Finance, Investment, and Aid: Controversies and Opportunities.
IV. POSSIBILITIES AND PROSPECTS.
17. Financial Reform and Fiscal Policy.
18. Critical Issues for the Twenty-first Century: Globalization, theEnvironment, Economic Transition, Africa, and International Economic Reform.
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