Economic Development / Edition 6

Economic Development / Edition 6

by Michael P. Todaro
     
 

ISBN-10: 0201421879

ISBN-13: 9780201421873

Pub. Date: 07/28/1996

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

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

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:
9780201421873
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
07/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
738
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.41(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

I. PRINCIPLES AND CONCEPTS.

1. Economics, Institutions, and Development: A Global Perspective.
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.

5. Growth, Poverty, and Income Distribution.
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.

12. Trade Theory and Development Experience.
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.

16. Planning, Markets, and the Role of the State.
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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