Economic Growth / Edition 3

Economic Growth / Edition 3

by David N. Weil
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321795733

ISBN-13: 9780321795731

Pub. Date: 07/13/2012

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Why are some countries rich and others poor? David N. Weil, one of the top researchers in economic growth, introduces students to the latest theoretical tools, data, and insights underlying this pivotal question. By showing how empirical data relate to new and old theoretical ideas, Economic Growth provides readers with a complete introduction to the discipline…  See more details below

Overview

Why are some countries rich and others poor? David N. Weil, one of the top researchers in economic growth, introduces students to the latest theoretical tools, data, and insights underlying this pivotal question. By showing how empirical data relate to new and old theoretical ideas, Economic Growth provides readers with a complete introduction to the discipline and the latest research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321795731
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/13/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
264,496
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: OVERVIEW

Chapter 1: The Facts to be Explained

Chapter 2: A Framework for Analysis

PART II: FACTOR ACCUMULATION

Chapter 3: Physical Capital

Chapter 4: Population and Economic Growth

Chapter 5: Future Population Trends

Chapter 6: Human Capital

PART III: PRODUCTIVITY

Chapter 7: Measuring Productivity

Chapter 8: The Role of Technology in Growth

Chapter 9: The Cutting Edge Of Technology

Chapter 10: Efficiency

Chapter 11: Growth In The Open Economy

PART IV: FUNDAMENTALS

Chapter 12: Government

Chapter 13: Income Inequality

Chapter 14: Culture

Chapter 15: Geography, Climate, and Natural Resources

Chapter 16: Resources and the Environment at the Global Level

PART V: CONCLUSION

Chapter 17: What We Have Learned and Where We are Headed

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