Economic Growth / Edition 3

Economic Growth / Edition 3

by David Weil
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321795733

ISBN-13: 9780321795731

Pub. Date: 07/13/2012

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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 students with a complete introduction to the

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 students with a complete introduction to the discipline and the latest research.

With its comprehensive and flexible organization, Economic Growth is ideal for a wide array of courses, including undergraduate and graduate courses in economic growth, economic development, macro theory, applied econometrics, and development studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321795731
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/13/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
586
Sales rank:
1,023,826
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Overview 1. The Facts to be Explained 2. A Framework for Analysis Part Two: Factor Accumulation 3. Physical Capital 4. Population and Economic Growth 5. Future Population Trends 6. Human Capital Part Three: Productivity 7. Measuring Productivity 8. The Role of Technology in Growth 9. The Cutting Edge Of Technology 10. Efficiency 11. Growth In The Open Economy Part Four: Fundamentals 12. Government 13. Income Inequality 14. Culture 15. Geography, Climate, and Natural Resources 16. Resources and the Environment at the Global Level Part Five: Conclusion 17. What We Have Learned and Where We are Headed

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