Reflections on Economic Development: The Selected Essays of Michael P. Todaro

Reflections on Economic Development: The Selected Essays of Michael P. Todaro

by Michael P. Todaro

ISBN-10: 1858980739

ISBN-13: 9781858980737

Pub. Date: 01/01/1995

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

Product Details

Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
Economists of the Twentieth Century Series
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Urbanization in Developing Nations: Trends, Prospects, and Policies5
2A Model of Labor Migration and Urban Unemployment in Less Developed Countries16
3Migration Unemployment and Development: A Two-Sector Analysis27
4Income Expectations, Rural-Urban Migration and Employment in Africa44
5Urban Job Expansion, Induced Migration and Rising Unemployment: A Formulation and Simplified Empirical Test for LDCs71
6Rural-Urban Migration, Unemployment and Job Probabilities: Recent Theoretical and Empirical Research86
7Internal Migration in Developing Countries: A Survey105
8Internal Migration, Urban Population Growth and Unemployment in Developing Nations: Issues and Controversies147
9Female Migration: A Conceptual Framework164
10Illegal Migration and US Immigration Reform: A Conceptual Framework191
11International Migration205
12Educational Demand and Supply in the Context of Growing Unemployment in Less Developed Countries221
13Education, Society and Development: Some Main Themes and Suggested Strategies for International Assistance232
14A Theoretical Note on Labour as an "Inferior" Factor in Less Developed Economies241
15Technological Transfer, Labour Absorption, and Economic Development251
16Some Thoughts on the Transfer of Technology from Developed to Less Developed Nations260
17Population Growth and Economic Development: Causes, Consequences, and Controversies277
18Development Policy and Population Growth: A Framework for Planners316
19Intergenerational Income-Fertility Linkages in Developing Countries: A Conceptual Framework337
20Family Structure, Implicit Contracts, and the Demand for Children in Southern Nigeria358
21Industrialization, Unemployment, and the Urban Environment385
22The Environment and Development405
23Current Issues in Economic Development441
24Ethics, Values, and Economic Development473
Name index497

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