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
|Publisher:||Pearson Education Limited|
|Series:||Addison-Wesley Series in Economics|
|Product dimensions:||7.42(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.27(d)|
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.