New Theories in Growth and Development

New Theories in Growth and Development

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New Theories in Growth and Development by Fabrizio Coricelli, Coricelli

This collection offers a stimulating and insightful overview of the main issues affecting long-term economic growth. The novelty of this book is that it brings together two strands of economic literature, growth and development theories. The communication between different approaches is crucial as it is increasingly understood that growth hinges upon institutional and policy aspects that are generally neglected in the stylized models of growth but highly relevant for developing countries. Government policies and institution design become central to the explanation of divergent growth paths.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333682296
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 02/28/1998
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

Beatrice Heuser is a Senior Lecturer and has been at the Department of War Studies, King's College London, since 1991. She was educated at the Universities of London and Oxford, where she held a North Senior Scholarship at St John's College and a NATO Fellowship, and completed her DPhil in 1987. Since graduating, she has worked at the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (Ebenhausen, Germany), and the University of Reims (France). She has held an SSRC-MacArthur Foundation Fellowship in International Peace and Security, and several other fellowships. She is the author of Western Containment Policies in the Cold War, and of Transatlantic Relations and the editor, with Robert O'Neill, of Securing Peace in Europe, 1945-1963 and (with Cyril Buffet) of Haunted by History: Myths in International Relations.

Table of Contents

Notes on the Contributors - Introduction; F.Coricelli, M.di Matteo & F.Hahn - A Schumpeterian Perspective on Growth and Competition; P.Aghion & P.Howitt - Innovation and Growth: The Relation between Short and Long Term Properties of Processes of Economic Change; M.Amendola & J.L.Gaffard - The 'New' Growth Theory: Old Wine in New Goatskins; H.D.Kurz & N.Salvadori - The Contributions of Endogenous Growth Theory to the Analysis of Development Problems: An Assessment; P.Bardhan - Development and Theories of Endogenous Growth; T.N.Srinivasan - Modern Economic (Endogenous) Growth and Development; M.Syrquin - Growth and Development Theories; L.Taylor - Economic Policies, Economic Shocks and Economic Growth; W.Easterly - Growth, Debt and Economic Transformation: The Capital Flight Problem; G.A.Calvo - Economic Growth under Alternative Development Strategies: Latin America from the 1940s to the 1930s; A.Solimano - Index

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