Structural Transformation and Economic Development: Cross regional analysis of industrialization and urbanization

Structural Transformation and Economic Development: Cross regional analysis of industrialization and urbanization

by Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka, Kaushalesh Lal

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ISBN-13: 9781317199595
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/13/2016
Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka is currently Director of Regional Office for Africa, and previously Chief Scientific Advisor at UN-HABITAT. He is a professor in the fields of economic development, industrial policy and technology management. He has provided leadership in the fields of political economy and technology development, and continues to break new grounds uniting ideas in social sciences, engineering and technology policy.

Kaushalesh Lal is a development economist with emphasis on technical change. He earned his PhD from Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He has held faculty positions in various national and international institutions, namely, University of Delhi; Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi; and United Nations University-MERIT, The Netherlands. He has widely published research articles and books with renowned international publishers.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Structural Transformation and Employment

3. Inter and Intra Sectoral Productivity Growth

4. Urbanization and Economic Development

5. Structural Transformation and Industrialization

6. Poverty and Prosperity Analysis

7. Integration with World Economy

8. Role of the State

9. Conclusions and Policy Implication

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