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Economic Development (6th Edition)

Michael P Todaro

Economic Development (6th Edition)

Michael P Todaro

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Fully revised and updated sixth edition focuses on real world development problems, including poverty, inequality, unemployment, population growth, environmental decay and rural stagnation, from both economic and non-economic perspectives. Two types of unique case studies are included* country case studies elucidate chapter discussions with over 20 examples from different countries; comparative case studies demonstrate how different countries have dealt with the same issue, for example, privatization in Chile and Poland. This edition also includes; coverage of the impact of Uruguay Round, WTO, NAFTA and the changed regional trading blocks on Third World trade prospects. Studies up to 1995 highlight key concepts and contain recent coverage of South Africa and Cuba.

- Publisher Part I Principles and Concepts: 1. Economics, Institutions, and Development: A Global Perspective. 2. Diverse Structures and Common Characteristics of Developing Nations. 3. Theories of Develpment: A Comparative Analysis. 4. Historic Growth and Contemporary Development: Lessons and Controversies. Part II Problems and Policies: Domestic. 5. Growth, Poverty, and Income Distribution. 6. Population Growth and Economic Development: Causes, Consequences, and Controversies. 7. Unemployment: Issues, Dimensions, and Analysis. 8. Urbanization and Rural-Urban Migration: Theory and Policy. 9. Agricultural Transformation and Rural Development. 10. The Environment and Development. 11. Education and Development.Part III Problems and Policies: International. 12. Trade Theory and Development Experience. 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.Part IV Possibilities and Prospects: 16. Planning, Markets, and the role of the state. 17. Financial Reform and Fiscal Policy. 18. Critical Issues for the 21st Century: Globalisation, The Environment, Economic Transition, Africa and international Economic Reform. Glossary. Author Index. Subject Index.

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Fully revised and updated sixth edition focuses on real world development problems, including poverty, inequality, unemployment, population growth, environmental decay and rural stagnation, from both economic and non-economic perspectives. Two types of unique case studies are included* country case studies elucidate chapter discussions with over 20 examples from different countries; comparative case studies demonstrate how different countries have dealt with the same issue, for example, privatization in Chile and Poland. This edition also includes; coverage of the impact of Uruguay Round, WTO, NAFTA and the changed regional trading blocks on Third World trade prospects. Studies up to 1995 highlight key concepts and contain recent coverage of South Africa and Cuba.
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Part I Principles and Concepts: 1. Economics, Institutions, and Development: A Global Perspective. 2. Diverse Structures and Common Characteristics of Developing Nations. 3. Theories of Develpment: A Comparative Analysis. 4. Historic Growth and Contemporary Development: Lessons and Controversies. Part II Problems and Policies: Domestic. 5. Growth, Poverty, and Income Distribution. 6. Population Growth and Economic Development: Causes, Consequences, and Controversies. 7. Unemployment: Issues, Dimensions, and Analysis. 8. Urbanization and Rural-Urban Migration: Theory and Policy. 9. Agricultural Transformation and Rural Development. 10. The Environment and Development. 11. Education and Development.Part III Problems and Policies: International. 12. Trade Theory and Development Experience. 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.Part IV Possibilities and Prospects: 16. Planning, Markets, and the role of the state. 17. Financial Reform and Fiscal Policy. 18. Critical Issues for the 21st Century: Globalisation, The Environment, Economic Transition, Africa and international Economic Reform. Glossary. Author Index. Subject Index.
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Table Of Contents

  • Part 1 Principles And Concepts. Part 2 Problems And Policies - Domestic.
  • Part 3 Problems And Policies - International. Part 4 Possibilities And
  • Prospects.

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  • Catalogue Code 161227
  • Product Code 0582302579
  • EAN 9780582302570
  • Pages 784
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category Social Issues
  • Publisher Longman
  • Publication Date Jul 1996
  • Dimensions 232 x 187 x 30 mm
  • Weight 1.101kg

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