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Economic development / E. Wayne Nafziger.

By: Nafziger, E. WayneMaterial type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2006. Edition: 4th edDescription: xxiv, 846 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 0521829666 (hardcover); 9780521829663 (hardcover)Subject(s): Income distribution -- Developing countries | Economic development | Developing countries -- Economic conditionsDDC classification: 330.91724 LOC classification: HC59.7 | .N23 2006Online resources: WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltex
Contents:
TOC pt. I. Principles and concepts of development -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The meaning and measurement of economic development -- 3. Economic development in historical perspective -- 4. Characteristics and institutions of developing countries -- 5. Theories of economic development -- pt. II. Poverty alleviation and income distribution -- 6. Poverty, malnutrition, and income inequality -- 7. Rural poverty and agricultural transformation -- pt. III. Factors of growth -- 8. Population and development -- 9. Employment, migration, and urbanization -- 10. Education, health, and human capital -- 11. Capital formation, investment choice, information technology, and technical progress -- 12. Entrepreneurship, organization, and innovation -- 13. Natural resources and the environment : toward sustainable development -- pt. IV. The macroeconomics and international economics of development -- 14. Monetary, fiscal, and incomes policy and inflation -- 15. Balance of payments, aid, and foreign investment -- 16. The external debt and financial crises -- 17. International trade -- pt. V. Development strategies -- 18. Development planning and policymaking : the state and the market -- 19. Stabilization, adjustment, reform, and privatization.
Summary: This highly accessible undergraduate textbook written by a scholar active in economic research in developing countries, is replete with real-world examples. The exposition emphasizes the themes of poverty, inequality, unemployment, the environment, and deficiencies of people in less developed countries, rather than esoteric models of aggregate economic growth.
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Nafziger, E. Wayne.
Economic development.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2006
(DLC) 2005021599
(OCoLC)61229620

Includes bibliographical references (p. 759-825) and index.

TOC pt. I. Principles and concepts of development --
1. Introduction --
2. The meaning and measurement of economic development --
3. Economic development in historical perspective --
4. Characteristics and institutions of developing countries --
5. Theories of economic development --
pt. II. Poverty alleviation and income distribution --
6. Poverty, malnutrition, and income inequality --
7. Rural poverty and agricultural transformation --
pt. III. Factors of growth --
8. Population and development --
9. Employment, migration, and urbanization --
10. Education, health, and human capital --
11. Capital formation, investment choice, information technology, and technical progress --
12. Entrepreneurship, organization, and innovation --
13. Natural resources and the environment : toward sustainable development --
pt. IV. The macroeconomics and international economics of development --
14. Monetary, fiscal, and incomes policy and inflation --
15. Balance of payments, aid, and foreign investment --
16. The external debt and financial crises --
17. International trade --
pt. V. Development strategies --
18. Development planning and policymaking : the state and the market --
19. Stabilization, adjustment, reform, and privatization.

This highly accessible undergraduate textbook written by a scholar active in economic research in developing countries, is replete with real-world examples. The exposition emphasizes the themes of poverty, inequality, unemployment, the environment, and deficiencies of people in less developed countries, rather than esoteric models of aggregate economic growth.

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