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Author Todaro, Michael P.

Title Economic development / Michael P. Todaro, Stephen C. Smith
Edition Tenth edition
Published Harlow, England : Addison Wesley, 2009


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Description xxvii, 861 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents Pt. 1. Principles and concepts -- 1. Economics, institutions, and development: a global perspective -- 2. Comparative economic development -- 3. Classic theories of economic growth and development -- 4. Contemporary models of development and underdevelopment -- Pt. 2. Problems and policies: domestic -- 5. Poverty, inequality, and development -- 6. Population growth and economic development: causes, consequences, and controversies -- 7. Urbanization and rural-urban migration: theory and policy -- 8. Human capital: education and health in economic development -- 9. Agricultural transformation and rural development -- 10. The environment and development -- 11. Development policymaking and the roles of market, state, and civil society -- Pt. 3. Problems and policies: international and macro -- 12. International trade theory and development strategy -- 13. Balance of payments, developing-country debt, and the macroeconomic stabilization controversy -- 14. Foreign finance, investment, and aid: controversies and opportunities -- 15. Finance and fiscal policy for development -- 16. Some critical issues for the twenty-first century
Summary "Economic Development presents theory in the context of policy debates, so you see how theory and applied studies relate to the problems and prospects of developing countries. In the Tenth Edition, the authors integrate new discussions of recent thinking in areas such as environmental resources, gender, governance, inequality and poverty, and microfinance." -- Back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Economic development.
Developing countries -- Economic policy.
Author Smith, Stephen C., 1955-
ISBN 9781405874243 (paperback)