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Growth and Development By A. P. Thirlwall

Growth and Development

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Designed for students of economics and the social sciences, this revised edition has updated statistics, and new institutional material has been added. In addition, there is an extended discussion of the world debt problem, of financial liberalization, and of the concept of sustainable development.
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Growth and Development: With Special Reference to Developing Economies by A. P. Thirlwall

'Thirlwall's volume is an outstanding contribution to the development and growth literature'. Kyklos This widely used textbook is specifically designed for students of economics and the social sciences who are taking a first course in economic development with a background knowledge of micro and macro economics. Written in a simple but rigorous way, it has many examples to help the student, and provide a set of questions for discussion and review at the end of each chapter. In this extensively revised fifth edition of Growth and Development, all the statistics have been updated and new institutional material has been added. In addition there is a much extended discussion of the world debt problem, of financial liberalisation, and of the concept of sustainable development.

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Table of Contents


PART I: INTRODUCTION - Development and Underdevelopment - The Production-Function Approach to the Study of the Causes of Growth - PART II: FACTORS IN THE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS - Land, Labour and Agriculture - Capital and Technical Progress - PART III: OBSTACLES TO DEVELOPMENT - Dualism, Centre-Periphery Models, and the Process of Cumulative Causation - Population and Development - PART IV: PLANNING, THE ALLOCATION OF RESOURCES, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND THE CHOICES OF TECHNIQUES - Planning and Resource Allocation in Developing Countries - Project Appraisal, Social-Cost Benefit Analysis and Shadow Wages - Development and the Environment; J.Peirson - The Choice of Techniques - Input-Output Analysis - The Programming Approach to Development - PART V: FINANCING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Financing Development from Domestic Resources - Foreign Assistance, Debt and Development - PART VI: INTERNATIONAL TRADE, THE BALANCE OF PAYMENTS AND DEVELOPMENT - Trade and Development - The Balance of Payments, International Monetary Assistance and Development

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GOR006342444
Growth and Development: With Special Reference to Developing Economies by A. P. Thirlwall
A. P. Thirlwall
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
1994-01-07
464
033360086X
9780333600863
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.