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Contemporary economic issues in developing countries [electronic resource] / John Baffoe-Bonnie and Mohammed Khayum.

By: Baffoe-Bonnie, John.
Contributor(s): Khayum, Mohammed.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003Description: 1 online resource (x, 263 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0313057001 (electronic bk.); 9780313057007 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Developing countries -- Economic conditions -- 20th century | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Urban & Regional | Wirtschaft | Aufsatzsammlung | Entwicklungsl�anderGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Contemporary economic issues in developing countries.DDC classification: 330.9172/4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. International Debt: Ten Lessons for the New Millennium; 3. Population Dynamics and Food Production in Sub-Saharan Africa; 4. Ongoing Fertility Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa; 5. Poverty Estimates and Poverty-Reducing Strategies for the Developing Economy; 6. Environmental Issues in Economic Growth: Application of an EQT Model for Developing Countries; 7. Rent-seeking and Economic Growth in Developing Countries; 8. Corruption Control in Developing Societies: Lessons from Public Choice.
Summary: Important lessons for policy makers are provided here as contributors evaluate the effectiveness of domestic economic policies and the recommendations of international organizations such as the World Bank regarding the economic development of developing countries. Challenges posed by debt problems, corruption, population dynamics, poverty, and the absence of adequate human and physical capital are highlighted. Contributors cast doubts on the conclusions of the prevailing theories of economic development with patterns of economic change over the course of the 20th century.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. International Debt: Ten Lessons for the New Millennium; 3. Population Dynamics and Food Production in Sub-Saharan Africa; 4. Ongoing Fertility Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa; 5. Poverty Estimates and Poverty-Reducing Strategies for the Developing Economy; 6. Environmental Issues in Economic Growth: Application of an EQT Model for Developing Countries; 7. Rent-seeking and Economic Growth in Developing Countries; 8. Corruption Control in Developing Societies: Lessons from Public Choice.

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Important lessons for policy makers are provided here as contributors evaluate the effectiveness of domestic economic policies and the recommendations of international organizations such as the World Bank regarding the economic development of developing countries. Challenges posed by debt problems, corruption, population dynamics, poverty, and the absence of adequate human and physical capital are highlighted. Contributors cast doubts on the conclusions of the prevailing theories of economic development with patterns of economic change over the course of the 20th century.

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