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Economic development [electronic resource] : a regional, institutional, and historical approach / Richard Grabowski, Sharmistha Self, Michael P. Shields.

By: Grabowski, Richard, 1949-.
Contributor(s): Self, Sharmistha, 1963- | Shields, Michael P, 1945-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xv, 320 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780765621955 (electronic bk.); 0765621959 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Economic development | D�eveloppement �economique | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Economic Policy | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Government & Business | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Economic Development | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Business Development | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Structural Adjustment | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- General | Economische ontwikkeling | WirtschaftsentwicklungGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Economic development.DDC classification: 338.9 Other classification: 83.33 | QC 340 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction to economic development. Growth versus development. History of development theory. Changes in recent development thinking. What lessons have we learned and where do we go from here? -- European emergence. Growth during the Industrial Revolution. Agricultural growth. Protoindustrialization and trade. Exploitation and slavery. The evolution and role of political institutions. Culture and nationalism. Culture and technology -- East Asian experience. Early experiences of Japan and China. Catching up : a neoclassical view. Catching up : a role for the state. Catching up : Japanese success. Catching up : early Chinese failure. Taiwan and Korea -- Sub-Saharan Africa. Pre-colonial period. The Colonial era. Patron-client political structure. Urban biased policy. Urban bias and migration. Risk management and lineage groups. Lineage groups, fertility and the demographic transition. The failed state. Botswana : a success story -- South Asia. Pre-independence India. India after independence. A theoretical framework. Population growth and unemployment. Poverty. Dependence on agriculture. Religion and caste. Gender bias. Education -- Latin America. The emergence of Spain. The colonial period. Independence and trade. Export expansion and growth. Import-substitution industrialization. Globalization and the International Monetary Fund. Inflation. Population growth. Solving the commitment problem -- The Middle East and North Africa. Early economy in the Precolonial era. The Precolonial and Colonial era. The emergence of nation-states. Petroleum exports and the petroleum exporters. Petroleum and nonpetroleum exporters in MENA -- Economies in transition : socialist to market. Economic systems. Economic performance of socialism. Some analysts on transition. The Russian experience. The Chinese experience. Explanation for different reform paths. Sustainable growth -- Conclusions: what have we learned? Efflorescence. Impact of colonization. Role of the state. Role of democracy. Tying it all together.
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Introduction to economic development. Growth versus development. History of development theory. Changes in recent development thinking. What lessons have we learned and where do we go from here? -- European emergence. Growth during the Industrial Revolution. Agricultural growth. Protoindustrialization and trade. Exploitation and slavery. The evolution and role of political institutions. Culture and nationalism. Culture and technology -- East Asian experience. Early experiences of Japan and China. Catching up : a neoclassical view. Catching up : a role for the state. Catching up : Japanese success. Catching up : early Chinese failure. Taiwan and Korea -- Sub-Saharan Africa. Pre-colonial period. The Colonial era. Patron-client political structure. Urban biased policy. Urban bias and migration. Risk management and lineage groups. Lineage groups, fertility and the demographic transition. The failed state. Botswana : a success story -- South Asia. Pre-independence India. India after independence. A theoretical framework. Population growth and unemployment. Poverty. Dependence on agriculture. Religion and caste. Gender bias. Education -- Latin America. The emergence of Spain. The colonial period. Independence and trade. Export expansion and growth. Import-substitution industrialization. Globalization and the International Monetary Fund. Inflation. Population growth. Solving the commitment problem -- The Middle East and North Africa. Early economy in the Precolonial era. The Precolonial and Colonial era. The emergence of nation-states. Petroleum exports and the petroleum exporters. Petroleum and nonpetroleum exporters in MENA -- Economies in transition : socialist to market. Economic systems. Economic performance of socialism. Some analysts on transition. The Russian experience. The Chinese experience. Explanation for different reform paths. Sustainable growth -- Conclusions: what have we learned? Efflorescence. Impact of colonization. Role of the state. Role of democracy. Tying it all together.

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