Economics of Development (7th Edition)


Download Economics of Development (7th Edition) written by Dwight H. Perkins, Steven Radelet, David L. Lindauer, Steven A.Block in PDF format. This book is under the category Economics and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 0393934357; 0393123529; 0393123537/9780393934359/ 9780393123524/ 978-0393123531. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.


Economics of Development; 7th edition; (PDF) is a very dynamic revision of one of the most modern development economics textbooks. This classic ebook has been aggressively revised to incorporate the latest research defining the Development Economics field today.


    • Updated and streamlined



Agriculture remains key to a healthy economy. The 7th Edition addresses agriculture’s role in poverty alleviation and growth and the institutions needed to create a robust agricultural sector. Many chapters have been heavily revised with new analysis on how economic development happens; the catalysts behind economic growth; the impact of globalization on developing countries; effective trade policies; and how development policies can be made positive and sustainable.



    • Incorporates the latest research on economic growth and human resources



The Seventh Edition synthesizes the latest economic growth theories with new research on technological change; laws protecting copyright; patents and institutions fostering innovation and invention; government stability; and the rule of law. New study-based policies for lowering population growth rates have also been added. Considering the added and revised chapters of this edition; as well as the five new chapters added to the previous edition; two-thirds of the textbook has been heavily updated in the past 6 years.



    • Authoritative and comprehensive coverage



The authors are all very distinguished scholars and practitioners; combining to produce a balanced and authoritative textbook. New coauthor Steven Block; an esteemed teacher; and researcher brings his expertise in agricultural development to the Economics of Development; 7th Edition ebook.

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Dwight H. Perkins, Steven Radelet, David L. Lindauer, Steven A.Block


W. W. Norton – Company; 7th edition




880 pages






0393934357; 0393123529; 0393123537


9780393934359/ 9780393123524/ 978-0393123531

Table of contents

Table of contents :
Brief Contents
PART ONE Development and Growth
1 Patterns of Development 3
2 Measuring Economic Growth and Development 23
3 Economic Growth: Concepts and Patterns 55
4 Th eories of Economic Growth 89
5 States and Markets 129
PART TWO Distribution and Human Resources
6 Inequality and Poverty 165
7 Population 217
8 Education 257
9 Health 299
PART THREE Macroeconomic Policies for Development
10 Investment and Savings 349
11 Fiscal Policy 391
12 Financial Development and Infl ation 421
13 Foreign Debt and Financial Crises 455
14 Foreign Aid 499
15 Managing Short- Run Crises in an Open Economy 545
PART FOUR Agriculture, Trade, and Sustainability
16 Agriculture and Development 583
17 Agricultural Development: Technology,
Policies and Institutions 619
18 Trade and Development 665
19 Trade Policy 709
20 Sustainable Development 757

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