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Title Advancing development : core themes in global economics / edited by George Mavrotas and Anthony Shorrocks ; foreword by Amartya Sen
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan in association with the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research, 2007


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Description xxxviii, 803 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Studies in development economics and policy
Studies in development economics and policy.
Contents The evolution of the development doctrine, 1950-2005 / Erik Thorbecke -- Turning points in development thinking and practice / Louis Emmerij -- From Seers to Sen : the meaning of economic development / E. Wayne Nafziger -- Inequality in historical perspective / Richard Jolly -- Health improvements and health inequality during the last 40 years / Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Leonardo Menchini -- Inequality and corruption / Eric M. Uslaner -- Indivisibility, fairness, farsightedness and their implications for security / S. Mansoob Murshed -- Violence in peace : understanding increased violence in early post-conflict transitions and its implications for development / Marcia Byrom Hartwell -- International convergence or higher inequality in human development? : evidence for 1975-2002 / Farhad Noorbakhsh -- Investing in health for economic development : the case of Mexico / Nora Lustig -- A wider approach to aid effectiveness : correlated impacts on health, wealth, fertility and education / David Fielding, Mark McGillivray and Sebastian Torres -- Is social capital part of the institutions continuum and is it a deep determinant of development? / Stephen Knowles -- Stormy days on an open field : asymmetries in the global economy / Nancy Birdsall -- A quest for pro-poor globalization / Machiko Nissanke and Erik Thorbecke -- International migration in an era of globalization : has it come out of its marginality? / Arjan de Haan -- International risk tolerance, capital market failure and capital flows to emerging markets / Valpy FitzGerald -- Prolonged use and conditionality failure : investigating IMF responsibility / Silvia Marchesi and Laura Sabani -- International finance and the developing world : the next 20 years / Tony Addison -- Gender and growth in sub-Saharan Africa : issues and evidence / Mark Blackden [and others] -- Decomposing growth : do low-income and HIPCs differ from high-income countries? / Pertti Haaparanta and Heli Virta -- Evaluating targeting efficiency of government programmes : international comparisons / Nanak Kakwani and Hyun H. Son -- Innovations, high-tech trade and industrial development : theory, evidence and policy / Lakhwinder Singh -- Manufacturing, services and premature deindustrialization in developing countries : a Kaldorian analysis / Sukti Dasgupta and Ajit Singh -- Why have all development strategies failed in Latin America? / Guillermo Rozenwurcel -- Development in Chile 1990-2005 : lessons from a positive experience / Álvaro García Hurtado -- Three decades of rural development projects in Asia, Latin America and Africa : learning from successes and failures / Annelies Zoomers -- Development strategy, viability and economic institutions : the case of China / Justin Yifu Lin [and others] -- Institutions, policies and economic development / Grzegorz W. Kolodko -- Patterns of rent extraction and deployment in developing countries : implications for governance, economic policy and performance / Richard M. Auty -- Credit co-operatives in locally financed economic development : using energy efficiency as a lever / Robert J. McIntyre -- Development through globalization? / Deepak Nayyar -- Do we need a 'new great transformation'? : is one likely? / Frances Stewart -- Absorptive capacity and achieving the MDGs / François Bourguignon and Mark Sundberg -- Applying behavioural economics to international development policy / C. Leigh Anderson and Kostas Stamoulis -- The human dimensions of the global development process in the early part of the twenty-first century : critical trends and new challenges / Mihály Simai -- Development questions for 25 years / Lance Taylor
Summary With contributions from the world's leading scholars and policy-makers, this text presents the key issues in developing economics in a non-technical and engaging style
Analysis Development economics research
Development economics research
Notes Selected papers from a June 17-18, 2005 conference held in Helsinki on the occasion of the jubilee anniversary of the World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER), and dedicated to the memory of Lal Jayawardena, the first Director of UNU-WIDER
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject World Institute for Development Economics Research -- Congresses.
Development economics -- Congresses.
Economic development -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Mavrotas, George.
Shorrocks, Anthony F.
World Institute for Development Economics Research.
LC no. 2006048540
ISBN 0230019021 hardback
0230019048 paperback
9780230019027 hardback
9780230019041 paperback