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Development economics and policy : readings / edited by Ian Livingstone.


London ; Boston : Allen and Unwin, 1981.
ISBN 0043820263, 9780043820254, 0043820255

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Other Authors Livingstone, Ian.
Subjects Developing countries -- Economic conditions.
Developing countries -- Economic policy.
Developing countries.
Economic history.
Economic policy.
Economische situatie.
Entwicklungsländer.
Pays en voie de développement -- Politique économique.
Pays en voie de développement.
Wirtschaftsentwicklung.
Description 353 pages ; 26 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary While there are textbooks on development economics, the subject appears to be one that defines a comprehensive synthesis, in particular one of theory and policy. There exists a real need, therefore, for an up-to-date and wide-ranging book of key articles for both the student and lecturer.
Contents The vicious circle of poverty / P.T. Bauer (1965) -- Single barrier theories of development / P. Streeten (1972) -- The entrepreneur and economic development / J. Habakkuk (1958) -- The capital shortage illusion : government lending in Nigeria / S.P. Schatz (1965) -- The coefficient of ignorance / T. Balogh and P.P. Streeten (1963) -- Inequality, poverty and development / M.S. Ahluwalia (1976) -- Population control and development strategy / W.C. Robinson (1972) -- Disguised unemployment in agriculture : a survey / C.H.C. Kao, K.R. Anschel and C.K. Eicher (1964) -- Testing alternative theories of the development of a dual economy / D.W. Jorgensen (1967) -- Informal income opportunities and urban employment in Ghana / K. Hart (1973) -- Investment in education in developing nations : policy responses when private and social signals conflict / E.O. Edwards (1975) -- Migration, unemployment and development : a two-sector analysis / J.R. Harris and M.P. Todaro (1970) -- The 'classical theory' of international trade and underdeveloped countries / H. Myint (1958) -- Prebisch on protectionism : an evaluation / M.J. Flanders (1964) -- Unequal exchange and economic policies : some implications of the neo-Ricardian critique of the theory of comparative advantage / D. Evans (1976) -- The terms of trade between primary-producing and industrial countries / P.T. Ellsworth (1961) -- Export instability and economic growth : a statistical verification / C. Glezakos (1973) -- The structure of dependence / T. Dos Santos (1970) -- Transnationals, domestic enterprises, and industrial structure in host LDCs : a survey / S. Lall (1978) -- The import-substitution strategy of economic development : a survey / H.J. Bruton (1970) -- Industrialisation in Pakistan : a case of frustrated take-off? / J.H. Power (1963) -- Note on the concept of 'growth poles' / F. Perroux (1955) -- Capital goods, technology, and economic growth / N. Rosenberg (1963) -- Capital goods in developing countries / F. Stewart (1976) -- Small industry in underdeveloped countries / B.F. Hoselitz (1959) -- Some notes on the choice of capital-intensity in development planning / A.K. Sen (1957) -- A layman's guide to Little-Mirrlees / G.B. Baldwin (1972) -- The rationale and relevance of the Little-Mirrlees criterion / V. Joshi (1972) -- The valuation of labour in surplus labour economies : a synoptic view / A.P. ThirlwaU (1971) -- Effective tariffs, domestic cost of foreign exchange, and the equilibrium exchange rate / B. Balassa and D.M. Schydlowsky (1968) -- The theory of the optimising peasant / M. Lipton (1968) -- Supply responses of peasant producers : the effect of own-account consumption on the supply of marketed output / I. Livingstone (1977) -- The economics of agricultural resource use and development in plantation economies / G.L. Beckford (1969) -- India's new strategy of agricultural development : political costs of agrarian modernisation / F.R. Frankel (1969) -- Ironies of India's green revolution / W. Ladejinsky (1970) -- Criteria for the design of agricultural development strategies / B.F. Johnston (1972) -- On the concept of 'integrated rural development planning' in less developed countries / I. LiVingstone (1979) -- The origins of inflation in less developed countries : a selective review / C.H. Kirkpatrick and F.I. Nixson (1976) -- Some aspects of interest rate policies in less developed economies : the experience of selected Asian countries / A.G. Chandavarkar (1971).
Geographic Area Developing countries
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7324753
(OCoLC)ocm07324753
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