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Author Taylor, J. Edward,
Title Essentials of development economics / J. Edward Taylor and Travis J. Lybbert.
Imprint Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2015]
Edition Second edition.

Author Taylor, J. Edward,
Subject Development economics.
Economic development.
Developing countries -- Economic policy.
Alt Name Lybbert, Travis J.,
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 422 pages) : illustrations
Edition Second edition.
Summary "Essentials of Development Economics represents an alternative approach to traditional development economics textbooks, written to provide students with the critical tools used in today's development economics research and practice. Compact and less expensive than other textbooks for undergraduate development economics courses, Essentials of Development Economics offers a broad overview of key topics and methods in the field. Its fourteen easy-to-read chapters introduce cutting-edge research and present best practices and state-of-the-art methods. Each chapter concludes with an embedded QR code that connects readers to ancillary audiovisual materials and supplemental readings on a website curated by the authors. By mastering the material in this book, students will have the conceptual grounding needed to move on to higher-level development economics courses"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What development economics is all about -- What works and what doesn't? -- Income -- Poverty -- Inequality -- Human development -- Growth -- Institutions -- Agriculture -- Structural transformation -- Information and markets -- Credit and insurance -- International trade and globalization -- Choose your own epilogue.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780520959057 (electronic bk.)
0520959051 (electronic bk.)
9780520283169 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0520283163 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780520283176 (paperback ; alk. paper)
0520283171 (paperback ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 903206452
Additional Format Print version: Taylor, J. Edward. Essentials of development economics. Second edition 9780520283169 (DLC) 2014044821 (OCoLC)896953904

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