Development Economics: A Critical Introduction

Author:   Shahrukh Rafi Khan (Mount Holyoke College, USA)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
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9780415787352


Pages:   400
Publication Date:   05 November 2019
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Author:   Shahrukh Rafi Khan (Mount Holyoke College, USA)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Weight:   0.930kg
ISBN:  

9780415787352


ISBN 10:   0415787351
Pages:   400
Publication Date:   05 November 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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Part I: Background 1: Introduction 2: Data and its uses in development economics 3: Commonalities and differences in low and low middle income countries 4: Poverty, inequality and some proposed solutions Part II: Key approaches to economic development and the middle income trap 5: Classical and radical antecedents of development economics 6: Developmentalists and developmentalism 7: Neo-Marxism, structuralism and dependency theory 8: Neoliberalism and its critics 9: New developmentalism: industrial policy, policy space, and premature deindustrialization debates 10: Is there a middle income trap? Part III: How key approaches play into some key debates 11: Debates on foreign aid 12: Debates on foreign direct investment 13: Debates on agriculture/sustainable agriculture 14: Debates on technology and addressing environmental problems/green industrial policy Part IV: Conclusion 15: Catch-up growth: finding a trigger

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Shahrukh Rafi Khan is currently Research Associate at Mount Holyoke College, USA. He formerly served as executive director of the Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Islamabad. He has also formerly taught at the University of Utah and Vassar College and served as Copeland Fellow at Amherst College. He has published extensively in refereed journals and authored and edited numerous books. He has twice won The Akhtar Hameed Khan book prize and engaged in academic consulting for several international organizations.

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