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The Dynamics of socio-economic development: an introduction

By: Szirmai, Adam.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2005Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xxxiii, 711 p.ISBN: 9780521520843.Subject(s): Economic development | Social changeDDC classification: 338.9 Summary: Why are poor countries poor and rich countries rich? How are wealth and poverty related to changes in nutrition, health, life expectancy, education, population growth and politics? This modern, non-technical introduction to development economics takes a quantitative and comparative approach to contemporary debates, examining historical, institutional, demographic, sociological, political, cultural and ecological factors. Chapters contain comparative statistics from twenty-nine developing countries and assume no prior knowledge of economics.
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Revised edition of: Economic and social development, 1997

Why are poor countries poor and rich countries rich? How are wealth and poverty related to changes in nutrition, health, life expectancy, education, population growth and politics? This modern, non-technical introduction to development economics takes a quantitative and comparative approach to contemporary debates, examining historical, institutional, demographic, sociological, political, cultural and ecological factors. Chapters contain comparative statistics from twenty-nine developing countries and assume no prior knowledge of economics.

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