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Contemporary Issues in Development Economics : Routledge Studies in Development Economics - B. N. Ghosh

Contemporary Issues in Development Economics

Routledge Studies in Development Economics

By: B. N. Ghosh (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 12th April 2001
ISBN: 9780415251365
Number Of Pages: 252

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This new collection of articles puts the very latest issues in economic development under the microscope, exploring them from a variety of perspectives.
Beginning with an assessment of the current state of play in development, the authors move forward to examine neglected issues such as human development, gender, brain drain, military expenditure and post-colonial theory. While analysing the problems of external debts, technology transfer and new theories of international trade, the relationship between developing and developed economies is fully explored. The book also examines the important topics of financial reform, structural adjustments and the role of the IMF in the new financial architecture.
The highly respected contributors subject these critical issues to thorough analysis with suggestions towards resolving some of these problems, making this an indispensable book that researchers and students of development economics cannot afford to miss.

'The book should especailly interest students at the beginning of their doctoral studies.' - Progress in Development Studies

Prefatory Notep. xiv
Introductionp. xv
Development in Development Economicsp. 1
Notesp. 13
Referencesp. 14
Human Development, Military Expenditure and Social Wellbeingp. 16
The Problem of Brain Drainp. 40
Gender and Developmentp. 57
Food Security in Developing Countriesp. 70
Notesp. 98
Referencesp. 99
External Debt, Government Expenditure, Investment and Growthp. 105
The Pure Theory of International Trade, Globalization, Growth and Sustainable Developmentp. 119
Knowledge, Technology Transfer and Multinational Corporationsp. 136
Referencesp. 151
The International Monetary Fundp. 154
Economic Development and Environmental Problemsp. 187
Referencesp. 208
Globalization as Westernizationp. 211
Referencesp. 222
Indexp. 224
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ISBN: 9780415251365
ISBN-10: 0415251362
Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 12th April 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 1