Economic Development by Michael P. TodaroThis best-selling text offers a unique policy-oriented approach that uses models and concepts to illustrate real-world development problems. Retaining its hallmark accessibility throughout, the Eighth Edition uses the most current data, offering full coverage of recent advances in the field, and featuring a balanced presentation of opposing viewpoints on todays major policy debates.The authors have streamlined this edition and have included coverage of new and critical topics. The text includes extensive country-specific examples, updated Country Case Studies, and Comparative Case Studies that allow students to apply concepts to specific developing nations.
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Todaro and Smith believe that development economics should foster a student's ability to understand real problems faced by developing countries. Unlike other texts, Economic Development , Ninth Edition , introduces economic models within the context of countries and issues, so that students learn to analyze and engage in ongoing policy debates. Praised for its even, balanced coverage, this text helps students to evaluate issues using the best available cross-sectional data, economic theory, and institutional and structural perspectives. Keeping pace with current data and events, the Ninth Edition includes the latest research in development as well as extensive country-specific examples of topics such as transition economics and urban policy. Michael P.
Economic Development. Michael P. This Best-Selling text retains the unique problem- and policy-oriented approach to development economics found in its earlier editions. Now extensively revised and updated to reflect the latest research and the most recent data, Economic Development, Fifth Edition, is the most comprehensive, current text in its field. This edition features a new chapter linking the environment and development problems; a new chapter describing critical issues for the s including the economic transition taking place in the republics of the former USSR and eastern Europe, the economic crisis in sub-Saharan Africa, and the impact of the globalization of the world economy; eighteen new country-specific case studies - one at the end of each chapter, and four new comparative case studies - one at the end of each part; extensive new analysis on critical topics such as women and development, the new growth theory, the U. Smith, George Washington University - is available. Economic Development Michael P.
Michael Paul Todaro born May 14, is an American economist and a pioneer in the field of development economics. He lived and taught in Africa for six years. He is also the author of eight books and more than fifty professional articles.
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