Synopses & Reviews
Written to provide students with the critical tools and approaches used by development economists, Essentials of Development Economics
represents an alternative approach to traditional textbooks on the subject. 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. By mastering the material in this time-tested book, students will have the conceptual grounding needed to move on to more advanced development economics courses.
This new edition includes:
- updated references to international development policy process and goals
- substantial updates to several chapters with new and revised material to make the text more current and policy relevant
- replacement of several special features with new ones featuring more widely-cited studies