Development Economics: From the Poverty to the Wealth of Nations by Yujiro HayamiDevelopment Economics: From the Poverty to the Wealth of Nations by Yujiro Hayami

Development Economics: From the Poverty to the Wealth of Nations

byYujiro Hayami, Yoshihisa Godo

Hardcover | March 2, 2005

Pricing and Purchase Info


Earn 1,209 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store


In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores


This title includes the following features: A comprehensive, coherent, and optimistic overview with an emphasis on East Asia.; Builds on the strengths and successes of two previous editions; Up to date, including coverage of crises in Latin America; the recovery of East Asia from the 1997-98financial crisis; the development of the 'Post-Washington Consensus' and the Millennium Development Goals; and the stalemate around the Kyoto Protocol.
Yujiro Hayami is Chairman of the Graduate Faculty at the Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development and Professor at the National Graduate Institute of Policy Studies, Tokyo. Yoshihisa Godo is Associate Professor of Economics at Meijigakuin University and Visiting Associate Professor at the National Graduate Institut...
Title:Development Economics: From the Poverty to the Wealth of NationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:448 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.17 inPublished:March 2, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199272700

ISBN - 13:9780199272709


Table of Contents

Introduction1. A Theoretical Framework for Economic Development2. A Comparative Perspective on Developing Economies3. Population Growth and the Constraint of Natural Resources4. Breaking the Resource Constraint5. Capital Accumulation and Economic Development6. Patterns and Sources of Technological Progress7. Income Distribution and Environmental Problems8. Market and State9. The Role of Community in Economic Development10. Tradition and Modernization: A Concluding RemarkBibliographyIndex

Editorial Reviews

`A comprehensive textbook on development economics.'Development Policy Review