Emerging from Poverty: The Economics that Really Matters by Gerald M. MeierEmerging from Poverty: The Economics that Really Matters by Gerald M. Meier

Emerging from Poverty: The Economics that Really Matters

byGerald M. Meier

Paperback | April 30, 1999

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Revealing the interplay between the development experience of poor countries and the evolution of thinking by economists, this book offers a retrospective appraisal of the development record and a prescriptive analysis of the urgent policy measures that remain to be undertaken.
Gerald M. Meier is at Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
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Title:Emerging from Poverty: The Economics that Really MattersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.99 × 5.31 × 0.59 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195037146

ISBN - 13:9780195037142

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"Meier provides the most balanced overview and synthesis of the field available....Not just economists will find this book valuable, so too will political scientists, sociologists, and policymakers concerned with development who may have often wondered what it was that development economistswere saying and why. Now in a scholarly yet accessible essay, Meier explains what what has been done and the long road still to be traveled." Choice