Public Policy and Economic Development: Essays in Honour of Ian Little by Maurice Scott

Public Policy and Economic Development: Essays in Honour of Ian Little

EditorMaurice Scott, Deepak Lal

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

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This is a volume of essays in honour of Ian Little, who was Professor of Economics at Oxford until 1975, and whose seminal work in the discipline - notably in the areas of public policy and economic development - spans over 30 years and is still continuing. The authors, all well knowneconomists, provide pointers to help and influence policymakers in areas crucial to the economies of developing countries. Each chapter provides a succinct summing up of the literature, conveying the main ideas in the chosen area in a way that is accessible to the layperson as well as to theprofessional economist, keeping technical matter to a minimum. The volume as a whole covers issues of concern in both microeconomic and macroeconomic policy. These include: exchange rate policy, trade policy, problems of industrialization, foreign investment, taxation strategies, capital flows,and aspects of the interface between politics and economic policy. The collection begins with a personal memoir by Francis Seton and concludes with a bibliography of Little's published work.

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Maurice Scott is at Nuffield College, Oxford. Deepak Lal is at University College London.
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Title:Public Policy and Economic Development: Essays in Honour of Ian LittleFormat:HardcoverDimensions:414 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.1 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198285825

ISBN - 13:9780198285823

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`well and clearly written'Journal of Development Studies