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Economic Development
2nd Edition
 
Series: Economics Today
 
Palgrave Macmillan
 
 
 
 
 
 
13 Jul 1998
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Economic development continues to be an area of interest to students on a variety of courses. The second edition of this book provides a lively and interesting introduction to the subject covering all of the major issues, including Third World debt, income distribution and environmental problems. Its issue-based approach makes it ideal for A-level and first year undergraduate students.


Description

Economic development continues to be an area of interest to students on a variety of courses. The second edition of this book provides a lively and interesting introduction to the subject covering all of the major issues, including Third World debt, income distribution and environmental problems. Its issue-based approach makes it ideal for A-level and first year undergraduate students.


Contents

The World and its Welfare
Development: Economic and Human
Population Growth: Threat or Opportunity?
Can We Cure Poverty?
Feeding the World
Industrialisation - The Key to Development?
Trade and Development
The Debt Crisis
Government, Externalities and the Environment


Authors

GARETH REES is Head of Economics at the United World College of the Atlantic, South Wales

CHARLES SMITH is a senior lecturer in Economics at Swansea Business School, Swansea Institute of Higher Education