Economic Development

Economic Development

by Charles Smith, Gareth Rees


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333722282
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 06/18/1998
Series: Economics Today
Edition description: 1998
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

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

Table of 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.

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