Economic Development in the Third World
"This best-selling text offers a unique policy-oriented approach that uses models and concepts to illustrate real-world development problems. Retaining its hallmark accessibility throughout, the Eighth Edition uses the most current data, offering full coverage of recent advances in the field, and featuring a balanced presentation of opposing viewpoints on today's major policy debates. Economic Development includes extensive country-specific examples, with particular attention given to economic dislocations throughout Asia, Russia, and Brazil. Updated Country Case Studies and Comparative Case Studies allow students to apply concepts to specific developing nations."
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1 Statistical Rankings of Third World Countries
1 The NeoMarxist Theory and Critique
2 Social Indicators as Alternative Measures
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activities Africa agricultural areas assistance balance Bangladesh Bank basic benefits billion capital Chapter commodity consumption costs debt demand dependence developed nations developing countries distribution domestic economic development economic growth effects employment example exchange existing expand export factors farm Figure Finally force foreign given greater groups growing higher important improve income increase industrial institutional interest investment labor land Latin America LDCs less levels limited living lower major manufactured means measure ment migration nature opportunities output payments planning policies political poor population population growth poverty primary problems production projects promote relative result rich rising rural savings sector social SOURCE South Korea structure supply Table theory Third World Third World countries trade traditional United University urban wage