For courses on economic development
Accessible theory, relevant policy issues, and the latest data and research, in the context of a thorough introduction to the developing world.
Economic Development, - the leading textbook in this field - provides students with a complete and balanced introduction to the requisite theory, driving policy issues, and latest research. Todaro and Smith take a policy-oriented approach, presenting economic theory in the context of critical policy debates and country-specific case studies, to see how theory relates to the problems and prospects of developing countries.
New to this edition
Findings Boxes - new intuitive introductions to important recent research
Global Crisis - up-to-date challenges and opportunities for developing countries
Policy Analysis and case studies - review great progress in many developing countries, plus big challenges such as violent conflict and climate chan≥ insights from comparative case studies such as Costa Rica, Guatemala and Honduras.