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The Resource The elusive quest for growth : economists' adventures and misadventures in the tropics, William Easterly, (electronic resource)

The elusive quest for growth : economists' adventures and misadventures in the tropics, William Easterly, (electronic resource)

Label
The elusive quest for growth : economists' adventures and misadventures in the tropics
Title
The elusive quest for growth
Title remainder
economists' adventures and misadventures in the tropics
Statement of responsibility
William Easterly
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
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1957-
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Easterly, William
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ebrary, Inc
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  • Poor
  • Poverty
  • Developing countries
Label
The elusive quest for growth : economists' adventures and misadventures in the tropics, William Easterly, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-333) and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: I Why Growth Matters 1 -- 1 To Help the Poor 5 -- Intermezzo: In Search of a River 16 -- II Panaceas That Failed 21 -- 2 Aid for Investment 25 -- Intermezzo: Parmila 45 -- 3 Solow's Surprise: Investment Is Not the Key to Growth 47 -- Intermezzo: Dry Cornstalks 70 -- 4 Educated for What? 71 -- Intermezzo: Without a Refuge 85 -- 5 Cash for Condoms? 87 -- Intermezzo: Tomb Paintings 99 -- 6 The Loans That Were, the Growth That Wasn't 101 -- Intermezzo: Leila's Story 121 -- 7 Forgive Us Our Debts 123 -- Intermezzo: Cardboard House 138 -- III People Respond to Incentives 141 -- 8 Tales of Increasing Returns: Leaks, Matches, and Traps 145 -- Intermezzo: War and Memory 170 -- 9 Creative Destruction: The Power of Technology 171 -- Intermezzo: Accident in Jamaica 193 -- 10 Under an Evil Star 195 -- Intermezzo: Favela Life 215 -- 11 Governments Can Kill Growth 217 -- Intermezzo: Florence and Veronica 240 -- 12 Corruption and Growth 241 -- Intermezzo: Discrimination in Palanpur 253 -- 13 Polarized Peoples 255 -- Intermezzo: Violent for Centuries 282 -- 14 Conclusion: The View from Lahore 285 -- Notes 293 -- References and Further Reading 313 -- Index 335
Control code
ssj0000279016
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 342 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780262050654
Isbn Type
(hc. : alk. paper)
Other physical details
ill
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000279016
Label
The elusive quest for growth : economists' adventures and misadventures in the tropics, William Easterly, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-333) and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: I Why Growth Matters 1 -- 1 To Help the Poor 5 -- Intermezzo: In Search of a River 16 -- II Panaceas That Failed 21 -- 2 Aid for Investment 25 -- Intermezzo: Parmila 45 -- 3 Solow's Surprise: Investment Is Not the Key to Growth 47 -- Intermezzo: Dry Cornstalks 70 -- 4 Educated for What? 71 -- Intermezzo: Without a Refuge 85 -- 5 Cash for Condoms? 87 -- Intermezzo: Tomb Paintings 99 -- 6 The Loans That Were, the Growth That Wasn't 101 -- Intermezzo: Leila's Story 121 -- 7 Forgive Us Our Debts 123 -- Intermezzo: Cardboard House 138 -- III People Respond to Incentives 141 -- 8 Tales of Increasing Returns: Leaks, Matches, and Traps 145 -- Intermezzo: War and Memory 170 -- 9 Creative Destruction: The Power of Technology 171 -- Intermezzo: Accident in Jamaica 193 -- 10 Under an Evil Star 195 -- Intermezzo: Favela Life 215 -- 11 Governments Can Kill Growth 217 -- Intermezzo: Florence and Veronica 240 -- 12 Corruption and Growth 241 -- Intermezzo: Discrimination in Palanpur 253 -- 13 Polarized Peoples 255 -- Intermezzo: Violent for Centuries 282 -- 14 Conclusion: The View from Lahore 285 -- Notes 293 -- References and Further Reading 313 -- Index 335
Control code
ssj0000279016
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 342 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780262050654
Isbn Type
(hc. : alk. paper)
Other physical details
ill
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000279016

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