Globalisation, Development and Transition: Conversations with Eminent Economists (Paperback)Brian Snowdon (author)
This unique book provides a comprehensive survey of the major economic issues that have helped shape the modern world. It includes discussions of the latest research findings in the international economic development literature and scrutinises some of the most important debates in contemporary economics. Brian Snowdon examines the many controversies relating to long-run growth and development, problems of transitions from socialism to capitalism, international competitiveness and the impacts of globalisation.
To shed light on these critical issues Brian Snowdon interviewed eleven leading economists who are featured in this book: Daron Acemoglu, Alberto Alesina, Padma Desai, William Easterly, Stanley Fischer, Janos Kornai, Michael Porter, Dani Rodrik, Jeffrey Sachs, Xavier Sala-i-Martin and Jeffrey Williamson.
Globalisation, Development and Transition provides an all-encompassing guide to the contemporary literature on economic development and related fields, as well as an extensive and up-to-date list of references. It will be an essential resource for all scholars and students of economics, especially those with an interest in economic growth and development, economic history, trade and globalisation, and the economics of transition.
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
Number of pages: 560
Weight: 832 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 44 mm
'By reading this book, students should be able to grasp the historical background of current theory in development economics. The book provides useful supplementary reading for courses on development economics. Moreover, the comprehensive bibliography at the end is valuable not only for students, but also for researchers.'-- Hiroki Nogami, The Developing Economies
'Brian Snowdon is a superb economist and chronicler who tells us about critical issues and principal players through insightful interviews that immediately command attention. He is the indispensable economist whom we can all read, and be both entertained and instructed.'
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