The IMF and Economic Development (Hardback)James Raymond Vreeland (author)
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 404 g
Dimensions: 238 x 156 x 19 mm
'Vreeland's book is worth a look as it pieces together some interesting case studies, weaves an intriguing tale of political motives, and provides a concise and readable discussion of his attempt to measure the impact of IMF programs on economic growth.' Finance & Development
'Vreeland's The IMF and Economic Development contains novel and important findings regarding the impact of IMF programmes upon participant countries ... engaging ...' Cambridge Review of International Affairs
'... this is a valuable contribution to the debate on development policies both in its specific findings and its welcome reminder that the challenges of development are still best viewed through a political economy lens.' Development and Change
'After applying rigorous statistical and analytical methods, Vreeland arrives at some significant, and for the IMF, sobering conclusions ... Vreeland raises new questions that have important policy implications. He lays out new avenues of research and concludes with some suggestions for IMF reform.' Development Policy Review
"The most important book on the effects of programs on the economic growth experiences of developing countries." Perspective on Political Science
"This monograph by political scientist Vreeland should be of great interest to political scientists, international relations specialists, and economists. The book makes important contributions in its content and accessibility.... Highly recommended." Choice
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