Development Economics through the Decades

Development Economics through the Decades Since , The World Bank S Annual World Development Report WDR Has Provided In Depth Analysis And Policy Recommendations On A Specific And Important Aspect Of International Development From Agriculture, The Role Of The State, Economic Growth, And Labor To Infrastructure, Health, The Environment, And Poverty In The Process, It Has Become A Highly Influential Publication That Is Consulted By International Organizations, National Governments, Scholars, And Civil Society Networks To Inform Their Decision Making ProcessesIn This Essay, Shahid Yusuf Examines The LastYears Of Development Economics, Viewed Through The WDRs The Essay Begins With A Brief Background On The Circumstances Of Newly Independent Developing Countries And Summarizes Some Of The Main Strands Of The Emerging Field Of Development Economics It Then Provides A Sweeping Examination Of The Coverage Of The WDRs, Reflecting On The Key Development Themes Synthesized By These Reports And Assessing How The Research They Present Has Contributed To Policy Making And Development Thought The Book Then Looks Ahead And Points To Some Of The Big Challenges That The World Bank May Explore Through Future WDRs The Essay Is Followed By Five Commentaries, Each Written By A Distinguished Economist Or Development Practitioner, Which Further Explore This Terrain From Different PerspectivesTogether, The Contents Of This Volume Provide An Extraordinary And Remarkably Compact Tour Of Development Economics Through, Around, And Beyond The WDR It Will Be Invaluable To Anyone Interested In The Evolution Of Development Economics Over The Past Three Decades As Well As For Students, Scholars, And Policy Makers In The Field Of DevelopmentTo Commemorate The Th Anniversary Of The World Development Report , This Book Is Being Simultaneously Published With The Complete World Development Report, This DVD Is A Fully Searchabel Digital Archive That Contains The Full Collection Of WDRs For Informationabout The DVD Or The World Development Report , Visit Worldbank Wdr

William Easterly is Professor of Economics at New York University, joint with Africa House, and Co Director of NYU s Development Research Institute He is editor of Aid Watch blog, Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and Co Editor of the Journal of Development Economics He is the author of The White Man s Burden How the West s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and S

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 212 pages
  • Development Economics through the Decades
  • William Easterly
  • English
  • 02 August 2017

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