Economics of Development

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This classic, bestselling textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of development economics.

An ideal textbook for undergraduate students of economics and other social sciences, it is also suitable for upper undergraduate and master’s level modules on development economics as an option on a non-economics degree.

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ISBN 9781137577948
Author

Thirlwall A

Publisher

Edition

10th

Binding

Paperback

Weight 1.31 kg
Dimensions 18.9 × 24.6 cm

Description

This classic, bestselling textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of development economics. The tenth edition of Tony Thirlwall’s book, now co-written with Penelope Pacheco-Lopez, provides a clear, comprehensive and rigorous introduction to the theory of development economics and the experience of developing countries. Balancing a historic approach with current data and references, it provides a wide-ranging analysis of the subject. This all-inclusive methodology succeeds at representing different schools of thought with a balance of micro and macro topics.

An ideal textbook for undergraduate students of economics and other social sciences, it is also suitable for upper undergraduate and master’s level modules on development economics as an option on a non-economics degree.

About the author

A.P. Thirlwall is Professor of Applied Economics at the University of Kent, UK. He has lectured widely in developing countries and has been a consultant to several international development agencies including the African Development Bank and the Pacific Islands Development Programme in Hawaii. He has written a number of other books in the field of development economics, and is Series Editor of the Great Thinkers in Economics collection published by Palgrave Macmillan.

Penelope Pacheco-Lopez teaches economics at the University of Kent, UK, and has been a Consultant to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the International Trade Centre, and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). She is the author with A.P.Thirlwall of Trade Liberalization and the Poverty of Nations.

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