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Economic development and poverty

E. F. Schumacher

Economic development and poverty

by E. F. Schumacher

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Published by Africa Bureau in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] E. F. Schumacher.
SeriesAfrica Bureau anniversary address, 1966
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD82 .S3788
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], 15 p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6012173M
LC Control Number66067628

Economic development and poverty. [E F Schumacher] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. Economic development is the process by which a nation improves the economic, political, and social well-being of its people. The term has been used frequently by economists, politicians, and others in the 20th and 21st centuries.

MIT’s Department of Economics and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) designed the MicroMasters® program credential in Data, Economics, and Development Policy (DEDP) to equip learners with the practical skills and theoretical knowledge to tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing developing countries and the world’s poor.. Through a series . The core of Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo’s new book, Poor Economics, can be summed up by a single sentence in the foreword: “[W]e have to abandon the habit of reducing the poor to cartoon characters and take the time to really understand their lives, in all their complexity and richness.” The next plus pages do exactly that, describing and analyzing the choices that .

  economic development is ultimately fueled by per capita income may be taking things too far, but at least it has the virtue of attempting to reduce a larger set of issues to a smaller set, hopefully in a way that is supported by sound reasoning and empirical evidence. This book implicitly contains a reduction as well, although not all the way. This book examines whether there is still a path to development through GVCs and trade. World Development Report Trading for Development in weaker macroeconomic frameworks; and more pervasive informality and poverty. Beyond the current steep economic contraction, the pandemic is likely to leave lasting scars on the global economy.


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