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Economic Development (8th Edition)

Michael P. Todaro, Stephen C. Smith

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ISBN 10: 0201770512 / ISBN 13: 9780201770513
Published by Addison Wesley, 2003
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Title: Economic Development (8th Edition)

Publisher: Addison Wesley

Publication Date: 2003

Book Condition:Good

Edition: 8th Edition.

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A complete, balanced introduction to the theory, issues, and latest research.

Economic Development–the leading textbook in this field–provides readers with a complete and balanced introduction to the requisite theory, driving policy issues, and latest research. Todaro and Smith take a policy-oriented approach, presenting economic theory in the context of critical policy debates and country-specific case studies so readers see how theory relates to the problems and prospects of developing countries.

The eleventh edition offers new sections on the global financial crisis and violent conflict.

About the Author:

Michael P. Todaro was Professor of Economics at New York University for eighteen years and Senior Associate at the Population Council for thirty years. He lived and taught in Africa for six years. He appears in Who's Who in Economics and Economists of the Twentieth Century. He is also the author of eight books and more than fifty professional articles. 

In a special February 2011 centenary edition, the American Economic Review selected Todaro’s article “Migration, Unemployment and Development: A 2-Sector Analysis” (with J. Harriss) as one of the twenty most important articles published by that journal during the first hundred years of its existence.



Stephen C. Smith is Professor of Economics and International Affairs at George Washington University. He received his PhD in economics from Cornell University. Smith is author of Ending Global Poverty: A Guide to What Works, co-editor of NGOs and the Millennium Development Goals: Citizen Action to Reduce Poverty, and author or coauthor of some three dozen journal articles.

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