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Author Reinert, Erik S., 1949-

Title How rich countries got rich-- and why poor countries stay poor / Erik S. Reinert.

Imprint New York : Carroll & Graf, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  338.9009 R275h 2007    ---  Available
Edition 1st Carroll & Graf ed.
Description xxix, 365 p. : : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and (p. [336]-356) index.
Contents Foreword / Jomo K.S. -- Acknowledgments -- List of figures -- Introduction -- Discovering types of economic theories -- The evolution of the two different approaches -- Emulation : how rich countries got rich -- Globalizations : the arguments in favour are also the arguments against -- Globalization and primitivization : how the poor get even poorer -- Explaining away failure : red herrings at the end of history -- Palliative economics : why the millennium goals are a bad idea -- 'Get the economic activities right', or, the Lost art of creating middle-income countries -- Appendices : David Ricardo's theory of comparative advantage in international trade -- Two different ways of understanding the economic world and the wealth and poverty of nations -- Frank Graham's theory of uneven development -- Two ideal types of protectionism compared -- Philipp von Hornigk's nine points on how to emulate the rich countries (1684) -- The quality index of economic activities -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Subject Economic history.
Economic development -- History.
ISBN 0786718420
Standard No. AU@ 000042202898
NZ1 11060190

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