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International Trade Growth and Development free pdf This collection of essays draws from over thirty years of work by noted economist Pranab Bardhan to address the interrelated themes of international trade, growth, and rural development. Covering a wide range of important issues within the field, these essays describe theoretical and empirical perspectives on economic agents both at the micro and macro levels of the economy in development. Additionally, introductions to each of the book's three sections place the articles in perspective and relate them to current research. The essays analyze such issues as: various constraints faced by poor countries trading with rich countries, the implications of vintage capital models for trade and growth, and the nature of contracts in rural markets of poor countries. The intensive empirical studies concerning this last issue (using both large datasets and field surveys) work to provide a solid foundation for a more authentic theory of rural development. This collection will make available some widely cited articles that are not always easy to find, in addition to serving as an overview of Bardhan's significant contribution to these areas of study.

About Pranab Bardhan

Pranab Bardhan is Professor at University of California, Berkeley, and co-chair of the MacArthur Foundation - funded Network on the Effects of Inequality on Economic Performance. He has done theoretical and field studies research on rural institutions in poor countries, on political economy of development policies, and on international trade. He is Chief Editor of the Journal of Development Economics He has written or edited 15 books, including The Political Economy of Development in India (Blackwell 1984, Rev. Ed. OUP 1998), The Role of Governance in Economic Development: A Political Economy Approach (OECD 1997), Development Microeconomics, co-written with Christopher Udry (OUP 2000), and the two-volume Readings in Development Microeconomics, co-edited with Udry (MIT 2000).

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Author : Pranab Bardhan
Publisher : Blackwell Publishers
Data Published : 03 January 2003
ISBN : 1405101415
EAN : 9781405101417
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 296 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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