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The Resource Contextual development economics : a holistic approach to the understanding of economic activity in low-income countries, Matthias P. Altmann, (electronic book)

Contextual development economics : a holistic approach to the understanding of economic activity in low-income countries, Matthias P. Altmann, (electronic book)

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Contextual development economics : a holistic approach to the understanding of economic activity in low-income countries
Title
Contextual development economics
Title remainder
a holistic approach to the understanding of economic activity in low-income countries
Statement of responsibility
Matthias P. Altmann
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Poverty still persists in today's low-income countries despite decades of international aid, and extensive research on the determinants of growth and development. The book argues that meeting this challenge requires a holistic understanding of the context-specific factors that influence economic behavior and structures in poor countries. "Contextual Development Economics" approaches this task by offering a methodology that allows analysing the dynamic interrelations between economic, cultural and historical determinants of economic life in low-income countries. The book starts with a
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Cataloging source
GW5XE
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Altmann, Matthias P
Dewey number
338.9
Index
index present
LC call number
HD75
LC item number
.A48 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The European heritage in economics and the social sciences
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  • Development economics
  • Business
  • Electronic books
Label
Contextual development economics : a holistic approach to the understanding of economic activity in low-income countries, Matthias P. Altmann, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Poverty; Chapter 3: Transaction Costs; Chapter 4: Private Governance; Chapter 5: Informal Economic Activity; Part II: Development Economics: The Past 70 Years; Chapter 6: The First Generation of Development Economists; Chapter 7: The Second Generation: Return to the Mainstream; Chapter 8: The Third Generation: Institutional Turn and the "New Development Economics"; Chapter 9: Conclusions from the Past and the Agenda for a New Generation of Development Economics
Control code
SPR695388868
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 287 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441972316
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Contextual development economics : a holistic approach to the understanding of economic activity in low-income countries, Matthias P. Altmann, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Poverty; Chapter 3: Transaction Costs; Chapter 4: Private Governance; Chapter 5: Informal Economic Activity; Part II: Development Economics: The Past 70 Years; Chapter 6: The First Generation of Development Economists; Chapter 7: The Second Generation: Return to the Mainstream; Chapter 8: The Third Generation: Institutional Turn and the "New Development Economics"; Chapter 9: Conclusions from the Past and the Agenda for a New Generation of Development Economics
Control code
SPR695388868
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 287 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441972316
Specific material designation
remote

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