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  1. Session 2: Development Economics: History and Evolution 3 items
    1. Essential Reading 2 items
    2. Seminar reading 1 item
  2. Session 3: Economic Growth and Structural Change 3 items
    1. Essential reading 2 items
      1. Economic development - Michael P Todaro, Stephen C Smith 2012

        Book Essential Chapter 3: ‘Classic theories of economic growth and development’ in Economic development, pp. 109-139.

    2. Seminar reading 1 item
  3. Session 4: Markets and the State 4 items
    1. Essential reading 3 items
      1. The limits of the market: the pendulum between government and market - Paul de Grauwe, Anna Asbury 2017

        Book Essential Chapters: 1, 2, 7, 8. For details of print copy see entry below.

      2. The limits of the market: the pendulum between government and market - Paul de Grauwe, Anna Asbury 2017

        Book Essential Chapters: 1, 2, 7, 8.

      3. Joseph Stiglitz and the World Bank: the rebel within - Joseph E. Stiglitz, Ha-Joon Chang, World Bank ©2001

        Book Essential See chapter 3 'Redefining the Role of the State: What should it do? How Should it Do it? And How should these decisions be made?'. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

    2. Seminar reading 1 item
  4. Session 5: Poverty and Development 3 items
    1. Essential Reading 2 items
      1. Understanding Poverty - Dilip Mookherjee, Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, Roland Benabou 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Read: "Measuring Poverty" by Angus Deaton (19 pages) and "Understanding Prosperity and Poverty: Geography, Institutions and the Reversal of Fortune" (24 pages). For details of print copy see entry below.

      2. Understanding poverty 2006

        Book Essential Read: "Measuring Poverty" by Angus Deaton (19 pages) and "Understanding Prosperity and Poverty: Geography, Institutions and the Reversal of Fortune" (24 pages)

    2. Seminar reading 1 item
      1. The end of poverty: how we can make it happen in our lifetime - Jeffrey Sachs 2005

        Book Essential Read Chapter 3 "Why some countries fail to thrive" (pp.51-73) and review the (18!) explanations that Sachs briefly discusses for enduring poverty and come prepared to discuss them for a country that you are familiar with. Are there any alternative explanations? DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

  5. Session 6: Human Capital: Education, Health and The Role Of Incentives 4 items
    1. Essential reading 3 items
      1. Economics of development - Dwight H. Perkins c2001

        Book Essential Chapter 8: 'Education'.

      2. Poor economics: a radical rethinking of the way to fight global poverty - Abhijit V Banerjee, Esther Duflo 2011

        Book Essential Chapter 3: ‘Low hanging fruit for better (global) health?’ and Chapter 4: ‘Top of the class’. For details of print copy see entry below.

      3. Poor economics: a radical rethinking of the way to fight global poverty - Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo 2012

        Book Essential Chapter 3: ‘Low hanging fruit for better (global) health?’ and Chapter 4: ‘Top of the class’.

    2. Seminar reading 1 item
      1. The Changing Pattern of Wage Returns to Education and its Implications - Christopher Colclough, Geeta Kingdon, Harry Patrinos 11/2010

        Article Essential

  6. Session 8: Population, Fertility and Human Migration 2 items
    1. Essential reading 2 items
      1. Economics of development - Dwight H. Perkins c2001

        Book Essential Chapter 7: 'Population'. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

      2. Economic development - Michael P. Todaro, Stephen C. Smith 2012

        Book Essential Chapter 7: ‘Population growth and economic development: causes, consequences, and controversies’

  7. Session 9: Finance and Development 4 items
    1. Essential reading 3 items
      1. Achieving financial stability and growth in Africa 2016

        Book Essential Read chapter 2 by Spratt, S. (2016) ’Financial regulation, stability and growth in low-income countries: a review of the evidence and agenda for research’. For details of print copy see entry below

      2. Achieving financial stability and growth in Africa 2016

        Book Essential Read chapter 2 by Spratt, S. (2016) ’Financial regulation, stability and growth in low-income countries: a review of the evidence and agenda for research’

    2. Seminar reading 1 item
  8. Session 10: Trade and Development 3 items
    1. Essential reading 2 items
      1. Economic development - Michael P. Todaro, Stephen C. Smith 2012

        Book Essential Chapter 12: “International Trade Theory and Development Strategy”

      2. Trade Liberalization and Poverty: The Evidence So Far - L. Alan Winters, Neil McCulloch, Andrew McKay 02/2004

        Article Essential

    2. Seminar reading 1 item
      1. Did NAFTA Help Mexico? An Assessment After 20 Years - Mark Weisbrot, Stephan Lefebvre, Joseph Sammut 2014

        Article Essential

  9. Session 11: Agriculture and Development 5 items
    1. Essential reading 2 items
      1. World Development Report 2008: Agriculture for Development - World Bank 2008

        Document Essential Chapter 1: ‘Growth and poverty reduction in agriculture’s three worlds’

    2. Seminar reading 3 items
  10. Session 12: Conflict, Fragility and Development 3 items
    1. Essential reading 2 items
      1. War and Poverty - Patricia Justino 04/2012

        Article Essential

    2. Seminar reading 1 item
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