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enigma of economic growth

D. Horowitz

enigma of economic growth

a case study of Israel

by D. Horowitz

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Published by Praeger .
Written in English


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In this book the Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Lucas collects his writings on economic growth, from his seminal On the Mechanics of Economic Development to his previously unpublished Kuznets Lectures. The chapters progress from a general theory of how growth could be sustained and why growth rates might differ in different countries, to a model of . Resource curse thesis. The idea that resources might be more of an economic curse than a blessing began to emerge in debates in the s and s about the economic problems of low and middle-income countries. However in The Spectator wrote "It is generally observed, that in countries of the greatest plenty there is the poorest living", so this was not a completely new .

Old and New Growth Theories analyses the most recent developments in the theory of economic growth and compares these to earlier theories. The book’s originality is due in part to the assembly of contributions from scholars of different persuasions – some within the mainstream and others from Keynesian, Kaleckian and Sraffian traditions. An expanding middle class and commodity boom had fueled economic growth, with GDP growth hitting a peak of % in However, the high cost of conducting business in Brazil, known as "Custo Brasil," was hurting domestic manufacturing, while incoming foreign investments threatened to overwhelm Brazilian markets.

South Asia has the highest rate of child malnutrition in the world, despite rapid economic growth compared to other regions such as sub-Saharan Africa. Known as the ‘South Asian enigma’ this feature is partly attributed to the low status of women in South Asian societies. This paper examines this tenet in the context of India, with particular emphasis on possible differences . The complete review's Review. In The Enigma of Capital David Harvey uses the recent 'crisis of capitalism' (from to the present, largely in the US and Europe) -- as well as the examples of past crises -- to make his arguments against capitalism itself. Harvey argues that there is a: "3 per cent compound growth rate that constitutes the capitalist juggernaut", as capitalism functions .


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The long-awaited second edition of an important textbook on economic growth—a major revision incorporating the most recent work on the subject.

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