The elusive quest for growth [electronic resource] : economists' adventures and misadventures in the tropics / William Easterly.

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Published: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2001.
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245 1 4 |a The elusive quest for growth  |h [electronic resource] :  |b economists' adventures and misadventures in the tropics /  |c William Easterly. 
260 |a Cambridge, Mass. :  |b MIT Press,  |c 2001. 
300 |a 1 online resource (xiii, 342 p.) :  |b ill. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-333) and index. 
505 0 |a Why Growth Matters. To Help the Poor -- Intermezzo: In Search of a River -- Panaceas That Failed. -- Aid for Investment -- Intermezzo: Parmila -- Solow's Surprise: Investment Is Not the Key to Growth -- Intermezzo: Dry Cornstalks -- Educated for What? -- Intermezzo: Without a Refuge -- Cash for Condoms? 87 -- Intermezzo: Tomb Paintings -- The Loans That Were, the Growth That Wasn't -- Intermezzo: Roumeen's Story -- Forgive Us Our Debts -- Intermezzo: Cardboard House -- People Respond to Incentives. Tales of Increasing Returns: Leaks, Matches, and Traps -- Intermezzo: War and Memory -- Creative Destruction: The Power of Technology -- Intermezzo: Accident in Jamaica -- Under an Evil Star -- Intermezzo: Favela Life -- Governments Can Kill Growth -- Intermezzo: Florence and Veronica -- Corruption and Growth -- Intermezzo: Discrimination in Palanpur -- Polarized Peoples -- Intermezzo: Violent for Centuries -- Conclusion: The View from Lahore -- Notes -- References and Further Reading -- Index. 
650 0 |a Poor  |z Developing countries. 
650 0 |a Poverty  |z Developing countries. 
651 0 |a Developing countries  |x Economic policy. 
776 0 |i Print version:  |a Easterly, William Russell.  |t Elusive quest for growth.  |d Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2001  |z 026205065X  |w (DLC) 00068382 
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