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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Format: Electronic eBook
Table of Contents:
  • 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.