The Wealth of Nations in the Twentieth Century: the Policies and Institutional Determinants of Economic Development

The Wealth of Nations in the Twentieth Century: the Policies and Institutional Determinants of Economic Development

Paperback Hoover Institution Press Publication (Hardcover)

By (author) Raymond H Myers, Edited by Ramon H Myers, Contributions by David Bevan, Contributions by Visiting Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for the Study of African Economies Jan Willem Gunning, Contributions by Robert Christiansen, Contributions by Professor Emeritus Albert Fishlow, Contributions by Nicholas Eberstadt, Contributions by Director of the Development Research Group of the World Bank and Professor of Economics Paul Collier

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  • Publisher: Hoover Institution Press,U.S.
  • Format: Paperback | 335 pages
  • Dimensions: 161mm x 237mm x 33mm | 708g
  • Publication date: 15 December 1996
  • Publication City/Country: Stanford
  • ISBN 10: 0817994513
  • ISBN 13: 9780817994518

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This collection of essays, based on a conference at the Hoover Institution, compares the governmental policies and institutional determinants of economic development for sixteen countries within the context of Western economic development and national trends in the world economy. The study also includes an essay by Amartya Sen that examines the meaning of wealth and its different measurements.

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This collection of essays, based on a conference at the Hoover Institution, compares the governmental policies and institutional determinants of economic development for sixteen countries within the context of Western economic development and national trends in the world economy. The study also includes an essay by Amartya Sen that examines the meaning of wealth and its different measurements.