Introduction to Economic Growth 3E International Student Edition

Introduction to Economic Growth 3E International Student Edition

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Introduction to Economic Growth is the only text to synthesize the journal literature in a way that makes this important field accessible to undergraduates. Charles I. Jones and new co-author Dietrich Vollrath have updated and revised the text to reflect recent advances in Economic Growth Theory in clear, direct language.show more

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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 171 x 235 x 19mm | 597g
  • WW Norton & Co
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • w. ill.
  • 039392078X
  • 9780393920789
  • 201,795

Table of contents

Introduction: The Facts of Economic Growth The Solow Model Empirical Applications of Neoclassical Growth Models The Economics of Ideas The Engine of Growth A Simple Model of Growth and Development Social Infrastructure and Long-Run Economic Performance Population and the Origin of Sustained Economic Growth Alternative Theories of Endogenous Growth Natural Resources and Economic Growth Understanding Economic Growthshow more

About Charles I. Jones

Charles I. Jones is the STANCO Professor of Economics at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He received his Ph.D. from MIT in 1993. He is well known for his research and papers on long-run economic growth. Jones is equally well known as an educator with a gift for distilling complicated subjects down to their essence and making them accessible to all levels of students. He is the author of Introduction to Economic Growth, Third Edition (2013). Dietrich Vollrath (Ph.D. Brown, 2005) is Associate Professor (with tenure) of Economics at the University of Houston. He is an up-and-coming scholar in long-run economic growth.show more

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