Issues in Contemporary Economics

Issues in Contemporary Economics : Volume 3: Policy and Development

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This book is Volume 3 of the Proceedings of the World Economic Congress held in Athens in 1989 under the auspices of the International Economic Association. It considers various aspects of economic policy and development faced by countries with different social, cultural and political systems.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 399 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 28.7mm | 697g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1991 ed.
  • XXIX, 399 p.
  • 0333524799
  • 9780333524794

Table of contents

Preface - The International Economic Association - Acknowledgements - IEA Programme Committee - Local Steering Committee - List of Authors and Section Leaders - Abbreviations and Acronyms - Introduction; P.Dasgupta - PART 1: AGRICULTURE - Public Choice, Markets and the Problem of Ensuring an Adequate Minimum Level of Welfare; E.F.McClennen - Environmental and Agricultural Issues: What is the Alternative to Public Choice Theory?; P.S derbaum - Public Choice and Agricultural Policy: The Case of the CAP; K.Hagedorn - Political Economy of the Common Agricultural Policy in the European Community; M.Hartmann, W.Henrichsmeyer, P.M.Schmitz - Public Choice and Agriculture: An American Example; G.Tullock & J.Hillman - PART 2: FOOD AND NUTRITION - Assuring a Household Food Security and Nutrition Bias in African Government Policies; P.Pinstrup-Andersen - Food Security and Policy Reform in Mali and the Sahel; J.Dion - Food Deprivation and Undernutrition in Rural Bangladesh; S.R.Osmani - Undernutrition in Sub-Sahara Africa: Is There a Sex Bias?; P.Svedberg - PART 3: TRADE POLICIES FOR DEVELOPMENT - Real Exchange Rate Policies for Economic Development: A Heterodox Interpretation; P.A.Yotopoulos - A Lost Generation? Why Latin American Development Depends on Growth: Surmounting the Reverse Transfer Problem of Debt; C.W.Reynolds - The Determinants of Manufacturing Exports from Latin America; S.Teitel - Recent Industrial Growth and Development in Kenya: Constraints and Prospects for the Future; E.Siggel - External Debt Service, Growth and Equity in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Triad Plan; B.W.Mutharika - PART 4: CENTRAL PLANNING FOR DEVELOPMENT - The Changing Image of Modern Socialism; O.T.Bogomolov - Economic Reforms versus Central Planning and Monoparty Control; A.Bajt - Redefining the Government's Role in Contemporary Collectivist and Market Systems; B.B.Gemper - Some Important Issues in the Reform of China's Planning System; L.Yuanzheng, L.Guangan, S.Jian - Index
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