Contextual Development Economics

A Holistic Approach to the Understanding of Economic Activity in Low-Income Countries

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-7230-9 (Print) 978-1-4419-7231-6 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 9-12

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      Pages 1-8

      Introduction

  3. Economic Characteristics of Low-Income Countries

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 9-12

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      Pages 13-27

      Poverty

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      Pages 29-41

      Transaction Costs

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      Pages 43-71

      Private Governance

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      Pages 73-90

      Informal Economic Activity

  4. Development Economics: The Past 70 Years

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 91-92

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      Pages 93-116

      The First Generation of Development Economists

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      Pages 117-133

      The Second Generation: Return to the Mainstream

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      Pages 135-148

      The Third Generation: Institutional Turn and the “New Development Economics”

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      Pages 149-173

      Conclusions from the Past and the Agenda for a New Generation of Development Economics

  5. In Search of an Analytical Framework for the Study of Low-Income Countries: The Style-Economic Approach

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 175-176

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      Pages 177-194

      Emerging New Directions in Development Economics

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      Pages 195-201

      German Historical Economics as Development Economics

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      Pages 203-224

      From Stage Theories to the Concept of Economic Styles

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      Pages 225-247

      The Relevance of the Historical School for the Study of Low-Income Countries

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      Pages 249-253

      Conclusions

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 255-287