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Poverty Reduction and Beyond

Development Strategies for Low-Income Countries

Palgrave Macmillan

Part of the book series: IDE-JETRO Series (IDE)

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Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv
  2. Poverty Reduction and Beyond: How Far toward the Goals?

    • Tatsufumi Yamagata, Takashi Shiraishi
    Pages 1-12
  3. Free Markets and Economic Development

    • William Easterly
    Pages 13-56
  4. Reducing Poverty through Innovation

    • Shahid Yusuf
    Pages 57-92
  5. What is Happening in “Poor” Africa?

    • Katsumi Hirano
    Pages 146-163
  6. Panel Discussion

    • Takashi Shiraishi, Tatsufumi Yamagata, Shahid Yusuf
    Pages 174-184
  7. Back Matter

    Pages 185-193

About this book

This book highlights strategies for poverty reduction in developing countries, with emphasis on the power of the market mechanism and vigor of the private sector, focusing ODA on a few longer term challenges and leveraging advances in technology to the fullest, and underlining the importance of human rights and security.

Keywords

  • Developing Countries
  • development
  • Economic Development
  • poverty
  • development policy
  • development aid

Editors and Affiliations

  • University of Tokyo, Japan

    Takashi Shiraishi

  • Poverty Alleviation and Social Development Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Center, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan

    Tatsufumi Yamagata

  • World Bank Institute, The World Bank, Switzerland

    Shahid Yusuf

About the editors

WILLIAM EASTERLY is Professor of Economics at New York University, joint with Africa House, and Co-Director of NYU's Development Research Institute. He is also a non-resident Fellow of the Center for Global Development and the Brookings Institution in Washington DC, USA KATSUMI HIRANO is the Director-General, Area Studies Center, the Institute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO). After completing Master Degree at Waseda University, Japan, he worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Special Assistant at the Embassy of Japan in Zimbabwe, Sasakawa Peace Foundation as Program Officer, and joined IDE in 1991 HIROSHI KATO is Deputy Director, JICA Research Institute. He graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1978 (B. L.). He earned a master's degree in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, in 1988 MASANOBU KIYOKA is Senior Advisor in rural development and development administration, JICA, Japan. He graduated from Waseda University in 1978 (B.A. in economics) SIMEEN MAHMUD is a Research Director, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS). She completed her M.A. in statistics at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh in 1974 and joined BIDS as Staff Demographer the same year. SATO KAN HIROSHI is the Director General, Research Promotion Department, IDE-JETRO, Japan. He is also a senior researcher on development sociology TAKASHI SHIRAISHI taught at the University of Tokyo, Japan (1979-1986), Cornell University (1987-1998) and Kyoto University (1996-2005) and currently serves as President of IDE-JETRO, and Professor and Vice-President at National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo TATSUFUMI YAMAGATA is the Director of the Poverty Alleviation and Social Development Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Center, the Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization (IDE-JETRO), as well as a professor of the IDE Advanced School. SHAHID YUSUF is Economic Adviser, Development Economics Research Group, The World Bank, holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University, USA and a BA in Economics from Cambridge University. He is the team leader for the World Bank-Japan study on East Asia's Future Economy.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Poverty Reduction and Beyond

  • Book Subtitle: Development Strategies for Low-Income Countries

  • Editors: Takashi Shiraishi, Tatsufumi Yamagata, Shahid Yusuf

  • Series Title: IDE-JETRO Series

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230236929

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan London

  • eBook Packages: Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection, Economics and Finance (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Institute of Developing Economies (IDE), JETRO 2009

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-230-21994-6

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-1-349-30544-5

  • eBook ISBN: 978-0-230-23692-9

  • Series ISSN: 2662-6314

  • Series E-ISSN: 2662-6322

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XIV, 193

  • Number of Illustrations: 14 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Development Economics, Development Studies, International Economics

Buying options

eBook USD 84.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-0-230-23692-9
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 109.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 149.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)