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Development Economics: From the Poverty to the Wealth of Nations

Yujiro Hayami and Yoshihisa Godo


This book provides a comprehensive, coherent, and optimistic overview on development economics, with an emphasis on East Asia. It is a fully revised and updated third edition, building on the strengths of the previous editions and providing up to date analyses of several recent changes and newly emerged problems relevant to the global economy. These include coverage of crises in Latin America; the recovery of East Asia from the 1997-98 financial crisis; the development of the 'Post-Washington Consensus' and the Millennium Development Goals; and the stalemate around the Kyoto Protocol.

Keywords: East Asia, political economy, Latin America, economic development, economic systems, Kyoto Protocol, global economy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780199272709
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2005 DOI:10.1093/0199272700.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Yujiro Hayami, author
National Graduate Institute of Policy Studies, Tokyo

Yoshihisa Godo, author
Meiji Gakuin University