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Product Description: This IEA volume brings together a set of essays written by leading authors on themes relevant to the study of economic development. The book covers a range of topics many of which are relevant to policy issues. The contributors bring new insights from empirical research in a range of economies with chapters including discussions of the UN development agenda, fiscal policy in Latin America, poverty data in Africa and Jordan, and monetary policy in South Africa...read more
By Timothy Besley (editor)

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9781137529732 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 20, 2015, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: This IEA volume brings together a set of essays written by leading authors on themes relevant to the study of economic development.

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9781137579447 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 20, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This IEA volume brings together a set of essays written by leading authors on themes relevant to the study of economic development.

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Product Description: What is good government? Why do some governments fail ? How do you implement political accountability in practice? What incentives do you need to put in place to ensure that politicians and public servants act in the public interest and not their own? These questions and many more are addressed in Timothy Besley's intriguing Lindahl lectures...read more

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9780199271504 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, August 10, 2006, cover price $77.00 | About this edition: Mainstream policy economics now pays more attention to the delivery of policy outcomes and how incentives and institutional change shape the effectiveness of government.

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9780199283910 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, October 11, 2007, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: What is good government?

Product Description: Policy makers who seek to reduce poverty should implement policies that enable their countries to achieve a higher rate of growth. Examining the relationship between growth and poverty reduction among eight countries in the 1990s and early 2000s, countries with rapid growth saw the most poverty reduction...read more
By Timothy Besley (editor)

Hardcover:

9780230500525 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 26, 2006, cover price $93.95 | About this edition: Policy makers who seek to reduce poverty should implement policies that enable their countries to achieve a higher rate of growth.

Paperback:

9780230500549 | Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, April 30, 2007, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Policy makers who seek to reduce poverty should implement policies that enable their countries to achieve a higher rate of growth.

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Product Description: The 1990s was a decade of historical significance with numerous and remarkable changes. It was also a time of considerable reforms that strengthened the policy framework in a large number of countries. Yet the resulting growth experiences of developing countries have been extremely varied and often below expectations...read more
By Thomas Besley (editor), Timothy Besley (editor) and Roberto Zagha (editor)

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9780821358726 | World Bank, April 1, 2005, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The 1990s was a decade of historical significance with numerous and remarkable changes.

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