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course of American economic growth and development

Louis Morton Hacker

course of American economic growth and development

by Louis Morton Hacker

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Published by R. E. Krieger Pub. Co. in Huntington, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLouis M. Hacker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC103 .H1455 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 382 p. ;
      Number of Pages382
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4907883M
      ISBN 100882754890
      LC Control Number76056374

      Economic Growth and Development Barcelona GSE, Fall Prof. Antonio Ciccone, Ph.D. [email protected] 1 Overview and Objectives The course is about fundamental models used to analyze theoretical and empirical issues in economic growth and development. Course Outline The broad structure of the course is: A. Important Facts. Size: KB. This survey course introduces students to the important and basic material on human fertility, population growth, the demographic transition and population policy. Topics include: the human and environmental dimensions of population pressure, demographic history, economic and cultural causes of demographic change, environmental carrying.

      The influential book "The Limits to Growth" by Donella Meadows, Dennis Meadows, and Jørgen Randers published back in and the years update in tackled similar issues. I understand that in non-fiction books, there were a lot of books with the same topic as each author brought in their personal ideas/5.   Ceteris paribus, we would expect economic growth to enable more economic development. Higher real GDP enables more to be spent on health care and education. However, the link is not guaranteed. The proceeds of economic growth could be wasted or retained by a small wealthy elite. Economic growth. Economic growth in the UK.

      According to the authors, this question cannot be answered simply by looking at output growth and inflation rates. Over the course of seven chapters, Mishel and colleagues dissect the American economy along multiple dimensions, examining what has happened to American households. s and the time of the book’s publication, “economic. (4) Be able to interpret current economic issues (unemployment immigration, discrimination, inequality, the pace of growth) in the context of related historical phenomena, (5) Be better able to write about and discuss economic content in a way that is engaging and persuasive.


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