"Rather than try to survey the entire "developing world," this book provides students with the tools and theory to start their own research and investigation. The book is challenging, comprehensive, grounded in economic theory, and "worth it" for both the student and the teacher."
"The price is frustrating, but there is no better book for undergraduate economic growth. I have seen it taught in development courses as well, however I believe its best use is a focus on macroeconomic growth."
"I try to shoe-horn this book into Latin American Development or Economic Development courses when I can. If ever I get the chance to devote a semester to microfinance, this book will be the central text."