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Development Economics through the Decades: A Critical Look at Thirty Years of the World Development Report Hardcover – Deluxe Edition, December 16, 2008
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"The reader benefits from Dr. Yusuf's insights into how development economics has changed and how political priority in development has changed over more than 30 years." --Takatoshi Ito, Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo, and Former Deputy Vice Minister for International Finance, Ministry of Finance of Japan
"This volume not only offers an invaluable retrospective of the World Bank's best thinking on development but also has the analytical caliber and policy insights to become an indispensable source for those dealing with the present and future growth and equity challenges faced by the developing countries." --Ernesto Zedillo, Former President of Mexico and Director, Yale Center for the Study of Globalization
About the Author
Joseph E. Stiglitz is a Nobel Prize-winning economist and the best-selling author of The Price of Inequality, Freefall, and Globalization and Its Discontents. He is a columnist for the New York Times and Project Syndicate and has written for Vanity Fair, Politico, The Atlantic, and Harper's. He teaches at Columbia University and lives in New York City.
Angus Deaton is Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economics and International Affairs in the Department of Economics and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He is the author of many books, including The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality (2013). In 2015, he was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the analysis of consumption, poverty and welfare.
William Easterly is the author of "The Elusive Quest for Growth: Economists' Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics" (MIT Press, 2001) and "The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good." He is Professor of Economics at New York University (Joint with Africa House), Codirector of NYU's Development Research Institute, visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution, and Nonresident Fellow of the Center for Global Development in Washington, DC.
Takatoshi Ito is Professor of Economics at the Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo.
Dervis is a member of the Turkish Parliament and former minister for economic affairs.