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'Professor Szirmai's fully revised edition of Socio-Economic Development is a tour de force. Grounded in economic history, it elegantly combines and integrates the modern development economics literature, careful empirical analysis, and illuminating country studies. Any serious student of long-run economic development, from the first-timer to those with decades of immersion in the subject, will want to have a copy of this encyclopedic yet accessible volume.' Hal Hill, H. W. Arndt Professor of Southeast Asian Economies, Australian National University
'This is a scholarly and comprehensive treatment of development economics that is accessible to a wide range of social science and development studies students. Its treatment of health issues, education policy, and rural development, and its comprehensive data tables, are unsurpassed in the development economics field.' Kenneth A. Reinert, George Mason University, Virginia
'The second edition of Adam Szirmai's book extends the author's ambitious effort to provide a nontechnical but comprehensive exposition of contemporary development thought and experience. The book deftly weaves together economic history, the history of thought, statistical data, country experiences, and contemporary economic analysis to provide a guide to the most important development questions ... Through this work, the author has performed a signal service to all serious students of development, whether veteran or just starting.' Emmanuel S. de Dios, Asian Pacific Economic Literature
Review of previous edition: This textbook ... succeeds in achieving this aim in a comprehensive and masterly fashion. ... The book is written in a lucid non-technical style and is attractively laid out. Szirmai's text is the best that I have read on this subject and should be extensively used as a core text on development courses in all universities.' The Times Higher Education Supplement
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Adam Szirmai is Professorial Fellow at the United Nations University Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT) and Professor of Development Economics at Maastricht University. His research focuses on the determinants of long-run growth, catch up and stagnation in the developing world, with particular emphasis on the role of the manufacturing sector. A second focus of his research concerns the relationships between innovation, technological change and economic growth.
Preface; Acknowledgements; List of acronyms and abbreviations; 1. Developing countries and the concept of development; 2. Development of the international economic order, 1450-2015; 3. Growth and stagnation: theories and experiences; 4. Technology and development; 5. Population and development; 6. Health, healthcare and development; 7. Education and development; 8. Economic development, structural change and industrialisation; 9. Industrial development; 10. Agricultural development and rural development; 11. State formation and political aspects of development; 12. Cultural and institutional dimensions of development; 13. The international economic and political order since 1945; 14. Foreign aid and development; References; Author index; Subject index.