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Diverse Development Paths and Structural Transformation in the Escape from Poverty
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Diverse Development Paths and Structural Transformation in the Escape from Poverty

Martin Andersson and Tobias Axelsson

Abstract

This book analyzes experiences of and possibilities for developing countries to catch up by providing a set of analytical interpretations of development experiences that with different degrees of success have taken place in Asia, Latin America, and sub-Saharan Africa. Based on the growth performance across the developing world over the last decades, it offers thorough accounts of the possibilities of engagement in such processes in an increasingly globalized world. The compilation of chapters shows the diversity and variation of development pathways that entail valuable lessons and implication ... More

Keywords: catching up, economic development, structural change, Development Economics, Economic History, agricultural transformation, diversity in development, Asia, Latin-America, Africa

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198737407
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737407.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Martin Andersson, editor
Associate Professor, Department of Economic History, Lund University

Tobias Axelsson, editor
Assistant Professor, Department of Economic History, Lund university