Teaching economics in developing and other countries

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Published by United Nations, Dept. for Economic and Social Information and Policy Analysis in New York .

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Statementguest editor, Amiya Kumar Bagchi.
SeriesJournal of development planning -- no. 24
ContributionsBagchi, Amiya Kumar., United Nations. Dept. for Economic and Social Information and Policy Analysis
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 206 p. :
Number of Pages206
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Open LibraryOL22192750M
ISBN 109211044243

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At the United Nations in September,countries agreed to eight Millennium Development Goals for developing countries, with a target year of for achieving all eight goals (United Nations, ). The research project proposed here is directly relevant to the first three of these eight goals.

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According to Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, these key factors are Reach, Range, and Reason. South Africa is one of the biggest economies on the African continent.

But – despite a period of strong growth from – their average annual growth rate for real GDP between the years has been relatively poor and certainly well below the African average.

A cluster of African countries has achieved much stronger growth. Stemming from the idea that economics is a social science that tends to forget its own history, this refreshing book reflects on the role of teaching with historical perspectives.

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Golden Rules, his recently-completed book on water rights in the California Gold Rush, will be published in early by University of Chicago Press. A teaching method comprises the principles and methods used by teachers to enable student strategies are determined partly on subject matter to be taught and partly by the nature of the learner.

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The 70 contributors are each well-regarded economists whose research has advanced the topic on which they write, and this book fulfills an undersupplied niche for a text in the economics of education.

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