Introduction to Economic Growth
One of the hottest fields in contemporary macroeconomics, economic
growth is both fascinating to theorists and critically important to
In Introduction to Economic Growth—the only text in the
field designed specifically for advanced undergraduates—Charles I.
Jones explains in clear, direct language how economists have come to
understand the long-run growth of economies. Beginning with empirical
evidence—how rich are the rich countries, how poor are the poor, and
how fast do the rich and poor countries grow? —Professor Jones then
presents the major theories of economic growth, from the Nobel
Prize-winning work of Robert Solow to the new growth theory that has
ignited the field in recent years.
- December 2001
- 7 × 9.6 in
/ 256 pages
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