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Author Frankel, E
Title Managing Development : Measures of Success and Failure in Development
Imprint London : Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2005
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Note Cover -- Managing Development -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Terms and Abbreviations -- Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Prologue -- Introduction -- 1 Development Economics or Unrealistic Dream? -- 2 Economic Trends -- 3 Asia - The Future Center of the World Economy -- 4 Developing Africa - the Global Basket Base -- 5 Developing Europe -- 6 America's Achievements and Hopes -- 7 Development Financing or "Take from the Poor and Give to the Rich" -- 8 Actors in Public Development Financing -- 9 Strategies for Future Economic Development -- 10 The Future of Development -- 11 Postscript -- Appendix A: The United Nations -- Appendix B: Use of Expert Choice in Development Project Selection, Planning, and Design -- Notes -- References -- Bibliography -- Index
This book presents a critical view of economic development in the last 50 years and evaluates different approaches taken that led to success or failure. It covers development policies, methods, procedures, as well as development project selection and how the one-size-fits-all approach taken by major players in development resulted in huge waste and disappointments. Global examples and comparisons are used to identify the need for selective strategies and new ways to assure development effectiveness
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Frankel, E. Managing Development : Measures of Success and Failure in Development London : Palgrave Macmillan UK,c2005 9781403949493
Subject Developing countries -- Economic policy -- Management
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