Agenda for Development Economics

The latest volume of the Journal of Economic Perspectives (Vol. 24, No. 3, Summer 2010, link) puts together the feature story on development economics. As you can see below, the collection of articles looks really amazing!

Symposium: The Agenda for Development Economics

"Understanding the Mechanisms of Economic Development" (pp. 3-16)
Angus Deaton

"Theory, General Equilibrium, and Political Economy in Development Economics" (pp. 17-32)
Daron Acemoglu

"Diagnostics before Prescription" (pp. 33-44)
Dani Rodrik

"Uneven Growth: A Framework for Research in Development Economics" (pp. 45-60)
Debraj Ray

"Giving Credit Where It Is Due" (pp. 61-80)
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo

"Microeconomic Approaches to Development: Schooling, Learning, and Growth" (pp. 81-96)
Mark R. Rosenzweig

For those who have interests in education, the other symposium, No Child Left Behind, might also be helpful.

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