Economic Growth (Advanced series in economics)

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9780070036970: Economic Growth (Advanced series in economics)

This work presents the theories and the empirical record of modern growth scholarship. It is the first volume in McGraw-Hill's "Advanced Series in Economics".

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--K. Daron Acemoglu, Professor of Economics, MIT

--Phillipe Aghion, Department of Economics, Harvard University

--Charles I. Jones, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley

--Robert E. Lucas, Jr., John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor, The University of Chicago, 1995 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences

" This is an invaluable book for a first graduate course in economic growth. The exposition is clear and easy to follow, but also rigorous. It is an excellent stepping stone for research in the field." --K. Daron Acemoglu, Professor of Economics, MIT

" Barro and Sala-i-Martin's valuable and readable book brings the student quickly to the frontiers of modern growth theory." --Robert E. Lucas, Jr., John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor, The University of Chicago, 1995 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences

" Barro and Sala-i-Martin provide an outstanding and comprehensive treatment of growth theory and empirics--an instant classic! I learn something new every time I pull my copy from the shelf." --Charles I. Jones, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley

" Barro and Sala-i-Martin have done a superb job of synthesizing much of the existing theoretical and empirical research on the mechanisms and determinants of economic growth and convergence. Though it incorporates much new material, this updated version is fully accessible to a third year undergraduate student, while remaining of invaluable use to any research scholar seriously interested in growth and development economics." --Phillipe Aghion, Department of Economics, Harvard University

& quot; This is an invaluable book for a first graduate course in economic growth. The exposition is clear and easy to follow, but also rigorous. It is an excellent stepping stone for research in the field.& quot; -- K. Daron Acemoglu, Professor of Economics, MIT

& quot; Barro and Sala-i-Martin's valuable and readable book brings the student quickly to the frontiers of modern growth theory.& quot; -- Robert E. Lucas, Jr., John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor, The University of Chicago, 1995 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences

& quot; Barro and Sala-i-Martin provide an outstanding and comprehensive treatment of growth theory and empirics--an instant classic! I learn something new every time I pull my copy from the shelf.& quot; -- Charles I. Jones, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley

& quot; Barro and Sala-i-Martin have done a superb job of synthesizing much of the existing theoretical and empirical research on the mechanisms and determinants of economic growth and convergence. Though it incorporates much new material, this updated version is fully accessible to a third year undergraduate student, while remaining of invaluable use to any research scholar seriously interested in growth and development economics.& quot; -- Phillipe Aghion, Department of Economics, Harvard University

"Barro and Sala-i-Martin have done a superb job of synthesizing much of the existing theoretical and empirical research on the mechanisms and determinants of economic growth and convergence. Though it incorporates much new material, this updated version is fully accessible to a third year undergraduate student, while remaining of invaluable use to any research scholar seriously interested in growth and development economics."--Phillipe Aghion, Department of Economics, Harvard University

"This is an invaluable book for a first graduate course in economic growth. The exposition is clear and easy to follow, but also rigorous. It is an excellent stepping stone for research in the field."--K. Daron Acemoglu, Professor of Economics, MIT

"Barro and Sala-i-Martin provide an outstanding and comprehensive treatment of growth theory and empirics--an instant classic! I learn something new every time I pull my copy from the shelf."--Charles I. Jones, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley

"Barro and Sala-i-Martin's valuable and readable book brings the student quickly to the frontiers of modern growth theory."--Robert E. Lucas, Jr., John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor, The University of Chicago, 1995 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences

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"Barro and Sala-i-Martin have done a superb job of synthesizing much of the existing theoretical and empirical research on the mechanisms and determinants of economic growth and convergence. Though it incorporates much new material, this updated version is fully accessible to a third year undergraduate student, while remaining of invaluable use to any research scholar seriously interested in growth and development economics."--Philippe Aghion, Department of Economics, Harvard University "Barro and Sala-i-Martin provide an outstanding and comprehensive treatment of growth theory and empirics--an instant classic! I learn something new every time I pull my copy from the shelf." Charles I. Jones , Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley "Laurence Kotlikoff is the world's leading authority on savings behavior: its causes and its consequences for public policy. These essays are a worthy successor and extension to his What Determines Savings? Anyone who wants to stay current on research in public finance will want to read the recent contributions collected here."--Robert E. Lucas, Jr., John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor, The University of Chicago, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences (1995)Please note: "What Determines Savings?" is in italics. "Dalia Marin and Monika Schnitzer have produced the first serious theory of barter in emerging market economies. Using the methodology and techniques of modern contract theory, they show how barter trade can mitigate contractual enforcement problems in relationships involving moral hazard in technology trade and debt repayments. They also provide an illuminating analysis of barter in transition economies where firms are both highly credit-constrained and operating in a non-competitive environment with a small number of suppliers and customers. This book will become a classical reference in the fields of transition, international trade and international finance, and also for all students and researchers interested in economic development and institutions."--Philippe Aghion, Department of Economics, Harvard University "Lionel McKenzie's new monograph is a pleasure to read. Only a major contributor to economic theory could teach general equilibrium theory with such clarity and authority. The book is gracefully written and rigorous, and does an elegant job of situating competitive equilibrium theory in the economic and mathematical traditions from which it evolved."--Robert E. Lucas, Jr., John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor, The University of Chicago, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences (1995) "Barro and Sala-i-Martin provide an outstanding and comprehensive treatment of growth theory and empirics -- an instant classic! I learn something new every time I pull my copy from the shelf."--Charles I. Jones, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley "*Contract Theory* is certainly the most important textbook on the frontiers of microeconomics since Tirole's celebrated *Theory of Industrial Organization*. Bolton and Dewatripont have done a marvelous job of providing an exhaustive account of the field, using only very simple and self-contained models and relying on a whole battery of economic applications. All this contributes to making the book not only the unavoidable teaching and research reference on contract theory, but also a unique tribute to economics at its best."--Philippe Aghion, Department of Economics, Harvard University

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