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Providing people, governments, bureaucrats, and aid agencies with the right incentives is the solution – figuring out what the incentives are and how to implement them is the problem. Solow’s logic had made clear that labor-saving technical advance was the only way that output per worker could keep increasing in the long run.

Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. A good reminder for economists, buried in their theories, not to lose sight of the human.

This book, chapter by chapter, systematically challenges all of the concensus notions about why poor nations remain poor. Overall, his point is that creating the right incentives, from education, to private investment, to combating inequality, to diminishing ethnic conflict is the key to growth.

En Busca del Crecimiento (June edition) | Open Library

Jeffrey Sachs’ impassioned plea for more foreign aid – private or public – in The End of Poverty can be read to some extent as a reply to The Elusive Quest for Growth.

Labor-saving technology is another term for output-per-worker-increasing technology. Mar 26, Oliver Kim rated it really liked it. He spent sixteen years as a Research Economist at the World Bank. In both cases you should know how to switch cookies back on! Easterly would say today. This doesn’t mean that anyone who uses your computer can access your account information as we separate association what the cookie provides from authentication.


Contrary to some of the spurious one-line reviews below, this book is definitely not Recently went back and re-read this book.

An outstanding discussion about how first world foreign aid to developing nations just doesn’t help. Since the end of World War II, economists have tried to figure out how poor countries in the tropics could attain standards of living approaching those of countries in Europe and North America.

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This is an outstanding book. The book starts by showing how a paper by Evsey Domar, on capital expansion during business cycles, somehow became the fundamental model for international aid for the next 60 years, even though the model had nothing to do with Third World growth and Domar explicitly repudiated it by The book presents plenty of interesting concepts related to development economics and complement them with great historical examples. Nov 24, Arbraxan rated it really liked gusca Shelves: Since both are decent writers the concepts they express are well within the grasp of general voting public.

Easterly’s chapters on traps, complements and matches were reall Great crecimiejto about the reason poor countries have failed to grow. Without going into too much depth, this was a really interesting look at at least one of esaterly potential causes of poverty. Lists with This Book.

How come that no one crecomiento the US banking crisis coming? However, Easterly’s passion for the subject comes through, and he presents very logical, almost common-sense arguments for how to actually help poor countries.

The Elusive Quest for Growth: Economists’ Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics

The authors of all these reports forget that having GDP rise faster than employment is called growth of income per worker, esaterly happens to be the only way that workers “very low incomes” can increase. This is the first book I read from W. If you have persistent cookies enabled as well, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts and computer reboots.


If a policy A is implemented and growth is negative, should you conclude that policy A has failed or succeeded in fostering growth? If you’re interested in aid and development, but don’t know a lot of economics, this book is a surprisingly good place to esaterly.

Some further details on Ravallion and Chen’s as well as Dollar and Kraay’s research would have been welcome.

To access your account information you need to be authenticated, which means that you need to enter your password to confirm that you are indeed the person that the cookie claims you to be. Sep 23, Bernie Gourley rated it really liked it. Aug 08, Darwyyn rated it really liked it. Attempted remedies have included providing foreign aid, investing in machines, fostering education, controlling population growth, and making aid loans as well as forgiving those loans on condition of reforms.

Jan 07, Manuel Fernandez rated it it was amazing. Backward areas have an advantage in implementing new supplemental technology as they have not vested interest in the old technology it is replacing.