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ICTs and Education in Developing Countries: The Case of India

Colin Agur

in Education and Social Media: Toward a Digital Future

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034470
eISBN:
9780262334853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034470.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Today, with ICTs proliferating rapidly in developing countries, new questions and debates have emerged about the role ICTs can play in education. For theorists of ICTs and the digital divide in ... More


Between Preservation and Exploitation: Transnational Advocacy Networks and Conservation in Developing Countries

Kemi Fuentes-George

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034289
eISBN:
9780262333924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034289.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

When are transnational networks likely to convince policymakers in developing countries to adopt potentially costly environmental regulations for the good of managing biodiversity? Since most of the ... More


Developing Countries

Eric A. Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann

in The Knowledge Capital of Nations: Education and the Economics of Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029179
eISBN:
9780262329170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029179.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The policy consensus for increasing school attainment across the world, summarized by “education for all”, has been eroding as improvements in schooling have not consistently led to better economic ... More


The Macroeconomics of Developing Countries: An Intermediate Textbook

Giovanni Andrea Cornia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856672
eISBN:
9780191889851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856672.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book focuses on the short- and long-term macroeconomic challenges faced by developing countries characterized by missing, incomplete, and dualistic markets and weak institutions. Such problems ... More


A Compendium of Key Words and Concepts in Aid and Development

Myles A. Wickstead

in Aid and Development: A Brief Introduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198744924
eISBN:
9780191806025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744924.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

An A to Z Compendium of eighteen key words and development concepts mentioned in Part One. The key terms provide further background on some of the key international organisations and institutions ... More


Political corruption in the developing and newly industrialised states

James L. Newell

in Corruption in contemporary politics: A new travel guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780719088919
eISBN:
9781526138729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088919.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Distinguishing between less developed, or developing, countries, on the one hand, and newly industrialised countries (NICs) on the other, the chapter discusses, first, the extent and causes of ... More


Modelling the Open Economy, Devaluation, and the Exchange Rate in Developing Countries

Giovanni Andrea Cornia

in The Macroeconomics of Developing Countries: An Intermediate Textbook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856672
eISBN:
9780191889851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856672.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter first examines the limitations of conventional open-economy macro models, such as the Mundell–Fleming model, when they are applied to developing countries. It discusses the Swan–Salter ... More


Genesis of Development Macroeconomics and National Accounts in Developing Countries

Giovanni Andrea Cornia

in The Macroeconomics of Developing Countries: An Intermediate Textbook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856672
eISBN:
9780191889851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856672.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter discusses the reasons whycKeynesian policies and development macroeconomics in low-income countries received any attention relatively late, as well as the factors that led to a gradual ... More


Social inclusion of older people in developing countries: relations and resources

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, Armando Barrientos, and Julia Mase

in From exclusion to inclusion in old age: A global challenge

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847427731
eISBN:
9781847427731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427731.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

With social exclusion debates originating in western industrialised nations, there have been few attempts, to date, to extend the exclusion lens to the situation of older people in developing ... More


Short-term Behavioural Equations for Developing Countries

Giovanni Andrea Cornia

in The Macroeconomics of Developing Countries: An Intermediate Textbook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856672
eISBN:
9780191889851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856672.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the structural difference in family size, structure, location, and preferences, as well as the features of the formal and informal financial markets that determine the access ... More


IS-LM and AS-AD with Behavioural Equations for the Developing Countries

Giovanni Andrea Cornia

in The Macroeconomics of Developing Countries: An Intermediate Textbook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856672
eISBN:
9780191889851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856672.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the IS-LM and AS-AD models developed for developing countries, as discussed for the developed countries in Chapter 3. However, while the basic components of such models are ... More


Ageing, wellbeing and development: Brazil and South Africa

Armando Barrientos, Valerie Møller, João Saboia, Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, and Julia Mase

in The New Dynamics of Ageing Volume 1

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447314721
eISBN:
9781447314745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314721.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter discusses the impact of individual ageing on the wellbeing of older people and their households in low-income areas Brazil and South Africa. The research was based on a longitudinal and ... More


Institutions, Investment, and Growth in Developing Countries

Giovanni Andrea Cornia

in The Macroeconomics of Developing Countries: An Intermediate Textbook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856672
eISBN:
9780191889851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856672.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Many analyses of long-term development neglect the importance of formal and informal political and economic institutions in developing countries. This chapter discusses the nature of such ... More


External Financing, Gap Models of Growth, and the Macroeconomics of Relying on Foreign Resources

Giovanni Andrea Cornia

in The Macroeconomics of Developing Countries: An Intermediate Textbook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856672
eISBN:
9780191889851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856672.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 10 reviews the factors responsible for the strong dependence of developing countries on foreign capital and foreign aid, as well as the cyclical capital inflows and long-term development ... More


Internal and External Liberalization, Inequality, Growth, and Poverty

Giovanni Andrea Cornia

in The Macroeconomics of Developing Countries: An Intermediate Textbook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856672
eISBN:
9780191889851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856672.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a general framework to analyse the impact on inequality, growth, and poverty of the internal and external structural adjustment reforms introduced in a large number of the ... More


Balance of Payments-constrained Growth

Giovanni Andrea Cornia

in The Macroeconomics of Developing Countries: An Intermediate Textbook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856672
eISBN:
9780191889851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856672.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter illustrates the features of the external sector of commodities-exporting and investments-importing developing countries. It discusses in particular the value of the price and income ... More


Macroeconomic Stabilization in Developing Countries

Giovanni Andrea Cornia

in The Macroeconomics of Developing Countries: An Intermediate Textbook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856672
eISBN:
9780191889851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856672.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In developing countries, the issue of macroeconomic stabilization has generated a considerable theoretical and political controversy. The chapter presents the theory behind the standard monetary ... More


Long-term Growth in Developing Countries with a Large Informal Sector

Giovanni Andrea Cornia

in The Macroeconomics of Developing Countries: An Intermediate Textbook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856672
eISBN:
9780191889851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856672.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The informal sector is an important component of the economy of many developing countries and a source of livelihood for a large section of the population. Yet, the empirical evidence shows that, ... More


How do Neoclassical Growth Models Behave in Low-income Countries?

Giovanni Andrea Cornia

in The Macroeconomics of Developing Countries: An Intermediate Textbook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856672
eISBN:
9780191889851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856672.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the extent to which the neoclassical long-term growth models developed for the advanced economies are able to reproduce the developing countries’ long-term growth path, ... More


Macroeconomic Policies for Growth and Poverty Reduction

Giovanni Andrea Cornia

in The Macroeconomics of Developing Countries: An Intermediate Textbook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856672
eISBN:
9780191889851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856672.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews alternative sets of macroeconomic policies to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 1 and 10 to the year 2030. The first goal of this strategy is ... More


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