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The Art of Performing Economic Miracles: Implementation Guidelines

Justin Yifu Lin and Célestin Monga

in Beating the Odds: Jump-Starting Developing Countries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691192338
eISBN:
9781400884681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192338.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter talks about the elements for success that may sound abstract, but actually provide a framework for achieving sustained growth, employment creation, and poverty reduction in poor business ... More


Technology in the Great Divergence

Gregory Clark and Robert C. Feenstra

in Globalization in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226065984
eISBN:
9780226065991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226065991.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the changes in per capita income and productivity from 1800 to modern times. It demonstrates the following: (1) There has been increasing inequality in incomes per capita across ... More


Modern Misérables: Labor Market Influences on Crime

Robert D. Crutchfield

in Get a Job: Labor Markets, Economic Opportunity, and Crime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717073
eISBN:
9781479829729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717073.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This introductory chapter briefly explores how labor market experiences influence crime. The general public easily accepts the idea that crime can be attributed to a poor economy. But recurring ... More


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