© 1998

Economic Development

  • Written in a very accessible style
    Issue-based approach ideal for Alevel and introductory level courses

Part of the Economics Today book series (ET)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Gareth Rees, Charles Smith
    Pages 1-13
  3. Gareth Rees, Charles Smith
    Pages 14-35
  4. Gareth Rees, Charles Smith
    Pages 36-52
  5. Gareth Rees, Charles Smith
    Pages 53-72
  6. Gareth Rees, Charles Smith
    Pages 73-90
  7. Gareth Rees, Charles Smith
    Pages 91-113
  8. Gareth Rees, Charles Smith
    Pages 114-148
  9. Gareth Rees, Charles Smith
    Pages 149-168
  10. Gareth Rees, Charles Smith
    Pages 169-183
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 184-189

About this book


Economic development continues to be an area of interest to students on a variety of courses. The second edition of this book provides a lively and interesting introduction to the subject covering all of the major issues, including Third World debt, income distribution and environmental problems. Its issue-based approach makes it ideal for A-level and first year undergraduate students.


development distribution Economic Development environment growth income distribution interest population population growth Poverty science and technology trade welfare

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.St Donats, WalesUK
  2. 2.Bridgend, WalesUK

About the authors

GARETH REES is Head of Economics at the United World College of the Atlantic, South Wales

CHARLES SMITH is a senior lecturer in Economics at Swansea Business School, Swansea Institute of Higher Education

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Economic Development
  • Authors Charles Smith
    Gareth Rees
  • Series Title Economics Today
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1998
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection Economics and Finance (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-0-333-72228-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-349-14689-5
  • Edition Number 2
  • Number of Pages XXI, 216
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Previously published under the imprint Palgrave
  • Topics Development Economics
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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