Development Economics and Policy

The Conference Volume to Celebrate the 85th Birthday of Professor Sir Hans Singer

  • David Sapsford
  • John-ren Chen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction and Overview

    1. David Sapsford, John-ren Chen
      Pages 1-11
  3. The Influence of Trade on Economic Development

  4. The Prebisch-Singer Terms of Trade Hypothesis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Alfred Maizels, Theodosios B. Palaskas, Trevor Crowe
      Pages 63-85
    3. John-ren Chen, Herbert Stocker
      Pages 86-109
  5. Trade Strategies, Growth and Development

  6. Theory and Practice of Development

  7. The Distribution of Gains in the Context of Uneven Development

About this book


Hans Singer is undoubtedly one of, if not the, world's major scholars in the field of Development Economics. Over the last six decades he has made numerous contributions to the subject both as scholar and practitioner. This book contains 27 essays that were prepared for a conference that was held in Innsbruck Austria in May 1996 to celebrate his 85th birthday and represents a major and important overview of issues in development economics from the most eminent scholars in the field.


development development economics Economic Development

Editors and affiliations

  • David Sapsford
    • 1
  • John-ren Chen
    • 2
  1. 1.Lancaster UniversityEngland
  2. 2.University of InnsbruckAustria

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1998
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-26771-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-26769-9
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