The Political Economy of Development

  • Gautam Sen
Part of the Palgrave Advances book series (PAD)


This chapter examines:
  • influential theories of economic development;

  • reasons why some countries — and regions — have developed, but not others; and

  • the reasons for debt and financial crises in the developing world from the 1980s.


Foreign Direct Investment Political Economy Monetary Policy Debt Crisis External Debt 
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  • Gautam Sen

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