What works in development? : thinking big and thinking small /Material type: BookPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2009Description: vi, 245 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780815702825 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0815702825 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Economic development | Social planning | Development economics
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Epoka University Library
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction : thinking big versus thinking small / Jessica Cohen and William Easterly -- The new development economics : we shall experiment, but how shall we learn? / Dani Rodrik. Comment by Sendhil Mullainathan. Comment by Martin Ravallion -- Breaking out of the pocket : do health interventions work? Which ones and in what sense? / Peter Boone and Simon Johnson. Comment by Anne Case. Comment by Jessica Cohen -- Pricing and access : lessons from randomized evaluations in education and health / Michael Kremer and Alaka Holla. Comment by David N. Weil. Comment by Paul Romer -- The policy irrelevance of the economics of education : is "normative as positive" just useless, or worse? / Lant Pritchett. Comment by Benjamin A. Olken. Comment by Nancy Birdsall -- The other invisible hand : high bandwidth development policy / Ricardo Hausmann. Comment by Nava Ashraf. Comment by Ross Levine -- Big answers for big questions : the presumption of growth policy / Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee. Comment Peter Klenow. Comment by William Easterly.