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Economic development in the Twenty-first Century : lessons for Africa throughout history /

Matthew Kofi Ocran.

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Author: Ocran, Matthew Kofi
Published: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019]
Series: Palgrave studies in economic history.
Topics: Economic development - Africa.
Genres: Electronic books.
Online Access: SpringerLink - Full text online
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Intro; Preface and Acknowledgements; Contents; Abbreviations; List of Figures; List of Tables; Part I General Background and Governing Issues; 1 Why History Is Important in Africa's Economic Development Narrative; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 What Is Economic Development?; 1.3 What Is Economic Underdevelopment?; References; 2 Economic Development: Facts, Theories and Evidence; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Stylised Facts About Economic Growth in SSA; 2.3 Theories of Economic Development and Growth; Early Thoughts About Development; Classical Theories of Growth; Exogenous Neoclassical Growth Theory
Endogenous Neoclassical Growth TheoriesInstitutionalist Approach; Coordination Failure Approach; 2.4 Heterodox Theories; Dependency Theories; Modernisation Theories; World-Systems Approach; 2.5 Explaining SSA Growth Outcomes: A Review of the Empirical Evidence; 2.6 Conclusion; References; 3 Development Approaches from East Asia; 3.1 Introduction; Initial Conditions; The Growth Miracle; 3.2 Hong Kong; Modern Political History; Accumulation-Savings and Investment; Economic and Social Transformation; 3.3 Taiwan; Modern Political History; Accumulation-Human Capital, Savings and Investment
Economic and Social TransformationDemographic Transition; 3.4 Singapore; Modern Political History; Accumulation-Savings and Investment; Economic and Social Transformation; Demographic Transition; 3.5 South Korea; Modern Political History; Accumulation-Savings, Investment and Human Capital; Economic and Social Transformation; 3.6 China; Overview of Modern Political History; Capital Accumulation-Savings and Investment and Human Capital; Economic and Social Transformation; 3.7 Concluding Remarks; References; Part II European Growth and Development That Shaped Africa
4 Medieval European Economies, AD 400-15004.1 Introduction; 4.2 Early Medieval Western Europe; The Kingdom of the Franks, AD 481-814; The Saxon Empire; Britain; Byzantium; Eastern Europe; 4.3 European Economies in the High Medieval Times; European Feudalism; The Toll System; Weights and Measures; Coinage; Manorialism; 4.4 Resurgence of European Empires; 4.5 Western Europe in the Late Middle Ages; 4.6 Conclusions; References; 5 Mercantilism as a World Economic Order; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 First Aspect of Mercantilism-Unification of the State; 5.3 Second Aspect of Mercantilism-System of Power
5.4 Third Aspect-System of Protection-Third Aspect5.5 Fourth Aspect-Mercantilism as a Monetary System; Mechanism of Exchange; 5.6 Fifth Aspect of Mercantilism-Conception of Society; 5.7 Conclusion; References; Part III African Experience in the Long Run; 6 Medieval African Economies: AD 700-1500; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Early Medieval Africa-The Ghana Empire; Geographical Location; Political Economy; 6.3 Late Medieval Africa: The Malian Empire; 6.4 The Last of the West African Empires: Songhay; 6.5 Conclusion; References; 7 Emaciation of African Economies I: The Slave Trades, 1451-1830

Table of Contents for: Economic development in the Twenty-first