Economic Development: Theory and Practice for a Divided Worldpresents contemporary coverage of key development topics such as human capital, technology, the environment, and population growth. The book was written with three guiding principles: Both the market system and government policy can work together to address the widening gap between rich and poor countries. Economic debate is important to understand because it has led to the current views of development. The application of development theory is best illustrated through diverse country case studies and real-world situations. KEY FEATURES Case Studies:35 cases present economic issues being faced by developing countries such as Taiwan, Brazil, India, China, Ghana, Mexico, and Thailand. Supporting case questions appear at the end of the chapters. Development Spotlight:24 Development Spotlight boxes illustrate and apply key theoretical concepts to real-world situations. COMPANION WEB SITE http://ww.prenhall.com/lynn -- includes an extensive bibliography, related Internet sites organized by chapter, and other resources.Lynn, Stuart R. is the author of 'Economic Development Theory and Practice for a Divided World', published 2002 under ISBN 9780130141613 and ISBN 0130141615.