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Beyond the City: The Rural Contribution to Development

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  • David de Ferranti
  • Guillermo E. Perry
  • William Foster
  • Daniel Lederman
  • Alberto Valdés

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Beyond the City evaluates the contribution of rural development and policies to growth, poverty alleviation, and environmental degradation in the rest of the economy, as well as in the rural space. This title brings together new theoretical and empirical treatments of the links between rural and national development. New findings and are combined with existing literature to enhance our understanding of the how rural economic activities contribute to various aspects of national development. The study is based on original research funded by the World Bank's Office of the Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean. Of particular relevance is the interaction between agricultural and territorial development issues. The empirical findings also make substantial contributions to the debate over the appropriate design of public policies aiming to enhance the rural contribution to national development, including economic growth, poverty reduction, environmental sustainability, and macroeconomic stability.

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This book is provided by The World Bank in its series World Bank Publications with number 7328 and published in 2005.

ISBN: 978-0-8213-6097-2
Handle: RePEc:wbk:wbpubs:7328

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Keywords: Economic Theory and Research Agriculture - Agricultural Research Environmental Economics and Policies Agricultural Knowledge and Information Systems Health Economics and Finance Health; Nutrition and Population;

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