Essays on Balance of Payments Constrained Growth
Theory and Evidence
Edited by John McCombie, Tony Thirlwall
Routledge – 2004 – 352 pages
There are many theories concerning the relationship between the pace of development and economic growth in different countries. This impressive collection explores the relationship between a country's balance of payments and their rate of economic growth. The evidence and ramifications within the book will be of interest to economists and policy-makers in developing countries.
J.S.L. McCombie is a Fellow in Economics at Downing College, Cambridge, UK. A.P. Thirlwall is Professor of Applied Economics at the University of Kent, UK. He has been an advisor to various government departments, and a consultant to many international development organisations.