Published annually since 1978, the World Development Report
has long been an influential publication and an essential reference on
the world economy and the state of economic and social development.
Each year's report focuses on a specific topic in development such
as labor, infrastructure, the role of the state, transitional
economies, health, the environment, agriculture, or poverty.
The Complete World Development Report, 1978-2010 brings together
the full texts of all 32 yearly reports in an easy-to-use, fully
searchable digital archive. This DVD allows users to explore, search,
and view every page of every report as it originally appeared. It
- A powerful search engine to easily and quickly locate information
at a granular level - both within and across volumes
- All 32 reports in HTML for targeted search results, as well as in
- A Web-style interface with dropdown menus and clear navigation
- Browsing features of all reports by title, year, and topic
- An up-to-date database derived from World Development Indicators
2009, providing direct access to more than 50 development indicators,
with time series data for 208 countries and 18 country groups
- Shahid Yusuf's masterful essay Development Economics through
the Decades: A Critical Look at 30 Years of the World Development
Report. With commentaries by Angus Deaton, Kemal Dervis, William
Easterly, Takatoshi, Ito, and Joseph E. Stiglitz.
Providing a comprehensive assessment of three decades of global
development issues, The Complete World Development Report,
1978-2010 will serve as an excellent reference tool for charting
the evolution of thinking, policymaking, and practice in the field of
development. This user-friendly resource will be invaluable to anyone
interested in understanding today's most pressing development
issues and the world's most critical challenge: putting an end to
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