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This book compares models of low-rent and high-rent development to explain the divergent growth of regions and to query the continued prioritization of industrialization over agriculture and export services as the engine of economic prosperity.

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This book compares models of low-rent and high-rent development to explain the divergent growth of regions and to query the continued prioritization of industrialization over agriculture and export services as the engine of economic prosperity.
Autorenporträt
Richard Auty is Professor Emeritus in Economic Geography at Lancaster University. He has advised many agencies on economic development issues, including the World Bank, EBRD, UNCTAD, IUCN, DFID, the US State Department, Chatham House and KIET. His research interests include resource-driven development, industrial policy and the political economy of development. He has taught at Dartmouth College and he has also been a visiting fellow at the Princeton University Research Program in Development Studies; Harvard Institute for International Development,; University of Sussex Institute for Development Studies; Resources for the Future; and UNU/WIDER. Haydn Furlonge is a Chartered Engineer and Adjunct Lecturer at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica. He has held senior managerial roles in the energy sector in Brunei Darussalam and in Trinidad and Tobago. He has been an Associate Professor at the Natural Gas Research Programme at the University of Trinidad and Tobago and the University of the West Indies anda Consultant for the World Bank, UNDP, and IDB.