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Heterodox Economic Development Textbooks

The listserv of the Union of Radical Political Economists (URPE) recently had a series of posts recommending non-standard economic development texts. I've pulled together the suggestions below. Mathew Forstater, Laura Ebert, Khalil Tian Shahyd, Julio Huato, Kathy McAfee, Peter Kriesler, Roz, and Siobhan McGrath all contributed to the list.

I am embarrassed to say that I haven't read a single book on the list (I'm interested in the topic, but don't actually work in this area). Nevertheless, I would add three titles that I can't believe didn't make it: Ha-Joon Chang's Kicking Away the Ladder; his book with Ilene Grabel, Reclaiming Development: An Alternative Economic Policy Manual; and Victor Bulmer-Thomas's The Political Economy of Central America since 1920.

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