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Appropriate technologies for Third World development : proceedings of a conference held by the International Economic Association at Teheran, Iran

Author: E A G Robinson; International Economic Association.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E A G Robinson; International Economic Association.
ISBN: 0312046723 9780312046729
OCLC Number: 4493475
Description: xix, 417 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Austin Robinson --
Adaptation of technologies to available resources / Paul Bourrières --
On appropriate technology / Partha Dasgupta --
The availability of appropriate technologies / Austin Robinson --
Intermediate technology in China's rural industries / Carl Riskin --
Appropriate technologies : some aspects of Japanese experience / Shigeru Ishikawa --
Appropriate technology in the dual economy : reflections on Philippine and Taiwanese experience / Gustav Ranis --
Some practical constraints on the use of appropriate technologies in Turkish industrial development / Gunal Kansu --
Problems in the generation of appropriate technologies / Amulya Kumar Reddy --
Technology and industrialization : reflections on the Iranian experience / Farhad Rad-Serecht --
Some reflections on the choice of appropriate industrial technology for developing countries / René Mercier --
Transfer and adaptation of technology : Unilever as a case study / K.H. Veldhuis --
The choice of appropriate technology by a multinational corporation : a case study of Messrs. Philips, Eindhoven / J.C. Ramaer --
Choice of technologies : the influence of multilateral financial agencies / Harold B. Kunkerley --
The role of aid donors in the choice of appropriate technology / J.M. Healey and J.T. Winpenny --
Proposal for a programme on appropriate technology prepared by the United States Agency for International Development / Peter Thormann --
Appendices to chapter 15: Proposal for a programme in appropriate technology ; Appropriate factor proportions for manufacturing in less developed countries : a survey of the evidence / Lawrence J. White --
Policies to encourage the use of intermediate technology / Howard Pack --
Appropriate institutions for appropriate technology / Bruce Koppel and Gary Hansen --
A summing up of the conference / Charles Cooper.
Responsibility: edited by Austin Robinson.

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