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Collection and recollections : economic papers and their provenance

Author: I M D Little
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
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Ian Little has been an important contributor to economic theory and its applications in the postwar era. His contributions to welfare economics and development economics have been especially influential. This book provides a fascinating insight into the personal and intellectual development of Professor Little, containing both the most important articles of his working life and autobiographical chapters.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: I M D Little
ISBN: 0198295243 9780198295242
OCLC Number: 39868142
Description: viii, 381 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: PART I: HOW I BECAME AN ECONOMIST. Ancestry and Education, 1915-1948. --
PART II: MOSTLY WELFARE ECONOMICS. Welfare Theory. The Treasury (1953-1955), and the years 1955-1958. Papers 1. The Foundations of Welfare Economics (1949). 2. Conclusions to A Critique of Welfare Economics, 2nd edn. (1957). 3. Direct versus Indirect Taxes (1951). 4. Welfare Criteria, Distribution, and Cost-Benefit Analysis (1979). 5. Social Choice and Individual Values (1952). --
PART III: DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS. Indian Planning, Africa, and Aid (I958-1965). The OECD: Trade, Industrialization, and Social Cost-Benefit Analysis (1965-1975). Korea, Taiwan, and the World Bank (I975-1978). Mainly Self-Employment or Semi-Retirement (I978-I997). Papers 6. The Strategy of Indian Development (1960). 7. Public Sector Project Selection in Relation to Indian Development (1969). 8. Protection and the Industrialization of Developing Countries (1968). 9. The Transnational Corporations: The Economics of International Direct Investment [from Economic Development (1982)]. 10. Project Appraisal and Planning Twenty Years On (with J. A. Mirrlees) (1991). 11. Trade and Industrialization Revisited (1994). 12. The Experience and Causes of Rapid Labour-Intensive Development in Korea, Taiwan Province, Hong Kong, and Singapore, and the Possibilities of Emulation (1981). 13. Small Manufacturing Enterprises and Employment in Developing Countries (1988). 14. Macroeconomic Analysis and the Developing Countries, 1970-1990 (1993). 15. India's Economic Reforms, 1991-1996 (1996). --
PART IV. LOOSE ENDS Miscellaneous Activities. Fiscal and Monetary Policy. Fund Management. Wealth Taxation. International justice. Reflections. Papers 16. Fiscal Policy (1952). 17. Higgledy Piggled Growth (1962). 18. Distributive justice and the New International Order (1980). 19. Ethics and International Economic Relations (1992). References. Collected Works of L M. D. Little. Index.
Other Titles: Economic papers and their provenance
Responsibility: I.M.D. Little.
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Ian Little has been an important contributor to economic theory and its applications in the postwar era. His contributions to welfare economics and development economics have been especially influential. This book provides a fascinating insight into the personal and intellectual development of Professor Little, containing both the most important articles of his working life and autobiographical chapters.

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