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A new view of economic growth

Author: Maurice FitzGerald Scott
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
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The author takes issue with orthodox theory by using the growth of employment and the rate of investment as the key variables in explaining economic growth over a given period. He tests his theories  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice FitzGerald Scott
ISBN: 0198286740 9780198286745 0198287429 9780198287421
OCLC Number: 18382441
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xlix, 592 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: PART I MATERIALS; 1. Growth Concepts; 2. Growth Facts; PART II DEMOLITION; 3. Orthodox Growth Theories; 4. Some Unorthodox Growth Theories; PART III CONSTRUCTION; 5. Investment, Invention, and Scientific Discovery; 6. A New Growth Model; 7. The Rate of Return; 8. The Determinants of the Share of Investment in Output and the Complete Growth Model; 9. Growth of the Firm and Industry; PART IV USE; 10. Why Growth Rates Differ, I; 11. Why Growth Rates Differ, II; 12. Verdoorn's and Kaldor's Laws; 13. Fabricant's Laws; 14. Taxation and Growth; 15. The Optimum Rate of Investment and Growth; 16. The Slow-down in Productivity Growth after 1973; Statistical Appendix; References; Index
Responsibility: Maurice FitzGerald Scott.
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"One of the most interesting and controversial books on economic growth to have appeared in recent years. It skillfully blends theoretical and applied analyses and is well written."--The Economic Read more...

 
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