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Alternative strategies for economic development

Author: Keith B Griffin; Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Development Centre.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press in association with the OECD Development Centre, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Strategies for the advancement of economic development in the Third World are examined here, with special emphasis on government policies and the implications of alternative policy approaches for the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith B Griffin; Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Development Centre.
ISBN: 0312019793 9780312019792 0333469070 9780333469071 0333472918 9780333472910 0312096771 9780312096779
OCLC Number: 17649334
Description: ix, 267 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Development in Historical Context --
Growth rates in the Third World, yesterday and today --
A comparison with the rich countries --
Social indicators of development --
Poverty and inequality --
The distribution of income --
Building new nations --
Many Paths to Development --
A classification of strategies --
A few methodological issues --
Monetarism --
Price formation and economic efficiency --
Key prices and price distortions --
The monetarist reforms in Chile --
Monetarism in Argentina --
The Open Economy --
Government intervention and endogenous distortions --
Policy-imposed distortions --
Exports and growth --
Arithmetical implications of an open economy --
Growth and change in the world economy --
International capital movements --
The international migration of labour --
Evidence from some countries --
Industrialisation --
Industry in the Third World --
Third World manufacturing in a global context --
Three approaches to industrialisation --
Brazil: from import substitution to exports of manufactures --
India: the State, capital goods and self-reliance --
South Korea: planned exports of manufactures --
The Green Revolution Strategy --
Poverty and prices --
Productivity and the size of farm --
The early green revolution --
Agricultural growth and rural poverty in India --
A complete strategy of agriculture-led development --
Miracle rice in the Philippines --
Recent policy reforms in Bangladesh --
Redistributive Strategies --
Redistribution on the margin --
Redistribution of productive assets.
Responsibility: Keith Griffin.

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