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Published by Duke University Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English

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Statementedited by S. Kuznets, W.E. Moore & J.J. Spengler.
ContributionsKuznets, Simon, 1901-1985., Moore, Wilbert E., Spengler, Joseph J.
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Open LibraryOL20185260M

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After World War II, emphasis was placed on the analysis of economic growth and development. Western economists notable for their contributions to the economics of growth and development include Gunnar Myrdal of Sweden, Sir Arthur Lewis of Great Britain, and Joseph Schumpeter of the United States. After an introductory discussion of economic growth, the book examines neoclassical growth theories, from Solow-Swan in the s and Cass-Koopmans in the s to more recent refinements; this is followed by a discussion of extensions to the model, with expanded treatment in this edition of heterogenity of households.5/5(8). signed to accelerate what we will define as economic growth. This emphasis on the growth phenomenon per se implies that at least in the first instance the economist approaches the problem of economic development within the context of a theory of economic growth. The assumption that there is a uniquely correct or at least a. Because development is a comprehensive process involving economic as well as social and environmental changes, this book takes an interdisciplinary approach. It attempts to describe and explain the complex relationships among various aspects of development, including population growth, economic growth, improvements in education and health.

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