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Economic Development

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674333062

Publication Date: 01/01/1964

109 pages

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This book is a completely revised and greatly enlarged edition of John Galbraith’s incisive and provocative analysis of the process of economic development, Economic Development in Perspective (HUP, 1962). With the clarity and distinction for which he is renowned, Galbraith discusses the appropriate form of help for nations in different stages of development and puts forward a number of unifying ideas that illuminate the whole complex subject.

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