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Economic development; the underdeveloped world and the American interest.

Walter Krause

Economic development; the underdeveloped world and the American interest.

by Walter Krause

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Published by Wadsworth Pub. Co. in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries,
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Economic assistance, American -- Developing countries.,
    • Developing countries -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC59.7 .K69
      The Physical Object
      Pagination524 p.
      Number of Pages524
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5821179M
      LC Control Number61007374

      His innovation to the world system theory and to the development theory was based on the incorporation and the connection between economically developed and underdeveloped countries with the help of the notion of capitalism and all the economic, political, social and cultural changes which became the consequences of the appearance of capitalism. Economnic Development-the Underdeveloped World and the Amiericatn Interest. By WALTER KRAUSE. San Francisco: Wadsworth Publish-ing Co., Pp. vii, $ In the preface of this important book, the author declares his express in-tention to be policy .

      Open a book — any book —on the economics of developing countries, and it will begin with the usual litany of woes. Developing countries, notwithstanding the enormous strides they have made in the last few decades, display fundamental economic inadequacies in a wide range of indicators. Levels of physical capital per person are small. 'Imaginative, stimulating statement of the economic goals of technologically underdeveloped nations, and how they can be most effectively achieved, without resort to Communism.' Source: The New York Times 'This interesting, well-written and important book projects a new light on various problems and will be much by:

      The World Economic Situation and Prospects is a joint product of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN/DESA), the United Nations Conference. Economic development affects all realms of life, economic, political and philosophical. It is policy in practice and a goal in process, yet there is no end point. This book will help you explore and understand what is meant by this term and how it affects the world and your local environment.


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