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Appropriate technologies for Third World development : proceedings of a conference held by the International Economic Association at Teheran, Iran / edited by Austin Robinson.

; International Economic Association
New York : St. Martin's Press, 1979.
ISBN 0312046723, 9780312046729, 0333240685

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Other Authors Robinson, E. A. G.
International Economic Association.
Subjects Appropriate technology -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Appropriate technology.
Developing countries.
Technologie appropriée -- Pays en voie de développement -- Congrès.
Description xix, 417 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Austin Robinson -- Adaptation of technologies to available resources / Paul Bourrières -- On appropriate technology / Partha Dasgupta -- The availability of appropriate technologies / Austin Robinson -- Intermediate technology in China's rural industries / Carl Riskin -- Appropriate technologies : some aspects of Japanese experience / Shigeru Ishikawa -- Appropriate technology in the dual economy : reflections on Philippine and Taiwanese experience / Gustav Ranis -- Some practical constraints on the use of appropriate technologies in Turkish industrial development / Gunal Kansu -- Problems in the generation of appropriate technologies / Amulya Kumar Reddy -- Technology and industrialization : reflections on the Iranian experience / Farhad Rad-Serecht -- Some reflections on the choice of appropriate industrial technology for developing countries / René Mercier -- Transfer and adaptation of technology : Unilever as a case study / K.H. Veldhuis -- The choice of appropriate technology by a multinational corporation : a case study of Messrs. Philips, Eindhoven / J.C. Ramaer -- Choice of technologies : the influence of multilateral financial agencies / Harold B. Kunkerley -- The role of aid donors in the choice of appropriate technology / J.M. Healey and J.T. Winpenny -- Proposal for a programme on appropriate technology prepared by the United States Agency for International Development / Peter Thormann -- Appendices to chapter 15: Proposal for a programme in appropriate technology ; Appropriate factor proportions for manufacturing in less developed countries : a survey of the evidence / Lawrence J. White -- Policies to encourage the use of intermediate technology / Howard Pack -- Appropriate institutions for appropriate technology / Bruce Koppel and Gary Hansen -- A summing up of the conference / Charles Cooper.
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Geographic Area Developing countries
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4493475
(OCoLC)ocm04493475
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