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The Theory and experience of economic development : essays in honor of Sir W. Arthur Lewis / edited by Mark Gersovitz [and others].

; Gersovitz, Mark
London ; Boston : Allen and Unwin, 1982.
ISBN 0043303234, 9780043303238

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Other Authors Gersovitz, Mark.
Lewis, W. Arthur 1915-1991.
Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Bibliographie.
Développement économique -- Recueils d'articles.
Développement économique.
Economic development.
Economics.
Economische ontwikkeling.
Entwicklungstheorie.
Économie politique.
Lewis, W. Arthur (William Arthur), 1915-
Lewis, W. Arthur, Sir (William Arthur), 1915-
Lewis, William Arthur, (1915-1991)
Lewis, William Arthur.
Theorie.
Wirtschaftsentwicklung.
Description ix, 403 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1982.
Notes Includes indexes.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-394).
Summary This volume is a collection of original essays written to honor Professor W. Arthur Lewis, 1979 co-winner of the Nobel Prize in economics. The authors, an international group of distinguished scholars, provide new perspectives on many of the most important theoretical and policy questions in economic development. Unified to a rare degree by their approach to the subject of development and by the high quality and rigor of their analysis, the contributors address a varied set of specific issues reflecting Professor Lewis' research interests.
Contents 1. On W. Arthur Lewis's contributions to economics / by Ronald Findlay -- 2. W. Arthur Lewis : an appreciation / by Jagdish N. Bhagwati -- part 1. The dual economy : 3. Lewis and the classicists / by Gustav Ranis and John C.H. Fei -- 4. The pattern of shift of labor force from agriculture, 1950-70 / by Simon Kuznets -- 5. Food price inflation, terms of trade and growth / by Lance Taylor -- 6. Alternative theories of wage determination and unemployment : the efficiency wage model / by Joseph E. Stiglitz -- 7. Agricultural development, education and innovation / by Mark R. Rosenzweig -- 8. Uncertainty, information and the inflation tax in poor countries / by Mark Gersovitz -- part 2. The open economy : 9. Unequal exchange in a Lewis-Type world / by Pranab K. Bardhan -- 10. Protection and growth in a dual economy / by Ronald Findlay -- 11. Lessons of experience under fixed exchange rates / by Arnold C. Harberger and Sebastian Edwards -- 12. Currency baskets and real effective exchange rates / by William H. Branson and Louka T. Katseli -- 13. Negotiating international economic order / by Goran Ohlin -- part 3. Cost benefit and planning : 14. General equilibrium theory, project evaluation and economic development / by T.N. Srinivasan -- 15. The economics of pollution control / by Partha Dasgupta -- 16. Planning and dual values of linearized nonlinear problems : a gothic tale / by William J. Baumol -- part 4. Economic history and history of thought : 17. Economic growth and stagnation in the United Kingdom before the First World War / by Sir Alec Cairncross -- 18. The cyclical pattern of long-term lending / by Charles P. Kindleberger -- 19. Inter-country diffusion of economic growth, 1870-1914 / by Lloyd G. Reynolds -- 20. Latin America in depression, 1929-39 / by Carlos F. Diaz-Alejandro -- 21. Indian industrialization before 1945 / by Ian M.D. Little -- 22. The rise and decline of development economics / by Albert O. Hirschman -- Publications by W. Arthur Lewis.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8282933
(OCoLC)ocm08282933
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