Theory of Economic Growth

Theory of Economic Growth

by W. Arthur Lewis
     
 

a landmark in the contemporary approach to economics"The Observer
"it is as good a book as its most obvious predecessors in the genre: Smith's Wealth of Nations and Marshall's Industry and the Trade"Times Educational Supplement
Setting out the problems to be solved if mankind is to be freed from poverty, Theory of Economic Growth embraces

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a landmark in the contemporary approach to economics"The Observer
"it is as good a book as its most obvious predecessors in the genre: Smith's Wealth of Nations and Marshall's Industry and the Trade"Times Educational Supplement
Setting out the problems to be solved if mankind is to be freed from poverty, Theory of Economic Growth embraces the disciplines of economics, history, sociology, politics and anthropology in its coverage. Focussing on output and growth (rather than distribution and consumption) the book discusses economic institutions, knowledge, capital, population, resources and government, and their role in the growth of output per head of population.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415407083
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Edition description:
New
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The Will to Economize 3. Economic Institutiond 4. Knowledge 5. Capital 6. Population and Resources 7. Government

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