Development economics in action : a study of economic by Tony Killick

By Tony Killick

Half A - Nkrumah and his rapid Successors, 1960-72 1. creation 2. improvement, Disequilibrium and kingdom Interventionism three. the industrial innovations of Nkrumah and his Successors four. household financial functionality within the Sixties five. exterior functionality: The foreign currency Constraint and its explanations 6. making plans, Saving and financial administration 7. Modernization with out progress eight. The Unbalanced development of Agriculture and nine. The kingdom as Entrepreneur 10. The kingdom as Controller eleven. After Nkrumah: Interpretations of regulations, 1966-72 12. classes half B - The list because 1972 thirteen. From Implosion to increase, 1972-2008 14. Structural switch 1970-2008 15. Forces for swap 1983-2008

Show description

Read or Download Development economics in action : a study of economic policies in Ghana PDF

Similar business development books

Harnessing Globalization: A Review of East Asian Case Histories

At a time of strong all over the world debates on globalization, this compact quantity showshow profitable all of the East Asian economies were in harnessing globalization by way of applicable and replacement ability to meet up with the complicated economies andwhat implications should be attracted to verify chinese language monetary progress in context.

From Imagination to Innovation: New Product Development for Quality of Life

It's most unlikely to degree the entire financial and mental merits of the stitching laptop, the polio vaccine, or the web. What we all know is that those items have replaced our lives for the higher, producing web merits well past the metric of company gains. As forces reminiscent of monetary marketplace volatility and fragmented markets exhibit the fragility of the worldwide economic system, the important to strengthen services and products that give a contribution to the future health of the many—rather than the few—is extra stated than ever.

No More Free Lunch: Reflections on the Cuban Economic Reform Process and Challenges for Transformation

In September 2010, the Cuban govt determined to embark on an monetary reform application, extraordinary after the Revolution in 1959. This spread out possibilities for Cuban economists and students to take part within the improvement of the reform software. because of delivers from SSRC (Social Sciences study Council, long island) and the Norwegian Ministry of overseas Affairs, numerous researchers from the Cuban imagine tank CEEC (Center for stories of the Cuban financial system, Havana) bought a chance to go to international locations which may be of curiosity for the reform strategy, significantly Vietnam, but additionally Brazil, South Africa and Norway.

Nature, Economy and Society: Understanding the Linkages

This publication provides an enquiry into the interface among nature, economic system and society, that is nonetheless in its early levels, even though the commendable development and advances made within the box of environmental and usual source economics in the ever-expanding barriers of economics as a self-discipline.

Additional resources for Development economics in action : a study of economic policies in Ghana

Sample text

But there was a dark side too. Mineral output was static and no new mines had been opened since the 1930s. 21 There were, it is true, large unexploited deposits of bauxite and iron ore of economic potential, but the quality of the ore was not high and there was no prospect of mining them in the near future. 22 In sum, Ghana’s known mineral resource base was substantial and diversified, but it was eroding and offered few prospects for rapid expansion. Capital resources Fairly high rates of economic growth were observed in the later nineteen-fifties, accompanied by an even faster expansion of the country’s stock of capital assets.

1966, contains a detailed description and analysis of the structure of Ghana’s economy at the beginning of the sixties. The bulk of this book was written by the late Robert Szereszewski and myself. 5 This is the mean of exports plus imports as a proportion of GDP. 6 For a fuller statement of this thesis see Szereszewski, 1965, passim. 3. 8 UN Economic Commission for Africa, 1966, Table 9. 9 Killick, 1966, pp. 130–1. 10 According to Bing, 1968, p. 386, 120 posts of the Ministry’s total establishment for Agricultural Assistants of 267 were unfilled in 1961.

The emphasis in the literature on the development strategies described Development, disequilibrium and state interventionism 25 in the previous section was placed heavily upon macro-economic magnitudes and this had its effect on those who wrote in this period on the techniques of planning. Stress was placed upon aggregative concepts like saving and investment ratios, average and incremental capital : output ratios, and import propensities. 52 The task of planning included compensation for the distortions of actual prices, which characteristically over-valued labour (along the lines of the article by Lewis already cited), and under-valued capital and foreign exchange.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.11 of 5 – based on 18 votes