The Balance between Industry and Agriculture in Economic Development

Proceedings of the Eighth World Congress of the International Economic Association, Delhi, India

  • Jeffrey G. Williamson
  • Vadiraj R. Panchamukhi

Part of the International Economic Association Series book series (IEA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxii
  2. Sector Proportions and Economic Development: Theory and Evidence

  3. Sector Proportions and Economic Development: Country Studies

  4. Industry versus Agriculture in East European Economies

  5. Unbalanced Productivity Advance, Agriculture-led Development and Rural Activities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 303-303
    2. Irma Adelman, Jean-Marc Bourniaux, Jean Waelbroeck
      Pages 320-339

About this book


This volume of papers from the Eighth World Congress deals with changes in proportions and growth rates of sectors of the economy in relation to economic development. It includes a survey of theories of sectoral balance and studies of structural transformation in the Kuznets traditon.


agriculture Developing Countries development Economic Development growth

Editors and affiliations

  • Jeffrey G. Williamson
    • 1
  • Vadiraj R. Panchamukhi
    • 2
  1. 1.Economics DepartmentHarvard UniversityCambridgeUSA
  2. 2.Research and Information System for the Non-Aligned and Other Developing CountriesNew DelhiIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1989
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-19748-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-19746-0
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