Thoughts on Planning in Western Economics

  • E. Malinvaud
Part of the International Economic Association Conference Volumes, Numbers 1–50 book series (IEA)


Future economic growth raises for the developed nations of the world many questions, some of which have recently been the subject of heated debate [13].1 The theory of long-term planning seeks to clarify these questions in such a way that irreversible decisions about the future are taken in the best possible conditions. Hence it is a very important activity for those countries which are most advanced on the road of material progress.


Market Economy Eastern Country Political Authority Socialist Country Central Agency 
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