The Future in Perspective

  • Gerald M. Meier


Even though the subject of this book cannot be encapsulated in a set of neat conclusions, this final chapter does summarize some of the ways in which classical economics remains relevant for development economics, examines the present state of the subject, and attempts to place future research in perspective.


Development Economic Political Economy Public Choice Capital Accumulation Growth Theory 
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