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Traders and Development

  • Peter Bauer
  • Gerald M. Meier
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Abstract

This essay emphasizes the positive contributions of traders to the development process, especially in its early phases.

Keywords

Exchange Economy Capital Formation Trading Activity Demonstration Effect Subsistence Production 
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Notes

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© Gerald M. Meier 1994

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  • Peter Bauer
  • Gerald M. Meier

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