New Directions in the World Economy

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New York University Press, 1989 - Agriculture - 405 pages
Attempts to assist policy-makers in developing countries to prepare for and cope with challenges of the coming decade and beyond by providing (mainly empirical) information on the experiences of developing, developed, and socialist countries. Balassa (political economy, Johns Hopkins U.) considers alternative development strategies, the agricultural sector in developing countries, and issues of privatization and socialist reform. A substantial work. Printed in Hong Kong on acidic paper. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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