Technological Dependence, Monopoly, and Growth

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Elsevier, May 3, 2017 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
Technological Dependence, Monopoly, and Growth presents the major difficulties of growth that the underdeveloped countries encounter after their initial steps towards industrial progress. This book discusses the problems of economic development in many underdeveloped countries.
Comprised of five chapters, this book begins with an overview of the vast differences between the levels of income in the developed and the underdeveloped countries. This text then examines the limited alternatives of underdeveloped economies to the adoption of methods and scales of production that evolved in the advanced economies in adaptation to their large markets and factor proportions. Other chapters consider the complications introduced by the problems of foreign trade. This book discusses as well the kind and degree of government intervention that would result to the transformation of the fundamental characteristics of a capitalist system. The final chapter deals with the economic integration of underdeveloped countries.
Economists will find this book useful.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
CHAPTER 1 UNDERDEVELOPMENT MARKET SIZE AND TECHNOLOGICAL DEPENDENCE
16
CHAPTER 2 MONOPOLISTIC STRUCTURES AND GROWTH
65
I THE CASE OF LAISSEZFAIRE
105
II THE CASE OF A MIXEDENTERPRISE SYSTEM
137
III THE FOREIGNTRADE ESCAPE FROM STAGNATION
161
EPILOGUE
199
APPENDIX TABLES
205
INDEX
207
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