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Book reviews

  • Theodore W. Schultz
  • J. M. Ziman
  • Saunders Mac Lane


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    Mayer, André and Jean, “Agriculture: The Island's Empire”,Daedalus, 103 (Summer 1974), pp. 83–95.Google Scholar
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    See myThe Economics of Research and Agricultural Productivity (New York: International Agricultural Development Service, 1979), p. 2.Google Scholar
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    See my “Distortions of Research”, inInvesting in People: The Economics of Population Quality (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981), pp. 100–121.Google Scholar
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    His entrepreneurial talents also served the Rockefeller Foundation well in other respects during the years of his presidency of the Foundation.Google Scholar
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    For an extended analysis of this issue, see my “Distortions by the International Donor Community”, inInvesting in People, pp. 122–137.Google Scholar
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    See my “Knowledge Activities of Universities: A Critical View” (Chicago: The University of Chicago, Human Capital Paper No. 82-1, January 15, 1982), mimeograph.Google Scholar
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    Propp, Kathleen M.,The Establishment of Agricultural Universities in India (Urbana: University of Illinois College of Agriculture, 1968), Special Publication 15.Google Scholar
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    Rigney, Jackson A., “Foreword” in Propp, Kathleen,, p. 2.Google Scholar
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    See Ram, Rati and Schultz, Theodore W., “Life Span, Health, Savings and Productivity”,Economic Development and Cultural Change, XXVII (April 1979), pp. 399–421; see also Rudolph, Susanne Hoeber and Rudolph, Lloyd I. (eds),Education and Politics in India (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1972); Government of India Planning Commission,Draft Five Year Plan, 1978–83 (New Delhi, 1978), p. 226.Google Scholar
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    See myDistortions of Agricultural Incentives (Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1978).Google Scholar
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    From myThe Economics of Research and Agricultural Productivity, p. 71.Google Scholar
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    Griliches, Zvi, “Research Costs and Social Returns: Hybrid Corn and Related Innovations”,Journal of Political Economy, LXVI (October 1958), pp. 419–431.Google Scholar
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    Johnson, D. Gale, “U.S. Agriculture and the World Economy”, (L. J. Norton Lecture, 25 September, 1980, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois), fortheomigg; also Agricultural Economic Research Paper No. 80: 27 (Chicago: The University of Chicago, 1980). I am sceptical of the sophisticated mechanical extrapolations of this recent experience; see, for example, Lu, Yao-chi, Cline, Philip and Quance, Leroy,Prospects of Productivity Growth in U.S. Agriculture, Agricultural Economics Report No. 436 (Washington, D.C.: United States Department of Agriculture, September 1979).Google Scholar
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    In the United States, the electorate, including farmers in each of the respective states, has a strong voice in determining the appropriations of the state for agricultural research; this appropriation makes up most of the annual budget for this purpose.Google Scholar
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    London: Jonathan Cape, 1952.Google Scholar
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    New York: Columbia University Press, 1975.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Theodore W. Schultz
    • 1
  • J. M. Ziman
    • 2
  • Saunders Mac Lane
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ChicagoChicagoUSA
  2. 2.University of BristolBristolUK

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