Gunnar Myrdal

An Intellectual Biography

  • Authors
  • William J. Barber

Part of the Great Thinkers in Economics Series book series (GTE)

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This study examines the manner in which Gunnar Myrdal's intellectual style left an impact on the shaping of Sweden's welfare state, on race relations in the United States, on post-World War Two economic cooperation in Europe, and on the analysis of Third World economic development.


economic development economic policy economic theory equilibrium instability policy-making poverty welfare

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