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Alternative Strategies for Economic Development


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. Keith Griffin
    Pages 1-23
  3. Keith Griffin
    Pages 24-35
  4. Keith Griffin
    Pages 37-67
  5. Keith Griffin
    Pages 68-99
  6. Keith Griffin
    Pages 100-131
  7. Keith Griffin
    Pages 132-163
  8. Keith Griffin
    Pages 164-193
  9. Keith Griffin
    Pages 194-225
  10. Keith Griffin
    Pages 226-242
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 243-269

About this book


The question of alternative strategies for economic development is the subject of great controversy and intense debate amongst practitioners and academics concerned with economic and social progress in the Third World. The core of this book is an analysis of the six most widely adopted strategies of development namely monetarism, the open economy, industrialisation, the green revolution or agriculture-led development, redistributive strategies of development and socialist strategies.


development Economic Development economy revolution Third World

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Economics University of CaliforniaRiversideUSA

About the authors

KEITH GRIFFIN is Distinguished Professor of Economics at the University of California, Riverside. He was formerly President of Magdalen College, Oxford. He has served as an adviser and consultant to various governments, international agencies and academic institutions in Asia, Africa and Latin America. He is the author or co-author of over twenty books in development studies, including Studies in Globalization and Economic Transitions.

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