Leading Sectors and the Take-off

  • W. W. Rostow
Part of the International Economic Association Series book series (IEA)

Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to clarify the basic economic mechanism which underlies the notion of the take-off — the idea of leading sectors — and to relate the workings of this mechanism to the other conditions required for take-off.

Keywords

Zinc Nickel Europe Petroleum Steam 

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© International Economics Association 1963

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. W. Rostow
    • 1
  1. 1.Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUSA

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