Capital Formation and its Sources
Economic activity has two sides — production of commodities and expenditure. In national income accounting, Gross National Product (GNP) represents the former and Gross National Expenditure (GNE) the latter. Chapters 4 and 5 analyzed production activity in agriculture and ‘industry’, the determinants of GNP. This and the next chapter analyze expenditure. This chapter deals with capital formation (investment).
KeywordsSaving Rate Capital Formation Foreign Capital Gross National Product Fixed Capital Formation
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