The Planning Problem: Investment Allocation and the Choice of Techniques

  • Ajit K. Dasgupta
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Abstract

In the last chapter, we were concerned with the problem of the optimum rate of investment at an aggregate level. This chapter deals with two special aspects of optimum investment: its sectoral allocation, and the choice of techniques. The chapter concludes with a justification of our emphasis on capital accumulation.

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© Ajit K. Dasgupta 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ajit K. Dasgupta
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  1. 1.Institute of Economic GrowthUniversity of DelhiIndia

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