The Wealth of Nations in the Twentieth Century

The Wealth of Nations in the Twentieth Century : The Policies and Institutional Determinants of Economic Development

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This collection of essays, based on a conference at the Hoover Institution, compares the governmental policies and institutional determinants of economic development for sixteen countries within the context of Western economic development and national trends in the world economy. The study also includes an essay by Amartya Sen that examines the meaning of wealth and its different measurements.

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  • Hardback | 314 pages
  • 160.5 x 237.2 x 33.3mm | 707.62g
  • Hoover Institution Press,U.S.
  • Stanford, United States
  • English
  • 0817994513
  • 9780817994518

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This collection of essays, based on a conference at the Hoover Institution, compares the governmental policies and institutional determinants of economic development for sixteen countries within the context of Western economic development and national trends in the world economy. The study also includes an essay by Amartya Sen that examines the meaning of wealth and its different measurements.

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