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Catalysing Development: A Debate on Aid (Development and by Jan P. Pronk

By Jan P. Pronk

This quantity offers a state of the art debate at the arguable subject of improvement aid.

  • The participants are all specialists within the box of foreign development.
  • Presents a few difficult conclusions in regards to the function that reduction performs in catalysing, or stifling, development.
  • Represents a variety of diversified analytical perspectives.

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Extreme ideologies are neither required nor desirable. On the continuum between extremes (export promotion versus import substitution, state versus market, growth versus income distribution), each country must decide where it should situate itself at any given point in time and, even more importantly, get its timing right for the move on the continuum towards one direction or the other, without going too far. Extremes may be spectacular but are seldom effective. The ninth secret is the question of political democracy, economic democracy (in the sense of participatory decision-making processes) and economic efficiency.

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