Alternative Strategies for Economic Development by Keith Griffin

By Keith Griffin

The query of other suggestions for fiscal improvement is the topic of serious controversy and extreme debate among practitioners and teachers inquisitive about financial and social growth within the 3rd international. The middle of this publication is an research of the six most generally followed innovations of improvement particularly monetarism, the open economic climate, industrialisation, the golf green revolution or agriculture-led improvement, redistributive suggestions of improvement and socialist options.

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Nationalism in India or Nigeria or Indonesia, in contrast, is a step forward, an attempt to embrace a larger political community, to break down narrow parochial allegiances and tawiden the definition of those who count as "one of us". Ideally, nation building and economic development should go hand-in-hand, each helping to create a greater sense of well being, of goals shared in common and a commitment to the established order. In some circumstances, however, economic policy may make the task of creating a political community more difficult.

World inequality has increased 40 • Building new nations The modern nation-state as we know it today in j:urope emerged gradually during a long period of political turbulence and violence. It was built up slowly through the amalgamation of smaller territorial units and a central authority, recognised and widely accepted, developed only on a step-by-step basis. The integration of disparate peoples was therefore slow and the consolidation of a sense of national identity among the people comprising a modern European nation was a relatively recent phenomenon.

Third, if capital imports take the form of borrowing abroad from foreign banks, and if this is done by a country where protection is combined with an overvalued exchange rate, there is a grave danger that indebtedness will be incurred merely to finance "capital flight" rather than to add to the nation's stock of physical capital. Thus an "equilibrium" exchange rate, or more generally an absence of bias against exports, is important in helping to ensure that foreign loans are used productively. Unlike a monetarist strategy, an outward-looking strategy of development normally implies an active role for the state.

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