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Economic consequences of the size of nations

International Economic Association

Economic consequences of the size of nations

by International Economic Association

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Small States,
  • Economic development

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementproceedings of a conference held by the International Economic Association ; edited by E.A.G. Robinson
    ContributionsRobinson, E. A. G. (Edward Austin Gossage)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 447 p. :
    Number of Pages447
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26557422M

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Economic Consequences of the Size of Nations Proceedings of a Conference held by the International Economic Association. The Concept of the Nation and Its Relevance to Economic Analysis.

Svennilson. Pages Economic Growth Of Small Nations. Size of Nation and Cost of Administration. Front Matter. The Size of Nations exemplifies the best of political economy.

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() The Size of the Nation and Its Vulnerability to Economic Nationalism. In: Robinson E.A.G. (eds) Economic Consequences of the Size of Nations. International Economic Association Conference by: This book investigates whether the effects of economic integration differ according to the size of countries.

The analysis incorporates a classification of the size of countries, reflecting the key economic characteristics of economies in order to. Campbell, JL & Hall, JAThe Economic Consequences of the Size of Nations: Denmark in Comparative Perspective.

in JA Hall, O Korsgaard & OK Pedersen (eds), Building the Nation: N.F.S. Grundtvig and Danish National Identity. McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal, pp. 17 Oct. I remember reading this book somewhere betweensince my Uncle Chuck had loaned me his copy after he read and liked it. I remember liking it quite a bit too, and being convince of the argument - that developed nations tended to start growing slower and stagnating due to the special interests getting more and more political power and legislation passing that 4/5.

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Adam Smith's classic "The Wealth of Nations" may have had the largest global impact on economic thought. "The Wealth of Nations" is a seminal book that represents the birth of free-market. As a result, for each year a young woman delays her first birth, her chances of being in a family below the poverty level is reduced by percentage points among women of all races, a reduction over the total probability of being poor of 22 percent (Hofferth and Moore, ).

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Economic consequences of the size of nations: proceedings of a conference held by the International Economics Association Author: E A G Robinson ; International Economic Association. The discussion of the irrationality at the heart of nation-building is new to me.

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They argue that while these issues have always been at the core of historical analysis, international economists have tended to regard the size of a country as "exogenous," or no more subject to explanation than the.

The World Bank’s estimates from the West Africa Ebola epidemic suggest that economic disruption in low-income countries (LICs) could be even greater. For example, the economic growth estimate for Liberia was 3 percent (against a pre-Ebola estimate of percent); for Sierra Leone, it was −2 percent (against a pre-Ebola estimate Cited by: 4.

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5 The consequences of rapid population growth This chapter shows that rapid population growthat rates above 2 percent, common in most developing countries todayacts as a brake on development.

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