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Background information for planning for development:
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-some readings on  economic/business cycles:

Marx's analysis of capitalism. Excerpt and condensation of Chapter 6 from "The Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times, and Ideas of the Great Economic Thinkers", by Robert L. Heilbroner, 7th ed., 1999, available at www.rrojasdatabank.info/crisisdb/marxsanalysis.pdf

Boratav, Korkut, 2009, "A Comparison of Two Cycles in the World Economy: 1989-2007", available at www.rrojasdatabank.info/crisisdb/World_Economycycles.pdf

Fujita, S., 2003, "Creative Destruction and Aggregate Productivity Growth", Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia , 2003 available at www.rrojasdatabank.info/crisisdb/creativedestruction.pdf

Phillips, K.I. and J. Wrase, 2003, "Is Schumpeterian "Creative Destruction" a Plausible Source of Endogenous Real Business Cycle Shocks?", Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, 2003, available at www.rrojasdatabank.info/crisisdb/buscycleschumpet.pdf

Rojas, R., 1997, "The History of Economic Thought [I]", section on Marx’s methodology, available at www.rrojasdatabank.info/bothec02.htm

Rojas, R., 1985, "The making of a fractured society: the case of Latin America . The socioeconomic system of production, distribution, exchange and consumption". Available at: www.rrojasdatabank.info/foh7.htm

16 April 2008
This Time is Different: A Panoramic View of Eight Centuries of Financial Crises
by Carmen M. Reinhart, University of Maryland and NBER, and Kenneth S. Rogoff, Harvard University and NBER

 
 

-data for all countries:

From "World Development Indicators 2009", published by the World Bank Group:

Structure of Output: Gross domestic product -  Agriculture - Industry - Manufacturing - Services,  --available at www.rrojasdatabank.info/wdi2009/tab4.2.pdf

Agricultural Inputs: Agricultural land - Irrigated land - Land under cereal production - Fertilizer consumption - Agricultural employment - Agricultural machinery, 
--available at www.rrojasdatabank.info/wdi2009/tab3.2.pdf

Children at Work: Children in employment - Employment by economic activity - Status in employment,  --available at www.rrojasdatabank.info/wdi2009/tab2.6.pdf

Size of the economy: Population - Surface area - Population density - Gross national income - Gross national income per capita - PPP gross national income - Gross domestic product   --available at www.rrojasdatabank.info/wdi2009/tab1.1.pdf

The world by region: key indicators for each region,
--available at www.rrojasdatabank.info/wdi2009/regional-backgrounders.pdf


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