W. Arthur Lewis and the Birth of Development Economics

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W. Arthur Lewis was one of the foremost intellectuals, economists, and political activists of the twentieth century. In this book, the first intellectual biography of Lewis, Robert Tignor traces Lewis's life from its beginnings on the small island of St. Lucia to Lewis's arrival at Princeton University in the early 1960s. A chronicle of Lewis's unfailing efforts to promote racial justice and decolonization, it provides a history of development economics as seen through the life of one of its most important founders. If ...

W. Arthur Lewis and the Birth of Development Economics 2005, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691121413

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