The Resource Comparative Advantage in Agriculture in Ghana, James Pickett and E. Shaeeldin, (electronic book)

Comparative Advantage in Agriculture in Ghana, James Pickett and E. Shaeeldin, (electronic book)

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Comparative Advantage in Agriculture in Ghana
Title
Comparative Advantage in Agriculture in Ghana
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James Pickett and E. Shaeeldin
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1957, when independence came, Ghana was one of the most advanced economies in sub-Saharan Africa. It seemed well placed to make rapid and substantial progress. In the event, economic performance was dismal, and by 1982 the economy was all but in ruins. External conditions and the weather can carry some of the blame for this. However, the fault lay mostly in internal policy, which, contrary to sound advice given by Arthur Lewis in 1953, discriminated against agriculture and increasingly inhibited market forces. Since 1983 economic reform and recovery have been under way. Here a realistic exchange rate has been central, and market forces have been resurgent. Apart from encouraging the cocoa farmer, policies have not noticeably included agriculture. Stateencouraged agricultural research and development and rural infrastructure could, however, be important, alongside soundly based industrial development ..
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FR-PaOEC
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Pickett, James
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international or intergovernmental publication
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Shaeeldin, E
Series statement
OECD Development Centre Working Papers,
Series volume
no.31
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  • Development
  • Ghana
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Comparative Advantage in Agriculture in Ghana, James Pickett and E. Shaeeldin, (electronic book)
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Publication
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not applicable
Control code
802630365008
Dimensions
21 x 29.7cm.
Extent
32 p.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
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(FR-PaOEC)
Label
Comparative Advantage in Agriculture in Ghana, James Pickett and E. Shaeeldin, (electronic book)
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Control code
802630365008
Dimensions
21 x 29.7cm.
Extent
32 p.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(FR-PaOEC)

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