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Observations on some patterns of economic development

U. Aye Hlaing

Observations on some patterns of economic development

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Published by Departments of Economics, Statistics and Commerce, University of Rangoon in [Rangoon] .
Written in English


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Cover title.

Statementby U Aye Hlaing. State investment in Burma railways, 1874-1914 / by Maung Shein.
SeriesEconomics research project : economic paper ;, no. 9-10
ContributionsShein, Maung.
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LC ClassificationsMLCM 99/02469 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. ;
Number of Pages56
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Open LibraryOL453287M
LC Control Number98168441

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For example, railways only started in the s, with steady growth for the next 45 years. Moreover, in poor countries, propensity to consume is already high and stern efforts are made to reduce superfluous consumption in order to encourage savings and capital formation.

However, apart from the dominant re-export element, which probably includes the transhipment of fish products for processing at regional canneries, the main products involved include the shipment of sugar and a range of manufactured items from Fiji to island neighbours, and mainly fresh produce from Western to American Samoa.

Received Dec 9; Accepted Mar 9. Over the past decade, export performance among the Pacific island countries has been mixed, but generally disappointing.

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