Finance of Modern Economic Growth - The Historical Role of Agricultural Resources
AbstractThe importance of an 'agricultural surplus' for the structural transformation accompanying economic growth is often stressed in development literature. 'Agricultural surplus', defined as the physical marketed surplus of food and raw materials, has an evident role in the expansion of non-farm employment. [Working Paper No. 121]
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agriculture; surplus; structural; economic; food; raw materials; employment;
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