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Technology, Human Capital, And The World Food Problem

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    Alexander von Humboldt Award Colloquium 1984; TABLE OF CONTENTS: The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Awards; Recipients of the Alexander von Humboldt Award; The 1984 Award; Appraisal of the Scientific Work of Vernon W. Ruttan; Appraisal of the Contributions to Research and Graduate Education of Vernon Ruttan; Response to Award Presentation; Chapter 1: The IRAC's: Evidence of Impact on National Research and Extension Programs by R. E. Evenson; Chapter 2: The Evolution of Farming Systems and Agricultural Technology in Sub-Saharan Africa. by Hans P. Binswanger and Prabhu L. Pingali; Chapter 3: Technological Cycles in Latin American Agriculture by Martin Pineiro; Chapter 4: The Changing Economy and the Family by Theodore W. Schultz; Chapter 5: The Adaptive Development of Public Educational Systems: Intercountry Estimates of the Effects of Income, Input Prices and Population Growth by T. Paul Schultz; Chapter 6: Induced Institutional Innovation by Vernon W. Ruttan; Chapter 7: Technical Change, Human Capital and the World Food Problem by D. Gale Johnson; Appendix

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