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The Application of an Optimizing Model for Economic Development to Problems of Economic Planning in Northern Canada



    (Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Canada)


The paper is to formulate an economic model for determining possible development strategies and to demonstrate how it can be applied. It is necessary to identify some of the key economic features found in this part of the country since these will determine the type and the nature of the model.

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  • Chun-Yan Kuo, 1972. "The Application of an Optimizing Model for Economic Development to Problems of Economic Planning in Northern Canada," Development Discussion Papers 1972-02, JDI Executive Programs.
  • Handle: RePEc:qed:dpaper:183

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    1. Glenn P. Jenkins, 1994. "The appraisal of investment projects: A teaching approach," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 6(1), pages 115-122, January.
    2. Glenn P. Jenkins, 1985. "Public Utility Finance and Economic Waste," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 18(3), pages 484-498, August.
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    Northern Canada; ethnic groups; optimizing model; oil; gas; resource constraints;

    JEL classification:

    • C61 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis
    • O21 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy - - - Planning Models; Planning Policy


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