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Published by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD Publications and Information Centre, distributor] in Paris, [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science and state -- Congresses.,
  • Technology and state -- Congresses.,
  • Economic development -- Congresses.,
  • Social change -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesScience and technology for economic growth and social development
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ124.6 .O43x 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p. ;
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16584410M

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The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD; French: Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques, OCDE) is an intergovernmental economic organisation with 36 member countries, founded in to stimulate economic progress and world trade.

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Historically, much of it follows the neo-classical growth model of Solow (), followed by Barro.ture" below). "Economic development" is defined to include not only growth but also social and cultural changes which occur in the develop-ment process.

These last are hard to define; indeed, the problems inherent in their specification are the concern of much of this article. Within the general category of economic development, "modern.