The Economic Surplus: Theory, Measurement, Applications

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Figure and Tables
FIGURE
2.1 Growth and Distribution in the Ricardian Model.23
TABLES
5.1 The Financing of Investment and the Pattern of Domestic Savings: Jamaica, 1962-84. Annual Averages.69
5.2 Gross Domestic Product by Distributive Shares. Jamaica, 1962-84. Annual Averages.70
5.3 Production and Incomes in Jamaica.71
5.4 Size of Surplus in Jamaica, 1962-84. Annual Averages. J$, 1975 Prices.72
5.5 Growth of Income and Surplus in Jamaica. Percent. Average Annual Rates. 1975 Prices.73
5.6 The Functional Distribution of the Surplus: Jamaica, 1962-84. Annual Averages.74
6.1 Distribution of Surplus III. Annual Averages. Percent.85
6.2 Composition of Non-Fuel Imports. Percent of Total Imports Except as Indicated. Annual Averages.89

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Figure and Tables ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • I - Introduction 1
  • 1: Surplus and Economic Development 3
  • II - Theory and Measurement 11
  • 2 - The Role of Surplus in Classical Political Economy 13
  • Notes 27
  • 3 - Making Surplus Visible: A National Accounts Approach 29
  • Notes 43
  • 4 - Accumulation and the Agricultural Surplus 47
  • Notes 61
  • III - An Application: Jamaica under Manley 63
  • 5 - Size and Distribution of the Surplus 65
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 5: SOURCES AND QUALITY OF DATA 78
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 5: SOURCES AND QUALITY OF DATA 79
  • Mechanisms of Stagnation 81
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 6: SURPLUS ACROSS COUNTRIES AND OVER TIME 92
  • 7 - The Role of Interest Groups 101
  • Notes 123
  • IV - Concluding Observations 127
  • 8: Is Surplus Obsolete? 129
  • References 137
  • Index 147
  • About the Author 153
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