The World Economy: History & Prospect

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W.W. Rostow


The World Economy
History & Prospect

University of Texas Press Austin & London

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The World Economy: History & Prospect
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents xiii
  • Tables xvi
  • Charts xxviii
  • Preface xxxv
  • Introduction xxxix
  • Part One - The Demographic Transition 1
  • 1 - Two Centuries of Expansion in World Population 3
  • 2 - Population Dynamics Among the Early-Comers to Industrialization 12
  • 3 - Population Dynamics Among the Late-Comers to Industrialization 26
  • 4 - The Contemporary Scene: A Preliminary View 39
  • Part Two - Growth Since the Eighteenth Century: An Overall View 45
  • 5 - Industrial Growth and Its Diffusion 47
  • 6 - Growth and Structural Change 55
  • 7 - International Trade and Its Changing Distribution 65
  • 8 - Prices 81
  • 9 - Relative Prices and the Terms of Trade 91
  • Part Three - Trend Periods 101
  • 10 - Balanced and Unbalanced Growth 103
  • 11 - 1790-1815 111
  • 12 - 1815-1848 123
  • 13 - 1848-1873 146
  • 14 - 1873-1920 163
  • 15 - 1920-1936 203
  • 16 - 1936-1951 230
  • 17 - 1951-1972 247
  • 18 - The Price Revolution of 1972-1976 287
  • 19 - Trend Periods Summarized 299
  • Part Four - Business Cycles 305
  • 20 - Cycles: Another Result of Unbalanced Growth 307
  • 21 - Cycles in the Eighteenth Century: 1700-1783 311
  • 22 - Cycles in the Classic Era: 1783-1914 314
  • 23 - Interwar Cycles: 1919-1939 331
  • 24 - Cycles in Growth Rates: 1945-1973 338
  • 25 - Inflation: The Price of Full Employment 349
  • 26 - Stagflation: 1974-1976 358
  • Part Five - Stages of Economic Growth. Twenty Countries 363
  • 27 - Aggregate and Sectoral Analysis of Growth 365
  • 28 - Great Britain 373
  • 29 - The United States 384
  • 30 - France 394
  • 31 - Germany 401
  • 32 - Sweden 409
  • 33 - Japan 416
  • 34 - Russia-Ussr 426
  • 35 - Italy 438
  • 36 - Canada 448
  • 37 - Australia 456
  • 38 - Argentina 466
  • 39 - Turkey 475
  • 40 - Brazil 481
  • 41 - Mexico 491
  • 42 - Iran 500
  • 43 - India 509
  • 44 - China 522
  • 45 - Taiwan 538
  • 46 - Thailand 547
  • 47 - South Korea 552
  • 48 - Four Conclusions 561
  • Part Six - The Future of the World Economy 569
  • 49 - Are There Limits to Growth? 571
  • 50 - Population and Food 582
  • 51 - Energy 591
  • 52 - Raw Materials 610
  • 53 - Pollution and the Environment 619
  • 54 - Political Economy in the Fifth Kondratieff Upswing 625
  • 55 - Tasks of International Cooperation 644
  • Appendix a Index of World Industrial Production, 1700-1971 659
  • Appendix B the Volume and Distribution of World Trade, 1720-1971 663
  • Appendix C the Size of the United States Motor Vehicle Sectoral Complex, Early 1970's 670
  • Appendix D Sources for Charted Data, Part Five 675
  • Notes 717
  • Author Index 813
  • Subject Index 820
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