Reynolds, Lloyd G.
September 1985
FE: The Magazine for Financial Executives;Sep1985, Vol. 1 Issue 9, p16
Trade Publication
The article presents information on turning points of economic growth in various developing countries. Modern economic growth began in the Great Britain in the mid-eighteenth century, and in France in the late eighteenth century. The turning point is almost always associated with some significant political event and marked rise in exports. In Latin America independence in most countries was followed by a prolonged period of recurring civil war, lasting as late as 1876 in Mexico and 1885 in Colombia. In two cases"India and Pakistan" initiation of intensive growth was roughly synchronous with decolonization.


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