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Ashwani Saith: Ajit Singh Of Cambridge And Chandigarh – An Intellectual Biography Of The Radical Sikh Economist

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Ashwani Saith: Ajit Singh Of Cambridge And Chandigarh – An Intellectual Biography Of The Radical Sikh EconomistHas interesting stories from Cambridge:Anthony Thirlwall provides us with this aphoristic nugget that sums it all up: “The distinguished development economist Ajit Singh tells how, when he first went to Cambridge to study economics, Nicholas Kaldor taught him three things: first, the only way for a country to develop is to industrialize; second, the only way for a country to industrialize is to protect itself; and third, anyone who says otherwise is being dishonest!” (Thirlwall quoted in Hein 2014, p. 178, footnote 35).…References…Hein, E. (2014). Distribution and growth after Keynes: A post-Keynesian guide. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

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Ashwani Saith: Ajit Singh Of Cambridge And Chandigarh – An Intellectual Biography Of The Radical Sikh Economist

Ashwani Saith: Ajit Singh Of Cambridge And Chandigarh – An Intellectual Biography Of The Radical Sikh Economist

Has interesting stories from Cambridge:

Anthony Thirlwall provides us with this aphoristic nugget that sums it all up: “The distinguished development economist Ajit Singh tells how, when he first went to Cambridge to study economics, Nicholas Kaldor taught him three things: first, the only way for a country to develop is to industrialize; second, the only way for a country to industrialize is to protect itself; and third, anyone who says otherwise is being dishonest!” (Thirlwall quoted in Hein 2014, p. 178, footnote 35).

References

Hein, E. (2014). Distribution and growth after Keynes: A post-Keynesian guide. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

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