A possible U.S. policy towards Indian transportation : an illustration of improved sectoral policies.

by Alan Carlin

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A discussion of the merits of the sectoral approach to supplement present Agency for International Development methods in assessing the amount and kind of assistance to be given to less-developed countries. The author concludes that more sectoral studies are needed, and shows how useful sectoral policies can be developed by applying existing economic theory to critical issues in the allocation of resources within a sector. The method is illustrated by a suggested U.S. policy toward Indian transportation.

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