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Can Economic Growth Be Sustained?: The Collected Papers of Vernon W. Ruttan and Yujiro Hayami

Keijiro Otsuka and C. Ford Runge

Abstract

This collection of work by Ruttan and Hayami spans their long career in the economics of technical and institutional change. At both a theoretical and empirical level, their analysis of induced innovation provides a solid foundation for understanding how and why technologies and institutions evolve in response to factors that constrain them. This book provides a sweeping explanation of this process. As scholars, Ruttan and Hayami’s abilities and experiences complemented each other. Together, they had great success in working across contexts to integrate Western models of technological change a ... More

Keywords: Ruttan, Hayami, technical change, institutional change, induced innovation, Asian perspectives, multi-factorial interaction

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199754359
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754359.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Keijiro Otsuka, editor
Professor of Applied Economics and Law, University of Minnesota

C. Ford Runge, editor
Senior Advisor of International Rice Research Institute, Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development (FASID)

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Contents

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Part I Introduction

Part II Productivity Growth in Agriculture

Part III Technical Change and Agricultural Development in Asia

Part IV Induced Technical and Institutional Change

Part V Perspectives

Part VI Postscript