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The least developed countries report. 2006

Reviews economic trends in least developed countries (LDCs) and progress made towards the development targets agreed at the 3rd UN Conference on LDCs, held in Brussels in 2001. This report considers how productive capacities develop through three interrelated processes of capital of accumulation, technological progress and structural change.
Print Book, English, 2006
UN, New York, 2006
xv, xv, 352 pages : charts, graphs, tables
9789211127010, 9211127017
pt. 1. Recent economic trends and UNLDC III development targets
pt. 2. Developing productive capacities: 1. What are productive capacities? How do they develop? Why do they matter?
2. Economic growth and capital accumulation
3. Technological progress, structural change and trade integration
4. Labour supply and the lack of productive employment
5. The infrastructure divide
6. Institutional weaknesses : firms, financial systems and knowledge systems
7. The demand constraint
8. Policy implications
Statistical annex: Basic data on the least developed countries
At head of title: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Geneva
Available also at UNCTAD Digital Library (viewed 24 July 2006)
UN Job no.: G0650739 E
UN sales no.: 06. II. D.9
Material type: Sales publications (UN)
Material type: Reports/studies