While economists and others might disagree over the most appropriate policies for stimulating development, there is at least some convergence of-views on objectives. The appropriate means may be in doubt, but the end that is commonly understood is to raise living standards on a sustainable basis.

development theory, economic and social development, human development
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Inaugural address delivered on 30 March 1995 as professor of economics of development at the Institute of Social Studies
International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University (ISS)

Pyatt, G. (1995, March 30). Balanced Development. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/30868