The author considers the problem of the duration of development and its consequences for development assistance, in the developing as well as developed countries. Emphasis is given to the influence of development aid and it is argued that the time dimension has important policy implications and requires further thoroughgoing theoretical analysis. Also published in: Kurt Dopfer (Ed.), The Global Dimension of Economic Evolution: knowledge variety and diffusion in economic growth and development, Physica Verlag, Heidelberg, 1995, pp. 1153-159

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Articles (Jan Tinbergen)
Journal of Evolutionary Economics
Erasmus School of Economics

Tinbergen, J. (1995). The Duration of Development. Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 333–339. Retrieved from