Capital goods production in the Third World an economic study of technology acquisition by Daniel Chudnovsky

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Published by F. Pinter in London .

Written in English

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  • Technology -- Developing countries,
  • Industrial equipment industry -- Developing countries

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Includes bibliographical references and index

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StatementDaniel Chudnovsky and Masafumi Nagao ; with the collaboration of Staffan Jacobsson
ContributionsNagao, Masafumi, Jacobsson, Staffan
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 232 p. ;
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14413243M
ISBN 10086187353X

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Also called: producer goods Compare consumer goods cap′ital goods′ machines and tools used in the production. Lachmann then places capital goods in the context of a person’s plan: “production plans are the primary object of the theory of capital.” You can combine capital goods in only a limited number of ways within a particular plan.

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The World of Goods bridges the gap between what anthropologists know about why objects are desired and what economists say about the specialised topic called consumption behaviour.

The economist treats the desire for objects as an individual urge grounded in psychology; according to the anthropologist it is for fulfilling social obligations and Cited by:   On the other hand, capital goods are those goods that are used for future production by the manufacturers, rather than by the consumers for final use.

The line of demarcation amidst these two type of goods is very thin and blur. The only point that forms a base for the difference between consumer goods and capital goods is their use.

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