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dc.contributor.advisorCleland, Sherrill, 1924-2015
dc.contributor.advisorChung, Joseph S. (Joseph Sang-hoon), 1929-
dc.contributor.authorBlodgett, Terrell D.
dc.descriptioniv, 75 leaves
dc.description.abstractThe paper investigates the role of investment in human capital in agriculture as one aspect of the process of economic development. It is essentially a combination and deeper analysis of the two sectoral problems presented by Walter W. Rostow: the problem of increasing the productivity of subsistnece agriculture, and the problem of investment in social overhead capital during the transitional stage.
dc.description.tableofcontentsIntroduction -- An overview of Guatemalan agriculture -- Literacy and agricultural productivity -- Investment in human capital -- Apathy and economic development -- Appendix -- Notes -- Bibliography.
dc.publisherKalamazoo College.
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSenior Individualized Projects. Economics and Business.en
dc.rightsU.S. copyright laws protect this material. Commercial use or distribution of this material is not permitted without prior written permission of the copyright holder.
dc.subject.lcshAgriculture -- Guatemala
dc.subject.lcshLiteracy -- Guatemala
dc.subject.lcshGuatemala -- Social conditions
dc.subject.lcshAgriculture -- Economic aspects -- Guatemala
dc.titleA Suggestion for Further Consideration Regarding Investment in Human Capital During the Transitional Stage: Results of an investigation into the relationship between productivity levels in Guatemalan subsistence agriculture and levels of literacy within the Guatemalan agriculture work force, 1955-1960.en

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