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Ruttan, Vernon W.

Overview
Works: 238 works in 639 publications in 5 languages and 10,494 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree
Classifications: HC79.T4, 338.1
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Most widely held works about Vernon W Ruttan
 
Most widely held works by Vernon W Ruttan
Agricultural development; an international perspective by Yūjirō Hayami( Book )

42 editions published between 1971 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction; Problems and theory; Agriculture in economic development theories; Theories of agricultural development; Toward a theory of technical and institutional change; International comparisons; International comparisons of agricultural productivity; Sources of agricultural productivity differences among countries; Agricultural growth in the United States and Japan; Resource constraints and technical change; Science and progress in agriculture; Can growth be trasferred?; International transfer of agricultural technology; Technology transfer and land infrastructure; Retrospect and prospect; Growth and equity in agricultural development; Disequilibrium in world agriculture; Agricultural transformation and economic growth; Appendixes
Agricultural policy in an affluent society by Vernon W Ruttan( Book )

10 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Induced innovation : technology, institutions, and development by Hans P Binswanger-Mkhize( Book )

12 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Induced technical change and development; The theory of induced technical change; Some cases and tests; Induced institutional change
The economic demand for irrigated acreage; new methodology and some preliminary projections, 1954-1980 by Vernon W Ruttan( Book )

13 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aid and development by Anne O Krueger( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is war necessary for economic growth? : military procurement and technology development by Vernon W Ruttan( Book )

19 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book addresses three questions that have significant implications for the future growth of the United States economy. One is whether changes in the structure of the United States economy and of the defense-industrial base preclude military and defense-related procurement from playing the role in the development of advanced technology in the future comparable to the role it has played in the past. A second question is whether public support for commercially oriented research and development will become an important source of new general-purpose technologies. A third and more disturbing question is whether a major war, or the threat of major war, will be necessary to mobilize the scientific, technical, and financial resources necessary to induce the development of new general-purpose technologies."--Jacket
United States development assistance policy : the domestic politics of foreign economic aid by Vernon W Ruttan( Book )

11 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economist Vernon Ruttan offers a comprehensive review of United States development assistance policy from the end of World War II to the present. His emphasis is on the structures and programs that proliferated over the past fifty years designed to provide underdeveloped countries with technical and economic assistance. Ruttan follows the development of the U.S. Agency for International Development, quasi-governmental agencies, and private voluntary organizations. He also examines U.S. policy toward the World Bank, United Nations agencies, and other international development assistance organizations. Ruttan's interest is not to measure the impact of U.S. assistance programs but to examine the domestic political forces that have directed the development assistance policy of the United States. By this detailed review, he shows how political interests often detrimentally influenced development efforts. Ruttan concludes that the U.S. development assistance program is in disarray and that there is a real need for its deep re-evaluation and restructuring. The last two chapters of the book review past reform efforts and outline Ruttan's own recommendations. A large and important work from one of the most influential development economists active today, this book will serve as a reference both for specialists and for anyone wanting a deeper understanding of development issues
Technology, growth, and development : an induced innovation perspective by Vernon W Ruttan( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agricultural growth in Japan, Taiwan, Korea, and the Philippines : [proceedings] by Yūjirō Hayami( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The analysis of agricultural growth; The four growth studies; Measurement of agricultural output and inputs; The broader perspective
Agriculture, environment, and health : sustainable development in the 21st century by Vernon W Ruttan( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an interdisciplinary exploration of the implications of changes in institutional design and policy reform now underway at the global level. Particular attention is given to the institutions that conduct research and implement changes in technology and practice in the fields of agriculture and health, as well as those that monitor the changes in resource endowments, the quality of the environment and the health, and productivity of the human resources employed in agricultural production
Why food aid? by Vernon W Ruttan( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resource allocation and productivity in national and international agricultural research by Thomas M Arndt( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agricultural research policy by Vernon W Ruttan( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A personal perspectives. Technical change and agricultural development. The agricultural research institution. National agricultural research systems. The international agricultural research system. Reviewing agricultural research programs. Location and scale in agricultural research. The private sector in agricultural research. Institutional and project funding of research. The economic benefits from agricultural research. Research resource allocation. The social sciences in agricultural research. Responsability and agricultural research
Sustainable agriculture and the environment : perspectives on growth and constraints by Vernon W Ruttan( Book )

10 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farming, farmers, and markets for farm goods; essays on the problems and potentials of American agriculture by Karl A Fox( Book )

6 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

S. 117-188: Witt, Lawrence W.: Potentials of new markets for agricultural products
The role of demand and supply in the generation and diffusion of technical change by Colin G Thirtle( Book )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Social science knowledge and economic development : an institutional design perspective by Vernon W Ruttan( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The central premise of this book is that the demand for social science knowledge is derived from the demand for institutional change."--Preface
Policy for agricultural research by Vernon W Ruttan( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Global perspectives; Crisis and reform in the U.S. Agricultural Research System; Research organization and reform in developing countries; The emerging role of the private sector in agricultural research
Health and sustainable agricultural development : perspectives on growth and constraints( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, leading health, agricultural, and social scientists explore the role of health in sustainable agricultural development into the early decades of the twenty-first century. The discussions among these experts center around four topics: health policy, the current status and understanding of disease in the tropics, the relationship between health and nutrition, and the implications of health for agricultural development. The contributors work to provide a synthesis of these critical issues. The book closes with an outline of the development and design of national and international agricultural research systems that are required to meet the health and sustainability needs of developing countries
Can economic growth be sustained? : the collected papers of Vernon W. Ruttan and Yūjirō Hayami by Vernon W Ruttan( Book )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of work by Ruttan and Hayami spans their long career in the economics of technical and institutional change. At both a theoretical and empirical level, their analysis of induced innovation provides a solid foundation for understanding how and why technologies and institutions evolve in response to factors that constrain them. This book provides a sweeping explanation of this process
 
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Alternative Names
Ruttan, V. W.

Ruttan, V. W. 1924-2008

Ruttan, V. W. (Vernon W.)

Ruttan, Vernon 1924-2008

Ruttan, Vernon Wesley 1924-2008

Vernon Ruttan US-amerikanischer Ökonom

Vernon Wesley Ruttan Amerikaans econoom (1924-2008)

Vernon Wesley Ruttan amerikansk ekonom

Vernon Wesley Ruttan amerikansk økonom

Vernon Wesley Ruttan economista estadounidense

Vernon Wesley Ruttan economista estatunidenc

Vernon Wesley Ruttan économiste américain

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Is war necessary for economic growth? : military procurement and technology developmentTechnology, growth, and development : an induced innovation perspectiveWhy food aid?The role of demand and supply in the generation and diffusion of technical changeSocial science knowledge and economic development : an institutional design perspectiveCan economic growth be sustained? : the collected papers of Vernon W. Ruttan and Yūjirō Hayami