Spirit of the Symposium

To this end and in the light of past experiences, this Symposium will propose for discussions these different notions of development. It will also attempt to respond to the following questions which will each constitute the theme for a session:

  1. Crisis of the development model: reject or remodel economic theories on development?

Economic theory has made considerable progress capable of contributing methodologically to understanding and boosting development. Approaches in terms of endogenous development, the theory of institutions, factoring imperfect information in the new macroeconomics and microeconomics are illustrations of this.

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