Ranis, Gustav

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RANIS, Gustav

RANIS, Gustav. American (born Germany), b. 1929. Genres: Economics. Career: Trustee, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts; Assistant Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development, 1965-67; Yale University, Frank Altschul Professor of International Economics, and Director of the Economic Growth Center, 1967-75, 1992-93, Frank Altschul Professor of International Economics and Director of the Yale Center for International and Area Studies, 1996-. Publications: (with J. Fei) Development of the Labor Surplus Economy, 1964; The Gap Between Rich and Poor Nations, 1972; (with J. Fei and S. Kuo) Growth with Equity: The Taiwan Case, 1979; (co-author) The Taiwan Success Story: Rapid Growth with Improved Distribution in the Republic of China 1952-1979, 1981; Comparative Technology Choice: The Indian and Japanese Cotton Textile Industries, 1988; (with S.A. Mahmood) The Political Economy of Development Policy Change, 1992; Growth and Development from an Evolutionary Perspective, 1997. EDITOR/CO-EDITOR: The U.S. and the Developing Economies, 1964; The Government and Economic Development, 1971; (with W. Beranek) Science, Technology and Economic Development: A Historical and Comparative Study, 1979; The Theory and Experience of Economic Development, 1982; Comparative Development Perspectives, 1984; Japan and the Developing Countries: A Comparative Analysis of Development Experience, 1985; The State of Development Economics, 1988; Science and Technology: Lessons for Development Policy, 1990; Taiwan: From Developing to Mature Economy, 1992; En Route to Modern Economic Growth: Latin America in the 1990s, 1994. Address: 7 Mulberry Rd, Woodbridge, CT 06525, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]