CEPAL Review No. 75, December 2001
  • E-ISSN: 16840348


Prebisch’s analytical contributions, which are particularly valuable and numerous in the fields of development theory and policy, have sometimes been called “pre-economics”. This term is used to denote those points of view which seem to be based on and justified by common sense -for example, the desirability of industrialization and of the application of protection in order to achieve this- but which are at variance with conclusions backed up by economic science.

Related Subject(s): Economic and Social Development

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