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Development, progress and economic growth

@inproceedings{BresserPereira2013DevelopmentPA,
  title={Development, progress and economic growth},
  author={Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira},
  year={2013}
}
Progress was an idea of the 18th century; development, a project of the 20th century that continues into the 21st century. Progress was associated with the advance of reason, development with the fulfillment of the five political objectives that modern societies set for themselves: security, freedom, economic well-being, social justice and protection of the environment. Today we can view progress and development as equivalent. Both were products of the capitalist revolution, and of the economic… 
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