Economic Development with Unlimited Supplies of Labour

  title={Economic Development with Unlimited Supplies of Labour},
  author={William Arthur Lewis},
  journal={The Manchester School},
  • W. Lewis
  • Published 1 May 1954
  • Economics
  • The Manchester School
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