The Lewis Model: A 60-Year Retrospective

@article{Gollin2014TheLM,
  title={The Lewis Model: A 60-Year Retrospective},
  author={D. Gollin},
  journal={Journal of Economic Perspectives},
  year={2014},
  volume={28},
  pages={71-88}
}
  • D. Gollin
  • Published 2014
  • Economics
  • Journal of Economic Perspectives
The Lewis model has remained, for more than half a century, one of the dominant theories of development economics. This paper argues that the power of the model lies in the simplicity of its central insight: that poor countries contain enclaves of economic activity just as rich countries contain enclaves of poverty; and that a proximate explanation for the difference in income per capita across countries is that there are large differences in the relative sizes of their "modern" and… Expand
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