The Relation of Thrift to Nation Building

@article{CarverTheRO,
  title={The Relation of Thrift to Nation Building},
  author={Thomas Nixon Carver},
  journal={The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  volume={87},
  pages={4 - 8}
}
  • T. Carver
  • Published 1 January 1920
  • Economics
  • The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
It is just as important that productive agents should be doing the right things as that they should be doing whatever they happen to be doing with the utmost speed and facility. To misdirect our productive power, causing it to produce things of little importance, is quite as great a loss, and quite as great a hindrance to our prosperity, as to allow it to do things in a wasteful and slip-shod manner. To direct it wisely, so that it is always producing the things of greatest permanent value, is… 

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