First published in 1964, this series of studies, compiled by the India team of Centre of International Studies at MIT, represents an important contribution to methods in planning for development, which will be of relevance to all those working in the field, irrespective of country. The results are demonstrated on examples taken from the Third Five-Year Plan and from some of the papers which underlay it.
Table of Contents
1. The Mathematical Framework of the Third Five-Year Plan 2. Alternative Numerical Models of the Third Five-Year Plan of India 3. An Outline of a Method for Programme Evaluation 4. The Use of Shadow Prices in Programme Evaluation 5. Choice Elements in Intemporal Planning 6. Capital Formation: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis 7. An Approach to a Multi-Sectoral Intemporal Planning Model 8. A Simple Optimising Planning Model 9. An Appraisal of Alternative planning Models 10. The Existence of an Optimum Savings Programme