Developing countries' economists and civil servants will find no other handbook on their job so readable and succinct"The Economist
"probably the most useful book which has ever been written to show how a plan is made and what the policy requirements are for its implementation"International Affairs
Many books have been published on the theory of economic development, but very little has appeared on how a Development Plan is made, what the chief snags are and what distinguishes good planning from bad. The emphasis throughout the book is on policy, although the basic techniques for making a Plan are illustrated.
Much information is tabulated for ease of reading.