Jim Blaut on Euro Marxism

Louis Proyect lnp3 at SPAMpanix.com
Mon Aug 2 11:20:08 MDT 1999



At 10:08 PM 8/2/99 +0530, you wrote:
>The share of agriculture, forestry and fishing in India's GDP has come down
>to 26.2 % in
>1996-97. Compare this with the corresponding  55.4 % share of these sectors
>in 1950-51. Where is
>the socalled stagnation or underdevelopment?
>
>
>Ulhas

Ranking of 4 countries in 1998 United Nations Human Development Report
statistics:

1) Canada
Life expectancy at birth (years) -- 79.1
Adjusted real GDP per capita in dollars -- 6230.98
Education index -- 0.9933

85) Cuba
Life expectancy at birth (years) -- 75.7
Adjusted real GDP per capita in dollars -- 3100
Education index -- 0.8592

139) India
Life expectancy at birth (years) -- 61.6
Adjusted real GDP per capita in dollars -- 1421.99
Education index -- 0.529

174) Sierra Leone (in last place)
Life expectancy at birth (years) -- 34.7
Adjusted real GDP per capita in dollars -- 624.85
Education index -- 0.3089


Louis Proyect

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