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W. Arthur Lewis

Sir William Arthur Lewis (23 January 1915 – 15 June 1991) was a Saint Lucian economist well known for his contributions in the field of economic development. [1]

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Antigua

Antigua (or sometimes the spelling pronunciation), also known as Waladli or Wadadli by the native population, is an island in the West Indies, in the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean region, the main island of the country of Antigua and Barbuda.

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Arnold Plant

Sir Arnold Plant (1898 – 19 April 1978) was a British economist.

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Arthur Lewis Building

The Arthur Lewis Building, which is named after the economist Arthur Lewis, is part of the University of Manchester's campus.

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Bachelor of Science

A Bachelor of Science (B.S., BS, B.Sc., BSc or Bc.; less commonly, S.B., SB, or Sc.B. from the Latin Scientiæ Baccalaureus) or a Science Degree is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for completed courses that generally last three to five years.

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Barbados

Barbados is a sovereign island country in the Lesser Antilles.

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Bridgetown

Bridgetown (metropolitan pop 110,000 (2014)) is the capital and largest city of the nation of Barbados.

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British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom.

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British Windward Islands

The British Windward Islands was a British colony existing between 1833 and 1960 and consisting of the islands of Grenada, St Lucia, Saint Vincent, the Grenadines, Barbados (the seat of the governor until 1885, when it returned to its former status of a completely separate colony), Tobago (until 1889, when it was joined to Trinidad), and (from 1940) Dominica, previously included in the British Leeward Islands.

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Brooklyn

Brooklyn is the most populous of New York City's five boroughs, with a Census-estimated 2,621,793 people in 2014.

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Caribbean Development Bank

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is a financial institution which assists Caribbean nations in financing social and economic programs in its member countries.

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Castries

Castries, population 20,000, aggl.

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Chancellor (education)

A chancellor is a leader of a college or university, usually either the executive or ceremonial head of the university or of a university campus.

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Cranbury, New Jersey

Cranbury is a township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.

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Development economics

Development economics is a branch of economics which deals with economic aspects of the development process in low-income countries.

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Doctor of Philosophy

A Doctor of Philosophy degree (often abbreviated Ph.D., PhD, D.Phil., or DPhil) or a Doctorate of Philosophy, from the Latin Doctor Philosophiae, is a type of doctorate awarded by universities in many countries.

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Dual-sector model

The dual-sector model is a model in developmental economics.

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Economic development

Economic development is the sustained, concerted actions of policy makers and communities that promote the standard of living and economic health of a specific area.

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Economics

Economics is the social science that seeks to describe the factors which determine the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services.

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Eric Williams

Eric Eustace Williams (25 September 1911 – 29 March 1981) served as the first Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago. He served as prime minister from 1962 until his death in 1981. He was also a noted Caribbean historian, and is widely regarded as "The Father of The Nation.".

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Ghana

Ghana, officially called the Republic of Ghana, is a sovereign unitary presidential constitutional democracy, located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa.

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Journal of Economic Perspectives

The Journal of Economic Perspectives (JEP) is an economic journal published by the American Economic Association.

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Knight Bachelor

The appointment of Knight Bachelor (Kt) is a part of the British honours system.

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Lecturer

A lecturer is, in the broadest sense, a person who gives lectures or other public speeches.

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Lewis turning point

Lewis turning point, named after economist W. Arthur Lewis, is term used in economic development to describe a point at which surplus rural labor reaches a financial zero.

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Liberty Fund

Liberty Fund, Inc., is a nonprofit foundation headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA which promulgates the libertarian views of its founder through publishing, conferences, and educational resources.

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Library of Economics and Liberty

The Library of Economics and Liberty (Econlib) is a free online library of economics books and articles of interest to libertarian views.

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List of black Nobel laureates

The Nobel Prize is an annual, international prize first awarded in 1901 for achievements in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace.

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London School of Economics

The London School of Economics and Political Science (commonly referred to as the London School of Economics or LSE) is a public research university located in London, England which specialises in social sciences, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (officially Sveriges riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne, or the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel), commonly referred to as the Nobel Prize in Economics, and as a "category of the Nobel Prize" by the Nobel Foundation itself, which owns the name Nobel Prize, though the Foundation itself does not refer to it as such.

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Nobel Prize

The Nobel Prize (Swedish definite form, singular: Nobelpriset; Norwegian: Nobelprisen) is a set of annual international awards bestowed in a number of categories by Swedish and Norwegian committees in recognition of academic, cultural and/or scientific advances.

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Prime minister

A prime minister is the most senior minister of cabinet in the executive branch of government, often in a parliamentary or semi-presidential system.

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Princeton University

Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States.

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Princeton, New Jersey

Princeton is a municipality with a borough form of government in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States, that was established in its current form on January 1, 2013, through the consolidation of the Borough of Princeton and Princeton Township.

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Professor

A professor, informally often known as full professor, is the highest academic rank at universities and other post-secondary education and research institutions in most countries.

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Protestantism

Protestantism is a form of Christian faith and practice which originated with the Protestant Reformation, a movement against what its followers considered to be errors in the Roman Catholic Church.

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Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia (Sainte-Lucie) is a sovereign island country in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean.

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Saint Michael, Barbados

The parish of St.

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The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics

The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics (CEE), 2nd ed., 2008, is an on-line encyclopedia of economics and is part of the Library of Economics and Liberty sponsored by the Liberty Fund.

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The Manchester School (journal)

The Manchester School is an economics journal, edited since 1932 by the School of Social Science at the University of Manchester in Manchester, England.

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Theodore Schultz

Theodore William "Ted" Schultz (30 April 1902 – 26 February 1998) was an American economist, Nobel Laureate, and chairman of the Chicago School of Economics.

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Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago, officially the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, is a twin island country off the northern edge of South America, lying just off the coast of northeastern Venezuela and south of Grenada in the Lesser Antilles.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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University of Manchester

The University of Manchester (UoM) is a public research university in the city of Manchester, England, formed in 2004 by the merger of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (est. 1824) and the Victoria University of Manchester (est. 1851).

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University of the West Indies

The University of the West Indies is a public university system serving 18 English-speaking countries and territories in the Caribbean: Jamaica, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, and Turks and Caicos.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._Arthur_Lewis

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