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Le Grand Espoir Du Xxe Siècle
Le Grand Espoir Du Xxe Siècle
By Jean Fourastié
Presses Universitaires, 1949, 223 pp

An interesting speculation on the future economy of the world. Examining the record of technological progress and the great rise in productivity, the author concludes that there will be great plenty of food, raw materials, and manufactured goods but a relative scarcity of "tertiary production" including services and, broadly speaking, "the finer things of life."