Commodity Trade of the Third World

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Commodity Trade of the Third World

Edited by Cheryl Payer
Halsted Press, 1976
192 pp. $24.50
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". . . High commodity prices are no answer in themselves to the problems of poverty in the Third World and may even contribute to its exacerbation." A collapse of the world market would also not help. The editor's conclusions are buttressed by seven case studies showing how hard it is to generalize about commodities. A good book.