About the book
World Economic Survey 1955 reviews the growth of production and trade in private enterprise economies and the centrally planned economies during the first post-war decade. The introduction examines some of the major problems of balanced growth encountered since the war. The Survey also highlights recent developments in the world economy, covering the recent situation in industrially advanced and primary producing private enterprise economies, as well as in the centrally planned economies. The Survey briefly assesses the economic outlook at the beginning of 1956.