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Further Reading Bhagwati, J. S. (eds) (1970), Foreign Aid. Selected Readings, Harmondsworth. Brandt Commission (1983), Common Crisis. North-South Co operation for World Recovery, London. Pincus, J. (1967), Trade, Aid and Development, New York. Antitrust Legislation Capitalist economies rely primarily on free markets to allocate resources efficiently and make suppliers responsive to consumer preferences. If individual businesses or combinations of suppliers (cartels) are able to restrict output and raise prices, resources will be misallocated and consumer choice may be limited.

DAC also provides some data on other aid flows such as from OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) countries and from the Eastern bloc. Private investment, lending by commercial banks, and private export credits are by definition treated as commercial and thus excluded from aid. In recent years such private flows have been larger than aid, although this has only been the case since 1974 when some of the big surpluses of the OPEC countries were recycled by commercial banks to developing countries.

The possibility of modelling the business cycle as a limit cycle, as an alternative to the Frisch-Slutsky approach, raises the general question of whether the business cycle is something that would die out in the absence of shocks, or whether it is endogenous to the economic system. The nonlinear models have also commonly treated business cycles and growth theory as separable. There is, however, an alternative view, which is that business cycles and growth should be explained together, and that a theory of dynamic economic development is required.

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