chapter  16
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The debt problem and development

Throughout this text, we have examined fundamental action areas for countries wishing to accelerate their pace of economic growth and human development. We considered the critical need for greater attention to education and human capital accumulation. Universal primary education and progress toward universal secondary education are important benchmarks for future advances in growth and development. Tertiary education, we saw, must be geared to turning out a larger number of research scientists and technicians so that the needed focus on technology is implanted.