Chenery, Hollis

Chenery, Hollis (Burley)

(1918–  ) economist; born in Richmond, Va. A key figure in development economics, he demonstrated that self-sustaining economic growth depends on industrialization and declining agricultural export. After teaching at Harvard (1965–70), he moved to the World Bank where he served as vice-president in charge of development policies since 1972.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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Chenery, Hollis, and Peter Eckstein (1970) Development Alternatives for Latin America.