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  Just Faaland  
   
 
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Just Faaland (1922- ) created the development wing of the Christian Michelsen Institute in Bergen, Norway, and has worked as an economic consultant for many parts of the UN and other international organizations and in many countries since 1949, when he started as an economist with OEEC. Subsequently he worked for the World Bank, ILO, IFAD, FAO, WFP, UNDP, and Asian Development Bank. He has been resident advisor to the governments of Pakistan (1957-60) and Malaysia (1968-70) and was World Bank resident representative in Bangladesh (1972-74). He served as president of the OECD Development Centre (1983-85) and chairman of the UN Committee for Development Planning (1999-2000). He was born in Norway and educated at the Universities of Oslo and Oxford. His numerous publications include Growth and Ethnic Inequality: Malaysia’s New Economic Policy and The Political Economy of Development.

 

 
   
 
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