By Hans Ruthenberg
In early 1961 the Ho-Institut fur Wirtschaftsforschung (Ho-Institute for fiscal study) tested an "African experiences Centre" with the aid of the Fritz-Thyssen-Foundation to behavior study into the commercial and political difficulties of constructing international locations, with spe cial connection with the African international locations. by way of investigations into thestructure and customers of improvement within the constructing international locations, the reviews Centre will goal at contributing in the direction of the production of a real foundation, at the foundation of which the Federal Republic's boost ment coverage could be performed successfully. during this "age of improvement" the social and fiscal sciences are faced with manifold projects. In fixing those, interdisciplinary co operation will turn out helpful or even crucial, if unsuitable and slender decisions are to be refrained from. Co-operation among scientists and institutes engaged in numerous branches of analysis will make attainable a greater und er status of the complicated sensible dating which verify fiscal occasions and their mutations open air Western commercial society than may be commonly completed via an remoted strategy. clever total financial making plans, for instance, calls for technological research simply up to an exact wisdom of social constitution or actual context. At this aspect the economist needs to co-operate heavily with the engineer if he needs to prevent wasting his manner typically styles of progress. For, "des lors que nous parions (du developpement) en quantites globales, nous ne parions de rien" (LoUIs ]OSEPH LEBRET).