Nonetheless, it was impossible not to be aware that there was controversy and interest in development theory, especially with the work on turnpike theorems. But having come from the East and having spent a junior year at the LSE, I was always curious about the naming of these parts. Lionel McKenzie points to Samuelson, who of course was from the East, in fact, Cambridge, Mass. Anyone who had grown up with the Ivy League, of course, would have turned to the Mass Pike and the Connecticut Turnpike for an analogy for the faster routes. But if Samuelson had spent more of his academic life in New York, would he have proposed a highway theorem? Would a meandering path to development have posed a parkway problem? And if he had headed out to the West Coast to Berkeley or Stanford maybe he would have developed a series of freeway theorems. Could we all get to the steady state via an interstate? Actually, had he been at that other Cambridge would the topic be known for its dual carriageway theorems?

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