Industrial policy in developing countries : failing markets, weak states

Industrial Policy in Developing Countries offers an in-depth assessment of both the potentials and perils of designing and implementing policy in countries at early stages of economic development. The range of insightful case studies illustrates the key dilemma: directing economic and social develop...

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Main Author: Altenburg, Tilman
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Other Authors: Lütkenhorst, Wilfried
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham Edward Elgar Pub. Ltd 2015
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Summary:Industrial Policy in Developing Countries offers an in-depth assessment of both the potentials and perils of designing and implementing policy in countries at early stages of economic development. The range of insightful case studies illustrates the key dilemma: directing economic and social development through what are often incipient and weak institutions. This realistic, evidence-based assessment will appeal to both development researchers and industrial policy practitioners, particularly those working in developing countries
1. Why this book? -- 2. Societal goals ruling markets -- 3. Industrial policy for social inclusion -- 4. Industrial policy for a green transformation -- 5. Governance and governments : balancing market and state failure -- 6. What is special about industrial policy in developing countries? -- 7. Selected developing country case studies -- 8. Comparative insights into success and failure -- 9. Rethinking industrial policy in developing countries
Physical Description:xii, 215 p ill
ISBN:9781781000250
9781781000267