Industrial Policy in Developing Countries: Failing Markets, Weak States

Industrial Policy in Developing Countries: Failing Markets, Weak States

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Industrial Policy in Developing Countries: Failing Markets, Weak States by Tilman Altenburg, Wilfried Lutkenhorst

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781786439833
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 03/31/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 232

About the Author

Tilman Altenburg, Head of Department, Sustainable Economic and Social Development, German Development Institute and Wilfried Lütkenhorst, Associate Fellow, German Development Institute, Germany and Jingshi Principal Professor, Beijing Normal University, China

Table of Contents

Contents: 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 Index

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