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Growth and Development in China and India: The Role of Industrial and Innovation Policy in Rapid Catch‐Up

Carl J. Dahlman

in Industrial Policy and Development: The Political Economy of Capabilities Accumulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235261
eISBN:
9780191715617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235261.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews and compares the role of industrial policies in the development of China and India, looking for insights into rapid catch-up strategies. It argues that industrial policy and ... More


Emulation versus Comparative Advantage: Competing and Complementary Principles in the History of Economic Policy

Erik S. Reinert

in Industrial Policy and Development: The Political Economy of Capabilities Accumulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235261
eISBN:
9780191715617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235261.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter outlines a broad historical interpretation of industrial policies in modern history, focusing on technological learning, synergies, and increasing returns. Throughout all experiences of ... More


An Untold Story

Deepak Nayyar

in Catch Up: Developing Countries in the World Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199652983
eISBN:
9780191761263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652983.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter sets out the object, structure and scope of the book. In doing so, it poses some unexplored or neglected questions. Does the distinction between rich and poor countries go back a long ... More


The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871

Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke and Jeffrey Gale Williamson (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198753643
eISBN:
9780191815232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753643.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History, World Modern History

Ever since the Industrial Revolution of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, industrialization has been the key to modern economic growth. The fact that modern industry originated in ... More


The Challenges of Technology and Economic Catch-up in Emerging Economies

Jeong-Dong Lee, Keun Lee, Dirk Meissner, Slavo Radosevic, and Nicholas Vonortas (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192896049
eISBN:
9780191918537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896049.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book synthesizes and interprets existing knowledge on technology upgrading failures as well as lessons from successes and failures in order to better understand the challenges of technology ... More


The Growth of Industrial Enterprise, Large and Small

Richard H. Tilly and Michael Kopsidis

in From Old Regime to Industrial State: A History of German Industrialization from the Eighteenth Century to World War I

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226725437
eISBN:
9780226725574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226725574.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter draws on recent research into German patent activity during the Wilhelminian period. It shows the importance of the national Patent Law of 1877 as a basic institutional point of ... More


Diverse Development Paths and Structural Transformation in the Escape from Poverty

Martin Andersson and Tobias Axelsson (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198737407
eISBN:
9780191800788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737407.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book analyzes experiences of and possibilities for developing countries to catch up by providing a set of analytical interpretations of development experiences that with different degrees of ... More


Catching-up and Leapfrogging in Key Manufacturing Sectors: A Comparison with Korea

Keun Lee

in China's Technological Leapfrogging and Economic Catch-up: A Schumpeterian Perspective

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192847560
eISBN:
9780191939860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192847560.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 6 assesses China’s catching-up and leapfrogging in key manufacturing sectors compared with the Korean experience. It explains the varying records of market catch-up by referring to diverse ... More


Has China Caught up in the Global Innovation Race?

Marina Yue Zhang, Mark Dodgson, and David M. Gann

in Demystifying China's Innovation Machine: Chaotic Order

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198861171
eISBN:
9780191893124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861171.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter shows how much China caught up in the global innovation race, using international indices of innovation performance, and data on R&D expenditures, higher education, scientific outputs, ... More


Catching Up in the Global Economy: Good and Bad Banks in East Central Europe

Rachel A. Epstein

in Banking on Markets: The Transformation of Bank-State Ties in Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198809968
eISBN:
9780191847219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809968.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the developmental consequences of highly marketized bank–state ties in East Central Europe. The literature suggests that catching up in the global economy requires—among other ... More


Introduction

Kevin Hjortshøj O’Rourke and Jeffrey Gale Williamson

in The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198753643
eISBN:
9780191815232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753643.003.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History, World Modern History

The fact that modern industry originated in Britain, and spread initially to Northwest Europe and North America, implied a dramatic divergence in living standards between the industrial ‘West’ and a ... More


Measuring the Spread of Modern Manufacturing to the Poor Periphery

Agustín S. Bénétrix, Kevin Hjortshøj O’Rourke, and Jeffrey Gale Williamson

in The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198753643
eISBN:
9780191815232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753643.003.0002
Subject:
History, Economic History, World Modern History

This chapter documents industrial output growth around the poor periphery (Latin America, the European periphery, the Middle East and North Africa, Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa) between 1870 and ... More


The outlook for long-run economic growth

Jesper Rangvid

in From Main Street to Wall Street: How the Economy Influences Stock Markets and What Investors Should Know

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198866404
eISBN:
9780191898549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866404.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The chapter discusses theory and empirics regarding long-run economic growth. After reviewing the historical facts, the chapter discusses likely scenarios for long-run growth. The chapter also ... More


Catching Up or Developing Differently? Techno-Institutional Learning with a Sustainable Planet in Mind

Tilman Altenburg

in The Challenges of Technology and Economic Catch-up in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192896049
eISBN:
9780191918537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896049.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Developing as a latecomer country is tricky. It implies competing with established production systems that benefit from know-how, economies of scale, and network externalities accumulated over ... More


Capabilities, Competitiveness, Nations

Jan Fagerberg and Martin Srholec

in The Challenges of Technology and Economic Catch-up in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192896049
eISBN:
9780191918537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896049.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter discusses the role of capabilities and competitiveness for the economic growth of nations. The capability concept is commonly used in analyses of firms, however, as this chapter shows, ... More


Regional Industrial Development: Moving Beyond Specialization

Michele Mastroeni and Alessandro Rosiello

in Finance and Industrial Policy: Beyond Financial Regulation in Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198744504
eISBN:
9780191805790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744504.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

It has become clear that there are a series of disconnections between policy theory and practice, disconnections which, somewhat paradoxically, have intensified precisely as policy bodies such as the ... More


Relative Economic Backwardness and Catching up: Lessons from History, Implications for Development Thinking

Martin Andersson and Tobias Axelsson

in Diverse Development Paths and Structural Transformation in the Escape from Poverty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198737407
eISBN:
9780191800788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737407.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter expands on three main topics. First, it is argued that the economic historical perspective may contribute to our understanding of present day development processes. Instead of advocating ... More


Globalization, Structural Change, and Technological Change in Emerging Economies: The Impact on Employment and Skills

Marco Vivarelli

in New Perspectives on Structural Change: Causes and Consequences of Structural Change in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198850113
eISBN:
9780191884566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850113.003.0025
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a critical overview on a series of issues that the relevant theoretical and empirical literature suggests being crucial in dealing with the challenges an emerging country may ... More


Diversity of Development Paths and Structural Transformation in Historical Perspective—an Introduction

Martin Andersson and Tobias Axelsson

in Diverse Development Paths and Structural Transformation in the Escape from Poverty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198737407
eISBN:
9780191800788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737407.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter introduces the overriding question of the volume—whether poor countries can catch up—by providing an overview of theories and approaches that have contributed to this discussion. It ... More


Structural Change and Catching up—the Relative Small Country Advantage

Lennart Schön

in Diverse Development Paths and Structural Transformation in the Escape from Poverty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198737407
eISBN:
9780191800788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737407.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses possibilities to catch-up out of the global crisis of the early 2010s. The structural behaviour of a great number of countries between 1990 and 2010 is analysed, using a ... More


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