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Is Industrial Policy Necessary and Feasible in Africa?: Theoretical Considerations and Historical Lessons

Ha-Joon Chang

in Industrial Policy and Economic Transformation in Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231175180
eISBN:
9780231540773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175180.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The feasibility of industrial policies in Africa: the constraints of political economy and institutions are much exaggerated. Nor is there any basis for the “Afro-pessimism” steming from some alleged ... More


Terms of Trade and Growth

Rajat Acharyya and Saibal Kar

in International Trade and Economic Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199672851
eISBN:
9780191783081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672851.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The post-World War II development in the trade-growth relationship focused on the terms of trade issue and consequent welfare implications of trade-induced growth. The relationship between income ... More


The Education of a Warrior-Priest

Warren Goldstein

in William Sloane Coffin Jr.: A Holy Impatience

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102215
eISBN:
9780300135053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102215.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the time when Coffin returned to his mother and to Yale as a World War II veteran. Uninterested in an extended adolescence or country club experience, veterans tended to be ... More


Right to Information Act, 2005

S.K. Das

in India's Rights Revolution: Has It Worked for the Poor?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081661
eISBN:
9780199082421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081661.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter provides a critical analysis of the Right to Information Act, 2005 and its implementation. It describes the events, which led to the enactment of the legislation, and the adequacy of the ... More


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