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Trade Policy, Industrialization, and Development: New Perspectives

Gerald K. Helleiner


This book investigates the ways in which the characteristics of a developing country's domestic industrial sector — for example, oligopolistic markets, the position of foreign enterprises, and the acquisition of modern technologies — affect its chances of industrializing far enough to engage in substantial export trade. Particular attention is devoted to the real-world imperfections frequently overlooked by orthodox economists. Case studies are included of, for example, Brazilian civil aircraft, Korean semi-conductors, and the automobile industry in a number of developing countries. The volume ... More

Keywords: developing countries, industrializing, export trade, industrialization, growth

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Print publication date: 1992 Print ISBN-13: 9780198283591
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283591.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gerald K. Helleiner, editor
University of Toronto

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