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Structural Change and Industrial Development in the BRICS

Wim Naudé, Adam Szirmai, and Nobuya Haraguchi


The global economy has been irrevocably changed by the dramatic economic rise of the five countries collectively referred to as the BRICS: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. This book plots their rise and provides a unique analysis of the patterns of structural change that have accompanied the development of these countries. Focusing particularly on the manufacturing sector as a potential engine of growth, it asks how and why the manufacturing sector emerged in these countries, what accounts for the spectacular manufacturing success of China, what are the differences between the e ... More

Keywords: BRICS, Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, industrialization, development, structural change, manufacturing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198725077
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725077.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Wim Naudé, editor
Dean, Maastricht School of Management and Professor, Maastricht University

Adam Szirmai, editor
Professorial Fellow United Nations University, Maastricht Economic and Social Research institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT); Professor of Development Economics, Maastricht University

Nobuya Haraguchi, editor
Industrial Research Officer, United Nations Industrial Development Organization

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1 Introduction and Overview

Wim Naudé, Adam Szirmai, and Nobuya Haraguchi

Part I Comparative Analyses

3 Deconstructing the BRIC

Gaaitzen J. de Vries, Abdul A. Erumban, Marcel P. Timmer, Ilya Voskoboynikov, and Harry X. Wu

Part II Country Experiences

6 Industrialization in the Russian Federation

Boris Kuznetsov, Vladimir Gimpelson, and Andrei Yakovlev

7 Industrial Growth and Structural Change

Dante Mendes Aldrighi and Renato Perim Colistete

Part III Thematic Perspectives

12 Industrialization and Technological Change in the BRICS

Wim Naudé, Adam Szirmai, and Alejandro Lavopa

15 The Diffusion of Renewable Energy Technologies in the BRICS

Michiko Iizuka, Eva Dantas, and Isabel Maria Bodas Freitas

Part IV Conclusion

17 Conclusion

Wim Naudé, Adam Szirmai, Nobuya Haraguchi

End Matter