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Made in Africa: Industrial Policy in Ethiopia

Arkebe Oqubay


This book presents the findings of original field research into the design, practice, and varied outcomes of industrial policy in three sectors in Ethiopia, covering export-oriented and import-substitution industries. The three sectors are cement, leather and leather products, and floriculture. Given that there is a single industrial strategy, why do its outcomes vary across sectors? To what extent is this a function of the specific market and political economy features of each sector? The book examines industrial structures and associated global value chains to demonstrate the challenges face ... More

Keywords: Ethiopia, Africa, industrialization, industrial policy, linkages, development, political economy, low-income countries, state intervention

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198739890
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739890.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Arkebe Oqubay, author
Minister and Special Advisor to the Ethiopian Prime Minister