First and foremost, we would like to thank the Korea International Cooperation Agency and its staff for their collaboration in implementing the joint study on ‘The Practice of Industrial Policy’ as well as UNU-WIDER’s core donor group of the governments of Denmark, Finland, Sweden, and the United Kingdom for their support to the Institute’s work programme.
We would in addition like to express our sincere gratitude to all of the individual authors: Joseph E. Stiglitz; Justin Yifu Lin and Khuong Minh Vu; Alberto Lemma and Dirk Willem te Velde; Rachel Gisselquist; Eun Mee Kim; Rajah Rasiah; Hinh T. Dinh; Vu-Thanh Tu-Anh; Mulu Gebreeyesus; Haroon Bhorat, Aalia Cassim, and Alan Hirsch; Thomas Farole and Lotta Moberg; Ernest Aryeetey and Nkechi S. Owoo; and John Page.
Last but not least, special thanks go to the UNU-WIDER team, Janis Vehmaan-Kreula for administrative support, Anna-Mari Vesterinen for editorial assistance, and Lorraine Telfer-Taivainen for advice and facilitation of the collaboration with Oxford University Press.
Adam Swallow, Economics and Finance Commissioning Editor at Oxford University Press, provided expert guidance with the publication process, and we are also grateful for the anonymous referee reports that helped sharpen our focus.
John Page and Finn Tarp