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Pathways to Industrialization in the Twenty-First Century: New Challenges and Emerging Paradigms

Adam Szirmai, Wim Naudé, and Ludovico Alcorta


This book highlights the continuous relevance of industrial development and industrial policy in countries' development strategies. In the early post-war years it seemed that the recipe for development was a relatively straightforward one. Countries had to achieve structural change, shifting resources from agriculture to industry. Success in manufacturing was considered to be the key to economic development. Some countries have achieved economic success in this fashion. They started out with labour-intensive manufacturing invested heavily in human and physical capital accumulation. In due cour ... More

Keywords: industrial development, manufacturing, economic development, human development, innovation, technology

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199667857
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199667857.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Adam Szirmai, editor
Professorial Fellow UNU-MERIT, and Professor of Development Economics, Maastricht University

Wim Naudé, editor
Professor, Maastricht School of Management, University of Maastricht, and UNU-MERIT

Ludovico Alcorta, editor
Director, Development Policy, Statistics and Research, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

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Part I Introduction

Part II The Need for and Challenge of Industrialization

4 Emerging Patterns of Structural Change in Manufacturing

Nobuya Haraguchi and Gorazd Rezonja

Part III Pathways to Industrial Development: Past, Present, and Future

7 Indonesian Industrialization: A Latecomer Adjusting to Crises

Haryo Aswicahyono, Hal Hill, and Dionisius Narjoko

Part IV Climate Change and Sustainability

Part V Challenges to Industrial Policy

Part VI Conclusion

End Matter