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Achieving Development Success: Strategies and Lessons from the Developing World

Augustin K. Fosu


In the development literature, some countries are cited more often than others as examples of development success. These countries are understood to have policies and institutions in place that could be transferred, at least in part, to less successful countries both within their own regions, and elsewhere in the world. As such, they may constitute ‘role models of development’. This scholarly volume contains historical accounts of a select set of successful countries in the developing world; successful by virtue of their growth and development path—albeit at times in an uneven, non-linear, and ... More

Keywords: developing countries, development success, role models, historical accounts, country studies

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199671557
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671557.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Augustin K. Fosu, editor
Deputy Director, UNU-WIDER

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Part I East Asia and the Pacific (South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam)

Part II The Emerging Asian Giants (India and China)

Part III Sub-Saharan Africa (Botswana, Mauritius, South Africa, and Ghana)

Part IV Latin America and the Caribbean (Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic)

18 Economic Development Strategies in the Dominican Republic

Susan Pozo, José R. Sánchez-Fung, and Amelia U. Santos-Paulino1

Part V Middle-East and North Africa (Oman/Bahrain, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates)

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