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Industrial development and policy in Africa : issues of de-industrialisation and development strategy

Author: Hossein Jalilian; Michael A Tribe; John Weiss
Publisher: Cheltenham [England] ; Northampton, MA : E. Elgar, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book surveys the current state of industry in sub-Saharan Africa and examines claims that Africa is de-industrialising. It focuses on the challenge for economic policy to find ways to reverse this trend." "Industrial Development and Policy in Africa will be required reading for scholars of economic development and industrial economics."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hossein Jalilian; Michael A Tribe; John Weiss
ISBN: 1840641207 9781840641202
OCLC Number: 42667973
Notes: "This volume stems from a conference held at the Development and Project Planning Centre, University of Bradford, UK in September 1997 ..."--Preface.
Description: xiv, 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Africa and industrial development / John Weiss --
Africa's comparative advantage / Paul Collier --
Manufacturing microenterprises as import substituting industries / Walter Elkan --
The concept of 'infant industry' in a sub-Saran African context / Michael Tribe --
Lessons for sub-Saharan Africa from the experience of East Asia: SADC and ASEAN compared / Mark Hiley --
A review of recent manufacturing sector development in sub-Saharan Africa / Michael Tribe --
The de-industrialisation hypothesis, structural adjustment programmes and the sub-Saharan dimension / Farhad Noorbakhsh and Alberto Paloni --
De-industrialisation in sub-Saharan Africa: myth or crisis? / Hossein Jalilan and John Weiss. Equipment and non-equipment private investment: their nexus with economic growth, based on Solow model / Hossein Jalilian and Mathew O Odedukun --
The European Investment Bank as a financial wholesaler: two decades of lending to African industry / Stephen McCarthy --
How do South African firms respond to trade policy reform? / Raphael Kaplinsky and Mike Morris --
Developing African exports: the case of Nigeria / John T Thoburn --
Ownership and export performance in Tanzanian enterprises / Louise Grenier, Andrew McKay and Oliver Morrissey --
Transport costs and protection for Ugandan industry / Nichodemus Rudaheranwa --
Regional integration and industrialisation in southern Africa / David Evans.
Responsibility: edited by Hossein Jalilian, Michael Tribe, John Weiss.

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`. . . the book is a stimulating and important addition to the literature on African industrialisation.' -- Peter Lawrence, Journal of Development Studies

 
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