Industrial Policy Reference Resource (191)

The Industrial Policy Reference Resource is a bibliography of key South African and international references on industrial policy and related subjects. It was developed with financial assistance from the Development Policy Research Unit (DPRU) and the Department for International Development (DFID).

  The Industrial Policy Action Plan reflects work that has been undertaken by the dti and other government departments and is mostly ready for implementation.…

  • Authors The Department of Trade and Industry
  • Year 2010
  • Organisation DTI
  • Publisher DTI
This paper examines the industrial policy in South Africa, which is Africa's most developed and industrialized economy. Issues relating to the role of industrial policy…

  • Authors David Kaplan
  • Year 2007
  • Organisation University of Oxford
  • Publisher n/a
The author discusses the reasons that created a wider interest in research as part of industry policy making in Norway in the period between 1963…

  • Authors Olav Wicken
  • Year 2007
  • Organisation University of Oslo
  • Publisher TIK
This article discusses the convenience of adopting industrial policy in Brazil. We argue that the success of East Asian countries, usually explained by industrial policy,…

  • Authors Mauricio Canedo-Pinheiro, Pedro Cavalcanti Ferreira, Samuel De Abreu Pessoa & Luiz Guilherme Schymura
  • Year 2007
  • Organisation IBRE/FGV
In order to contribute towards government's goals for 2014 '­and beyond ' the National Industrial Policy Framework (NIPF) vision for South Africa's industrialisation trajectory is:…

  • Authors The Department of Trade and Industry
  • Year 2007
  • Organisation DTI
  • Publisher DTI
The EIU has compiled a cross-sectoral database of firms that are pursuing innovations within the environmental domain. This investigation analyses a subset of this database…

  • Authors Nicky Dee and Simon Ford
  • Year 2007
  • Organisation University of Cambridge
  • Publisher n/a
In the last decade, few countries have figured prominently as cases of late-late developers that achieved worldwide success with their Information Technology (IT) industries. This…

  • Authors Dan Breznitz
  • Year 2006
  • Organisation Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and the School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Publisher The Berkeley Electronic Press
This paper explores export performance in South Africa over the past 50 years, and concludes that a lagging process of structural transformation is part of…

  • Authors Ricardo Hausmann and Bailey Klinger
  • Year 2006
  • Organisation Harvard University
  • Publisher The President and the Fellows of Harvard College
What are the underlying rationales for industrial policy? Does empirical evidence support the use of industrial policy for correcting market failures that plague the process…

  • Authors Howard Pack & Kamal Saggi
  • Year 2006
  • Organisation The World Bank
  • Publisher Development Research Group
This paper focuses on the systems-of-innovation (SI) approach and its policy implications. It introduces the topic by briefly reviewing the emergence, development, and diffusion of…

  • Authors Charles Edquist & Cristina Chaminade
  • Year 2006
  • Organisation European Invest ment Bank
  • Publisher Economic and Finance Studies Division of the EIB
Rationalization and stabilization following the Asian financial crisis of the late 1990s combined with the expansion and liberalization of regional and global trade to create…

  • Authors Richard Doner, Gregory Noble & John Ravehill
  • Year 2006
  • Organisation The World Bank
  • Publisher The World Bank Group
This paper seeks to offer an alternative perspective on the issues of changes in policy regime and firm-level technological capability development. The paper draws on…

  • Authors Paulo N Figueiredo
  • Year 2006
  • Organisation University of Sussex
  • Publisher Getulio Vargas Foundation/EBAPE
Learning has been recognized as an important factor in explaining the growth of firms in both industrial organization theory and literature. However, few models have…

  • Authors Madhuri Saripalle
  • Year 2006
  • Organisation University of Connecticut
  • Publisher MPRA
This paper presents a critical review of the Global Value Chain literature in light of the Technological Capabilities approach to innovation in LDCs. Participation in…

  • Authors Andrea Morrison, Carlo Pietrobelli and Roberta Rabellotti
  • Year 2006
  • Organisation CESPRI
  • Publisher Universita' Bocconi
This paper addresses a central question confronting politicians, business leaders, and economic planners throughout the world: How can local economic communities survive and prosper in…

  • Authors Sachi Hatakenaka, Peter Westnes, Martin Gjelsvik, Richard K. Lester
  • Year 2006
  • Organisation Industrial Performance Centre-MIT
  • Publisher MIT
The present study is aimed at assisting African countries to formulate concrete proposals related to market access for non-agricultural commodities. Accordingly, we will endeavour to…

  • Authors Hakim Ben Hammouda, Stephen Karingi, Romain Perez and Mustapha Sadni-Jallab
  • Year 2006
  • Organisation Economic Commission for Africa
  • Publisher UNDP
This document presents the proposed South African Biofuels Industrial Draft Strategy, outlining Government approach to addressing policy, regulations and incentives. Internationally, biofuels are growing, due…

  • Authors Department of Minerals and Energy
  • Year 2006
  • Organisation Department of Minerals and Energy
  • Publisher n/a
This survey of European industrial policy aims to set out and explain the great significance of European integration in determining (changes in) structure and performance…

  • Authors Jacques Pelkmans
  • Year 2006
  • Organisation College of Europe
  • Publisher E. Elgar
This survey outlines the characteristics and drivers of the phases of European industrial policy over the last century and attempts some conclusions about policy impacts.…

  • Authors James Foreman-Peck
  • Year 2006
  • Organisation European Invest ment Bank
  • Publisher Economic and Finance Studies Division of the EIB

  • Authors Ha-Joon Chang
  • Year 2006
  • Organisation European Investment Bank
  • Publisher n/a
This paper reviews recent empirical evidence that places industrial development and non-traditional manufactures in particular, in the driving seat of economic growth and development. This…

  • Authors Dani Rodrik
  • Year 2006
  • Organisation Harvard University
  • Publisher UN-DESA
Very little has been written, at least in recent decades, about Keynes's radical rethinking of microeconomic theory and policy in the 1920s. The traditional view…

  • Authors James Crotty
  • Year 2006
  • Organisation University of Massachusetts
  • Publisher n/a
The South is becoming a major player in world industry and trade. Since the 1980s, its share in world manufacturing added has almost doubled; its…

  • Authors UNIDO
  • Year 2006
  • Organisation UNIDO
  • Publisher UNIDO Publication
This paper summarizes the case for open economy industrial policy (OEIP) in Latin America and the Caribbean and responds to potential objections, namely, endogeneity, selection…

  • Authors Andrew Schrank & Marcus Kurtz
  • Year 2006
  • Organisation LSE/ISA
  • Publisher n/a
The main patterns of industrial development over the past decade are reviewed together with the broad thrusts of industrial policy. Despite major restructuring of industry…

  • Authors Simon Roberts
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation University of Witwatersrand
  • Publisher United Nations Publication
Africa's industrial performance has been poor and its ability to industrialize successfully is under increasing question. This paper argues that industrialization remains vital to African…

  • Authors Sanjaya Lall & Erika Kraemer-Mbula
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation University of Oxford
  • Publisher QEH
This report considers the obstacles to the practice of meaningful industrial policy by the governments of developing countries and also considers their impact on the…

  • Authors Larry E. Westphal
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation University of Oxford
  • Publisher QEH
The Finnish experience in the 1990s represents one of the few examples of how knowledge can become the driving force in economic growth and transformation.…

  • Authors Pekka Yla-Antilla & Chritopher Palmberg
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation ETLA - The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy
  • Publisher ETLA
This paper seeks to contribute to the debate relative to industrial technological capability building in association with changes into a liberalised and globalized economic regime…

  • Authors Paulo N Figueiredo
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation Danish Research Unit for Industrial Dynamics
  • Publisher Getulio Vargas Foundation/EBAPE
This Report focuses on a number of structural issues that have passed largely unnoticed and where substantial degrees of freedom remain for domestic policymaking vis-à-vis…

  • Authors UNIDO
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation UNIDO
  • Publisher UNIDO Publication
This paper examines empirical evidence of the technological capabilities of firms in the industrial pole of Manaus, in a developing area of northern Brazil. It…

  • Authors Paulo N Figueiredo and Conceicao Vedovello
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation UNU-INTECH
  • Publisher United Nations University
This paper looks at the link between emergence and intention for economic development, specifically as it relates to the development of technologically innovative regions. Hence…

  • Authors Markku Sotarauta & Smita Srinivas
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation Industrial Performance Centre-MIT
  • Publisher MIT
The main objective of this paper is to examine critically the importance, performance and underweighting of the industrial sector in Sub-Saharan Africa focusing on three…

  • Authors S. M. Kapunda
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation CODESRIA
  • Publisher CODESRIA
South Africa is a developing country that currently has no obligation to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under agreements such as the Kyoto Protocol. Moreover,…

  • Authors Mark Howells and John A. Laitner
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation University of Cape Town
  • Publisher ERC-UCT
Local production of pharmaceuticals in developing countries may be seen as helping to stimulate industrial policy and/or as stimulating pharmaceutical access to needed medicines. However,…

  • Authors Warren A Kaplan & Richard Laing
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation HNP-The World Bank
  • Publisher IBRD/The World Bank
The Energy Foundations China Sustainable Energy Program (CSEP) has undertaken a major project investigating fiscal and tax policy options for stimulating energy efficiency and renewable…

  • Authors Lynn Price, Christina Galitsky, Jonathan Sinton, Ernst Worrell & Wina Graus
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation University of California
  • Publisher Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
The paper attempts to provide a concise and holistic overview of post-apartheid South Africa's competing imperatives in designing its economic policy, in which trade and…

  • Authors Barbara Kalima-Phiri
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation SARPN
  • Publisher SARPN
The paper presents an in-depth case study of the Shanghai Baosteel Group as a contribution to overall assessment of the competitiveness and catch-up capability of…

  • Authors Yasheng Huang
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation The Chinese Economic Association
  • Publisher Routledge. Tailor and Francis Group
Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan are regarded as primary examples of countries that have derived great benefits from increasing integration with the international economy, without…

  • Authors Marcus Noland and Howard Pack
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation Institute for International Economics
  • Publisher Institute for International Economics
The focus of this paper is on industrial policy, an area that has been neglected not only in the discussion document mentioned, but also in…

  • Authors Omano Edigheji
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation Centre for Policy Studies
  • Publisher SARPN
This article argues that skills development in South Africa must be aligned to the economic and political imperatives of reducing unemployment and poverty, while fostering…

  • Authors Miriam Altman and Marina Mayer
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation Human Sciences Research Council
  • Publisher Routledge: Tailor and Francis Group
Customs unions represent a form of deep economic integration. The Southern African Customs Union (SACU), comprising four small members - Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland (BLNS)…

  • Authors Colin McCarthy and Dirk Hansohm
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation University of Stellenbosch
  • Publisher Tralac
The paper reviews the impact of industrial policy on growth in developing countries from the 1960s until the present. This is a propitious time to…

  • Authors Helen Shapiro
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation United Nations DESA
  • Publisher United Nations Publication
While the importance of technological capabilities to economic development is widely acknowledged, there is little agreement about the processes governing these capabilities, or about the…

  • Authors Simon Roberts
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation Human Resources Research Council
  • Publisher HSRC Press
In this paper, we examine the political economy and consequences of industrial policy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Unlike in many…

  • Authors Mustapha Nabli, Jennifer Keller, Claudia Nassif and Carlos Silva-Jauregui
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation The World Bank
  • Publisher The World Bank Group

  • Authors Ha-Joon Chang
  • Year 2005
  • Organisation University of Cambridge
  • Publisher QEH
The discussion on this paper is based on the development of a framework for conducting industrial policy that minimizes the risk that it will generate…

  • Authors Dani Rodrik
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation UNIDO
  • Publisher n/a
In the last decade, three countries have figured prominently as cases of late-late developing countries that achieved worldwide success with their Information Technology (IT) industries:…

  • Authors Dan Breznitz
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation Industrial Performance Centre-MIT
  • Publisher MIT
About 37% of the primary energy consumed both in the U.S. and globally is used by the industrial sector. A variety of energy efficiency policies…

  • Authors Christina Galitsky, Lynn Price & Ernst Worrell
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation University of California
  • Publisher Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
This paper attempts to determine whether conditions amenable to successful selective interventions to capture cross-industry externalities are likely to be fulfilled in practice. Three criteria…

  • Authors Marcus Noland & Howard Pack
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation Institute of International Economics
  • Publisher Institute for International Economics
China's industrial policy for high-technology industries combines key features of the policies pursued elsewhere in East Asia, such as opening to foreign investors and supporting…

  • Authors Greg Linden
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation UC Berkeley
  • Publisher Berkeley Electronic Press
This chapter aims to examine whether there are indeed certain institutional prerequisites that a country should have before it can implement selective industrial and trade…

  • Authors Ha-Joon Chang
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation The International Development Research Centre
  • Publisher IDRC/CRDI
This paper characterises the process of economic policymaking and implementation in Zimbabwe, focusing on trade and industrial policies. Specifically, the study investigates the mechanisms through…

  • Authors Benson Zwizwai, Admore Kambudzi and Bonface Mauwa
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation The International Development Research Centre
  • Publisher IDRC/CRDI
The aim of this chapter is to bring to the fore the historical context in which economic policies and industrial strategies have been carried out…

  • Authors Gaye Daffe and Momar Coumba Diop
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation The International Development Research Centre
  • Publisher IDRC/CRDI
Firm-level data were used to estimate changes in factor efficiencies - imported inputs being one of them - over three sub-periods, 1977-84,1985-91,1992-99. These respectively denote…

  • Authors Sanghamitra Das and Sambasiva Rao
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation Indian Statistical Institute
  • Publisher Indian Statistical Institute
Empirical evidence strongly suggests that R&D increases a firm's "absorptive capacity" (its ability to absorb spillovers from other firms) as well as contributing directly to…

  • Authors Dermot Leahy and J. Peter Neary
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation University of Dublin
  • Publisher CEPR
This paper analyses the interplay of policy reform and entrepreneurship in a model where investment decisions and policy outcomes are both subject to uncertainty. The…

  • Authors Murat Iyigun and Dani Rodrik
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation Harvard University and University of Colorado
  • Publisher NBER
The 1990s witnessed the emergence of a considerable body of research making a case for placing more emphasis on interfirm co-operation, networks, regional collaboration and…

  • Authors Mike Morris and Glen Robbins
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation INTECH
  • Publisher INTECH
This paper has a discrete, bounded and limited focus. It is about the role of government in facilitating cluster development in developing country contexts. The…

  • Authors Mike Morris, Glen Robbins and Justin Barnes
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation UKZN
  • Publisher School of Development Studies
We study the impact of government's budget constraint on the privatization decision of increasing returns to scale industry. Privatization is associated with prices liberalization, public…

  • Authors Emmanuelle Auriol and Pierre Picard
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation University of Toulouse and University of Manchester
  • Publisher SSRN
A market economy allocates too few resources to an industry with increasing returns to scale, such as an agglomerated cluster. A subsidy to the cluster…

  • Authors Linda Orvedal
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration
  • Publisher European Trade Study Group
Reducing the proportion of state-owned shares (SOSs) in China is a complicated undertaking related to several reform issues, including the strategic reform of the economy…

  • Authors Ke Li and Tongliang An
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation University of Connecticut
  • Publisher Blackwell Publishers
This paper examines selected policies, programmes and institutions that are central to industrial and trade policy in South Africa. Attention is principally focused on policy…

  • Authors David Lewis, Kabelo Reed and Ethel Teljeur
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation The International Development Research Centre
  • Publisher IDRC/CRDI
This paper looks at economic reform against the backdrop of lower employment and increasing skill intensity of the economy and a consistently high gini-co-efficent ratio…

  • Authors Rashad Cassim
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation UKZN
  • Publisher HSRC Press
During evaluation one should consider what would have happened in the absence of assistance. To produce an assessment of this counter-factual scenario involves considering the…

  • Authors Helena Lenihan
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation University of Limerick
  • Publisher Routledge. Tailor and Francis Group
China has actively implemented an industrial policy during the last two decades. However, despite important progress, the overall result is rather disappointing. Should China continue…

  • Authors Peter Nolan and Huaichuan Rui
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation University of Cambridge
  • Publisher Routledge. Tailor and Francis Group
This paper traces the evolution of the policy environment in Kenya with specific reference to strategic trade and industrial policies. It examines the role of…

  • Authors Gerrishon K. Ikiara, Joshua Olewe-Nyunya and Walter Odhiambo
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation The International Development Research Centre
  • Publisher IDRC/CRDI
Nigeria's experience with external trade and industrialisation is a classic case of tragedy. Since independence the country has experienced rapid de-industrialisation, continuing loss of market…

  • Authors N. I. Ikpeze, C. C. Soludo and N. N. Elekwa
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation The International Development Research Centre
  • Publisher IDRC/CRDI
SMEs industrial districts foster their success and the development of their local economic systems through the process of diffusion and accumulation of knowledge between firms…

  • Authors Giancarlo Coro and Mario Volpe
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation University of Venice
  • Publisher UNIVE
This book maps the policy process and political economy of policymaking in Africa. Its focus on trade and industrial policy makes it unique in the…

  • Authors Charles C. Soludo, Osita Ogbu & Ha-Joon Chang
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation International Development Research Centre
  • Publisher Africa World Press
The Government of the State of Eritrea has defined a macro-economic policy for recovery, reconstruction and development, which emphasises the new role of the Government…

  • Authors UNIDO
  • Year 2004
  • Organisation UNIDO
  • Publisher UNIDO Publication
This paper considers a case study of the challenges posed to interventionist economic policy-making by the existence and operation of the free trade institutions. The…

  • Authors Jim Stanford
  • Year 2003
  • Organisation Canadian Auto Workers
  • Publisher n/a
Globalization is a pervasive influence on industrialization in the developing world. As the embodiment of technological progress and more open markets, it offers huge productive…

  • Authors Sanjaya Lall
  • Year 2003
  • Organisation University of Oxford
  • Publisher QEH
The paper reviews the nature of current globalization and the growing divergence in competitive performance in the developing world. It considers the case for industrial…

  • Authors Sanjaya Lall
  • Year 2003
  • Organisation University of Oxford
  • Publisher QEH
This paper seeks to draw together the work undertaken for the EU (Fourth Framework Programme) TSER project on Science, Technology and Broad Industrial Policy with…

  • Authors Margaret Sharp
  • Year 2003
  • Organisation University College of London
  • Publisher UCL
In the policy realm, the orthodox terms of engagement with globalization have been enshrined in the Washington consensus of secure property rights, fiscal discipline, sectorally…

  • Authors Marcus Noland & Howard Pack
  • Year 2003
  • Organisation LAEBA
  • Publisher Inter-American Development Bank
This paper briefly reviews what is new about emerging pathways to innovation in Asian electronics industries. I demonstrate that the role of Asia's leading players…

  • Authors Dieter Ernst
  • Year 2003
  • Organisation East West Center
  • Publisher East West Center
The United Nations has made access to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) a primary objective for the developing world. Several policies have been implemented to…

  • Authors Trisha L. Bezmen and Craig A Depken II
  • Year 2003
  • Organisation University of Texas
  • Publisher n/a
Mainstream economics and the Washington Consensus caution against industrial policies that target sectors, firms and regions. At the most they favour cross-sectoral policies which address…

  • Authors Justin Barnes, Raphael Kaplinsky and Mike Morris
  • Year 2003
  • Organisation Institute of Development Studies
  • Publisher IDS
Project results show that the international industrial networks in CEE are organized by MNCs and are limited in scope (mainly intra-firm). The weakest node for…

  • Authors Slavo Radosevic
  • Year 2003
  • Organisation University College of London
  • Publisher UCL
During the 1990s, South Africa's trade policy was drastically reformed. This mainly entailed rapid tariff liberalisation agreed to under the General Agreement on Tariffs and…

  • Authors Juganathan Rangasamy
  • Year 2003
  • Organisation University of Pretoria
  • Publisher n/a
This paper analyses the impact of industrial policy on the demand for labour. It shows that South Africa's industrial development has historically been driven by…

  • Authors Miriam Altman and Marina Mayer
  • Year 2003
  • Organisation HSRC
  • Publisher n/a
Trade policy is a central feature of the South African government's economic policy. In the early post-transition years it was widely debated. This debate is…

  • Authors Peter Draper
  • Year 2003
  • Organisation SAIIA
  • Publisher SAIIA
The complexity of the system of incentives and uncertainty surrounding the nature of relationships between policy variables in South Africa's motor industry tend to discourage…

  • Authors Trevor Bell
  • Year 2003
  • Organisation The National Union of Metal workers of South Africa (NUMSA)
  • Publisher NUMSA
It is well established that there are collective economic gains to be realised from local industrial agglomerations. These gains arise from labour market pooling, knowledge…

  • Authors Johannes Machaka and Simon Roberts
  • Year 2003
  • Organisation University of Witwatersrand
  • Publisher University of Witwatersrand
It is well established that there are collective economic gains to be realised from local industrial agglomerations. These gains arise from labour market pooling, knowledge…

  • Authors Johannes Machaka and Simon Roberts
  • Year 2003
  • Organisation University of Witwatersrand
  • Publisher University of Witwatersrand
Although the Constitution envisages an economic system for Lao PDR based on market mechanisms, a review of the government's overall approach to industrial planning concludes…

  • Authors UNIDO
  • Year 2003
  • Organisation UNIDO
  • Publisher UNIDO Publication
The theory of strategic trade policy highlights differences in the commitment ability of firms and governments as a key motivation for intervention in oligopolistic markets.…

  • Authors J Peter Neary and Dermot Leahy
  • Year 2003
  • Organisation University of Dublin
  • Publisher CEPR
South Africa needs an economy that can sustainably meet the needs of all its economic citizens - both its people and their enterprises. This implies…

  • Authors DTI
  • Year 2003
  • Organisation DTI
  • Publisher DTI
Since 2001 the Sector Job Summit project located at NALEDI has been conducting in-depth research in a number of industries in South Africa. The primary…

  • Authors Mandy Moussouris
  • Year 2003
  • Organisation Naledi
  • Publisher Naledi
This paper is an exploration of the social capital needs of industrial development. '¬úSocial capital' attracts considerable attention in socio-political analysis and we are beginning…

  • Authors Sanjaya Lall
  • Year 2002
  • Organisation University of Oxford
  • Publisher QEH
This paper offers a nuanced and variegated view of the Southeast Asian economic miracles in comparative East Asian perspective, i.e. by comparing and contrasting the…

  • Authors Jomo Kwane Sundaram
  • Year 2002
  • Organisation University of Malay
  • Publisher n/a
This paper explores the regional innovation paradox and its policy implications. The regional innovation paradox refers to the apparent contradiction between the comparatively greater need…

  • Authors Christine Oughton, Mikel Landabaso & Kevin Morgan
  • Year 2002
  • Organisation University of London
  • Publisher Kluwer Academic Publishers
This paper examines two sectors, integrated circuits (ICs) and personal computers (PCs). These sectors have figured prominently in Taiwan's technology policy. Both have had their…

  • Authors Douglas B. Fuller
  • Year 2002
  • Organisation Industrial Performance Centre-MIT
  • Publisher MIT
This paper is a commentary which addresses the key issues in the South African automotive industry. The paper discusses the success of the motor industry…

  • Authors Frank Flatters
  • Year 2002
  • Organisation TIPS/NEDLAC
U.S. industry consumes approximately 37% of the nations energy to produce 24% of the nations GDP. Increasingly, society is confronted with the challenge of moving…

  • Authors Ernst Worrell, Nathan Martin Lynn Price and Michael Ruth
  • Year 2002
  • Organisation University of California
  • Publisher Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
This paper analyses industrial policy in a high wage open economy hosting an agglomeration consisting of vertically linked upstream and downstream firms. We show that…

  • Authors Rikard Forslid & Karen-Helene Ulltveit-Moe
  • Year 2002
  • Organisation Research Council of Norway
  • Publisher CEPR
The continuing expansion and deepening integration of the European union is re-defining the map of threats and opportunities for both companies and regions in Europe.…

  • Authors Ray Hudson
  • Year 2002
  • Organisation Sussex European Institute
  • Publisher ERSC
For twelve years now, China has attempted to develop and to consolidate its automotive industry through an industrial policy approach closely modeled on that implemented…

  • Authors Yasheng Huang
  • Year 2002
  • Organisation Harvard Business School
  • Publisher Routledge. Tailor and Francis Group
This research project on the South African white goods manufacturing industry is part of a broader initiative bringing together researchers globally to study changes taking…

  • Authors Andries Bezuidenhout
  • Year c
  • Organisation NUMSA
  • Publisher n/a
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