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The Political Economy of Industrial Policy

Authors: Chang, H.

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The book provides a comprehensive discussion of the controversial issue of industrial policy, drawing on some recent developments in economic theory in areas like political economy, institutional economics, industrial economics, and theories of technical progress. By integrating the analyses of political economy, economic institutions, and technical change into a single framework, the book offers policy conclusions which are of direct relevance to policy-makers. Drawing on the cases of Japan and Korea, the book also explores the economic and political conditions for the conduct of a successful industrial policy.

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HA-JOON CHANG teaches development economics and institutional economics at the Faculty of Economics and Politics, University of Cambridge. He has published many articles covering a wide range of subjects including the theories of the state, institutional economics, privatization, industrial policy, and the East Asian development experience. He has aslo edited two books, The Transformation of the Communist Economies: Against the Mainstream (with Peter Nolan, also from Macmillan) and The Role of the State in Economic Change (with Robert Rowthorn).

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'Lucid, subtle and extremely well informed. It deserves to be widely read.' - John Toye


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Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Political Economy of Industrial Policy
Authors
Copyright
1996
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-37932-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-58862-8
Softcover ISBN
978-0-333-67890-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 184
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