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Kicking Away the Ladder: An Unofficial History of Capitalism, Especially in Britain and the United States

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  • Ha-Joon Chang

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In this fascinating history of economic development, the author shows that, contrary to popular myth, the early development of both Britain and the United States depended on protective tariffs to a significant degree. Why is this history so widely ignored? asks the author.

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Article provided by M.E. Sharpe, Inc. in its journal Challenge.

Volume (Year): 45 (2002)
Issue (Month): 5 (September)
Pages: 63-97

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Handle: RePEc:mes:challe:v:45:y:2002:i:5:p:63-97

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  1. Beja, Edsel, 2009. "Things are different when you open up: Economic openness, domestic economy, and income," MPRA Paper 12802, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Mark Beeson & Iyanatul Islam, 2005. "Neo-liberalism and East Asia: Resisting the Washington Consensus," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(2), pages 197-219.
  3. Popov, V., 2011. "Do We Need to Protect Intellectual Property Rights?," Journal of the New Economic Association, New Economic Association, issue 11, pages 107-126.
  4. Roberto FRENKEL, 2004. "Real exchange rate and employment in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico," Iktisat Isletme ve Finans, Bilgesel Yayincilik, vol. 19(223), pages 29-52.

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