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Industrialisation and Macroeconomic Performance in Developing Countries under Alternative Trade Strategies


  • Greenaway, David
  • Nam, Chong Hyun


The role of international trade in industrialization and the impact of foreign trade regime on macroeconomic performance has been a source of lasting controversy over the postwar period. Th is paper analyzes the experience of forty-one less developed countrie s, some of which have followed outward-oriented strategies. Various c riterion are used to distinguish between alternative strategies, and a variety of indicators of industrialization and macro-economic perfo rmance are examined. The find-ings suggest that outward-oriented econ omies have generally performed better than inward-oriented economies. Copyright 1988 by WWZ and Helbing & Lichtenhahn Verlag AG

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  • Greenaway, David & Nam, Chong Hyun, 1988. "Industrialisation and Macroeconomic Performance in Developing Countries under Alternative Trade Strategies," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 41(3), pages 419-435.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:kyklos:v:41:y:1988:i:3:p:419-35

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