ISI and New Industrial Conditions in Latin America and Africa
This paper examines the relationship between industrial value added and economic liberalization for a variety of relatively small economies that adopted import-substituting industrialization (ISI) and export led growth in the past. The strong economic performance by some Sub-Saharan African countries in an era of globalization induces inquiry into the contribution of industry to economic growth for a variety of small economies with different political structures and industrial policies. Using cointegration and time series data, this paper finds that industry value added has a long-run relationship with economic liberalization in the case of Ghana, but not for all countries considered.
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Volume (Year): 12 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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