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Théorie de politique industrielle et développement économique du maroc
[Theory of industrial Policy and economic development of morocco]

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  • Jellal, Mohamed

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This paper proposes a model of theoritical reflection on the following fact: the Moroccan industrial economy is not competitive and technological gap is wide between local industries and foreign firms. This observation leads us to organize this debate by offering a rigorous theoretical framework to better understand the underlying incentives to upgrade the actual Moroccan industrial firms to reduce their technological gap. Further, it is shown how the state can establish a system of tax subsidy that can naturally induce firms to invest more in industrial modernization and potentially achieve a complete technological convergence

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  • Jellal, Mohamed, 2014. "Théorie de politique industrielle et développement économique du maroc
    [Theory of industrial Policy and economic development of morocco]
    ," MPRA Paper 57218, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:57218
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    Keywords

    morocco; technological gap ; industrial policy; incentives and modernization;

    JEL classification:

    • O1 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development
    • O14 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Industrialization; Manufacturing and Service Industries; Choice of Technology
    • O25 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy - - - Industrial Policy
    • O33 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
    • O55 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Africa

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