Modern economic history has proven time and again that the socioeconomic transformation of a certain society can rarely be achieved without industrialization. The astounding success of several Asian economies over the past half-century stands as a glaring evidence of the role of industrialization as the surest way to reduce poverty. However, industrialization is not a structural inevitability. Industrialization requires careful management of policy options and consistent monitoring of sectoral dynamics. Read more...

 

 

 

 


 

STIP Issue Papers

Paper 11 - Macroeconomic policies and structural transformation: exchange rate management

Issues Papers on Structural Transformation and Industrial Policy No. 011-2016

Andualem T. Mengistu, Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI) 

Firew Bekele, Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI)

Paper 10 - What is the role of national development banks in late industrialisation?
Paper 9 - What are the best avenues to build industrial capacities: FDI or domestically owned enterprises?

Issues Papers on Structural Transformation and Industrial Policy No. 009-2016 

Florian Schaefer, SOAS, University of London 

Girum Abebe, Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI)

Paper 8 - Effective Industrial Policy: Tariffs, Rents and Capabilities
Paper 7 - How do agricultural policy and agrarian transformations contribute to the success of industrial..

Issues Papers on Structural Transformation and Industrial Policy No. 007-2016 

How do agricultural policy and agrarian transformations contribute to the success of industrial policy? Conceptual and policy notes

Carlos Oya SOAS, University of London

Mekonnen B. Wakeyo, Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI)

Florian Schaefer, SOAS, University of London

Paper 6 - Strategic pragmatism in production transformation:

Issues Papers on Structural Transformation and Industrial Policy No. 006-2016 

Strategic pragmatism in production transformation: production capability domains, structural composition and intermediate institutions

Antonio Andreoni, SOA, University of London

Paper 5 - What are the instruments of industrial policy?

Issues Papers on Structural Transformation and Industrial Policy No. 005-2016 

Mushtaq H. Khan, SOAS, University of London

Andualem T. Mengistu, Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI) 

Berihu Assefa, Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI)

Paper 4 - The imperative of competitiveness and the logic of comparative advantage

Issues Papers on Structural Transformation and Industrial Policy No. 004-2016 

Carlos Oya, SOAS, University of London

Florian Schaefer, SOAS, University of London

Nicolas Meisel, Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

Firew Bekele, Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI)

Paper 3 - Rethinking growth strategies in LICs: the need to achieve strategic planning and political stability

Issues Papers on Structural Transformation and Industrial Policy No. 003-2016 

Jonathan Di John, SOAS, University of London

Nicolas Meisel, Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

Paper 2 - Global constraints: trade and intellectual property regulations applying to LICs

Issues Papers on Structural Transformation and Industrial Policy No. 002-2016 

Global constraints: trade and intellectual property regulations applying to LICs; the role and power of TNCs in value chains

Florian Schaefer, SOAS, University of London 

Adiam Hagos, Ethiopian Development Research Institution (EDRI)

Paper 1 - Return of Industrial Policy on the African Continent and Drivers of this Revivals

Issues Papers on Structural Transformation and Industrial Policy No. 001-2016 

Christopher Cramer, SOAS, University of London 

Nicolas Meisel, Agence Française de Développement (AFD)