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The role of the state in East Asian industrial development : The Korean experience and lessons for Ethiopia

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MASTER OF PUBLIC POLICY
2004 Professor Hun Joo (David) Park
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THE ROLE OF THE STATE IN EAST ASIAN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT: THE KOREAN EXPERIENCE AND LESSONS FOR ETHIOPIA By HAREGOT, abebe aynalem
The paper describes that; economic expansion depends on the states interventions that create a favorable environment and direct economic activity toward greater investment. To hold this argument, Supportive evidence will be presented focusing on the policy of strong state intervention practiced in the newly industrialized countries (NICs) in general and the Korean experience in particular. It also assesses the problems of the neoliberal prescriptions fostered by the World Bank/IMF which currently
encouraged/pressured many under developed economies especially sub-Saharan Africa including Ethiopia to undertake structural adjustment program (SAPs) measures based on the experience of the NICs, in this case, the analysis will argue that these institutions have ignored the recognized activist role of the state in the transformation of the NICs and preclude the lessons to be learned. Consequently, the paper will contend that, for under developed economy like sub Saharan Africa, a highly motivated and development oriented activist state is indispensable to direct, promote and facilitate the economy in order to bring structural transformation and allow entering in the global economic competition. Finally, the paper draws lessons for Ethiopia su


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Title The role of the state in East Asian industrial development
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The Korean experience and lessons for Ethiopia

Material Type Reports
Author(English)

Haregot, Abebe Aynalem

Publisher

[Seoul]:KDI School of Public Policy and Management

Date 2004
Pages 48
Subject Country Ethiopia(Africa)
Eastern Asia(Asia and Pacific)
South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
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Original Format pdf
Subject Industry and Technology < General
Holding KDI School of Public Policy and Management

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