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Industrialization in Malaysia
Import Substitution and Infant Industry Performance




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ISBN 9780415144766
Published November 7, 1996 by Routledge
232 Pages

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Book Description

Some of the most successful growth economies in the Pacific Rim have combined protectionist Import Substitution Industrialisation policies with export-oriented policies. This study provides a systematic rethinking of relationships between strategies within the Malaysian context.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION; Chapter 1 INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY: A FRAMEWORK FOR ANALYSIS; Chapter 2 MALAYSIAN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT:1957–l990s; Chapter 3 THE STRUCTURE OF TARIFF INCENTIVES IN MALAYSIA; Chapter 4 THE INFANT INDUSTRY ARGUMENT:A THEORETICAL ANALYSIS; Chapter 5 PROTECTION AND PRODUCTIVITY GROWTH; Chapter 6 HAVE THE INFANT INDUSTRIES GROWN UP?; Chapter 7 CONCLUSIONS AND POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS;

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Biography

Rokiah Alavi is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics, at the International Islamic University in Malaysia.