Prof. Alice Amsden
11.491J / 17.176J
This class analyzes the theoretical and historical reasons why governments in latecomer countries have intervened with a wide array of policies to foster industrial development at various turning points: the initiation of industrial activity; the diversification of the industrial base; the restructuring of major industrial institutions; and the entry into high-technology sectors.
Amsden, Alice. 11.491J Economic Development, Policy Analysis, and Industrialization, Fall 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-491j-economic-development-policy-analysis-and-industrialization-fall-2004 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA