Policies for Promoting Technological Catch Up: A Post-Washington Approach

Radosevic, Slavo (2009) Policies for Promoting Technological Catch Up: A Post-Washington Approach. Institutions and Economies, 1 (1). pp. 23-52.

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Abstract

This paper analyzes the evolution of policies for technology catch-up through three periods: the import substitution period, the (augmented) Washington Consensus period and the post-Washington period. We analyze the dominant policy models and practices in each of these periods as co-evolving with the dominant academic ideas, thereby changing the conditions for catching up. We develop several dimensions or building blocks that characterize the policies for technology catch-up. These dimensions are used to characterize each of the three policy periods with the objective of outlining the generic features of an emerging post- Washington approach to technology catch-up policies in relation to past approaches.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: technology, catch up, import-substitution, post-Washington consensus
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Depositing User: MS NURUL SYAFIQAH RAMALIM
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2013 03:03
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2013 03:03
URI: http://repository.um.edu.my/id/eprint/1244

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