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Readership: Undergraduate and graduate students. Academics in development economics, entrepreneurship, climate change studies, studies of the Chinese economy, and African development. Governments, policy makers, and international development organisations.
Edited by Adam Szirmai, Professorial Fellow UNU-MERIT, and Professor of Development Economics, Maastricht University, Wim Naudé, Professor, Maastricht School of Management, University of Maastricht, and UNU-MERIT, and Ludovico Alcorta, Director, Development Policy, Statistics and Research, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Adam Szirmai is Professorial fellow at UNU-MERIT and Professor of Development Economics at the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance of Maastricht University. His research focuses technological change, productivity, and
growth in manufacturing in developing countries, and on the determinants of economic growth and stagnation in the long run. His textbook The Dynamics of Socioeconomic Development was published by Cambridge University Press in 2005. A second edition is in preparation. Jointly with Wim Naudé and Micheline Goodhuys, he is editor of the book Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Economic Development, published by Oxford University press in 2011.
Wim Naudé is Professor of Development Economics and Entrepreneurship and Vice-Dean at Maastricht School of Management and Professorial Fellow at UNU-MERIT and the Maastricht Graduate School of Management, University of Maastricht. Previously, he was Senior Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER in Helsinki, Professor and director of research at North-West University, South Africa and Research Officer at the Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford. He is a graduate of the University of Warwick.
Ludovico Alcorta is Director of UNIDO's Development Policy, Statistics and Research Branch (DPR). Prior to joining UNIDO Dr Alcorta served as Professor in Economics of Technology and Innovation at the Maastricht School of Management, was a Research Fellow at the Institute for New Technologies, United Nations University and worked as Economist for Latin America at the Economist Intelligence Unit and Midland Bank. He has performed consultancy work for UNCTAD and for UN's Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). He is also an Affiliated Professor at the Dusseldorf Business School and the Universidad Católica del Peru in Lima.
Part I: Introduction
1: Adam Szirmai, Wim Naudé, and Ludovico Alcorta: Introduction and Overview: The Past, Present, and Future of Industrialization
Part II: The Need for and Challenge of Industrialization
2: Adam Szirmai: Manufacturing and Economic Development
3: Fiona Tregenna: Deindustrialization and Reindustrialization
4: Nobuya Haraguchi and Gorazd Rezonja: Emerging Patterns of Structural Change in Manufacturing
Part III: Pathways to Industrial Development: Past, Present, and Future
5: Mike Hobday: Learning from Asia's Success: Beyond Simplistic 'Lesson-Making'
6: Harry X. Wu: Rethinking China's Path of Industrialization
7: Haryo Aswicahyono, Hal Hill, and Dionisius Narjoko: Indonesian Industrialization: A Latecomer Adjusting to Crises
8: Wilson Peres: Industrial Policies in Latin America
9: John Page: Should Africa Industrialize?
Part IV: Climate Change and Sustainability
10: Wim Naudé: Climate Change and Industrial Policy
11: Thomas Gries: Global Asymmetries and their Implications for Climate and Industrial Policies
12: Martin Medina: Global Supply Chains in Chinese Industrialization: Impact on Waste Scavenging in Developing Countries
Part V: Challenges to Industrial Policy
13: Tilman Altenburg: Can Industrial Policy Work under Neopatrimonial Rule?
14: Zoltan Acs and Wim Naudé: Entrepreneurship, Stages of Development, and Industrialization
15: John Weiss: Industrial Policy in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges for the Future
Part VI: Conclusion
16: Wim Naudé and Adam Szirmai: Pathways to Industrialization: Summary and Overview