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Policies for promoting technological catch up: a post-Washington approach

Radošević, S.; (2009) Policies for promoting technological catch up: a post-Washington approach. International Journal of Institutions and Economies , 1 (1) pp. 23-52. Green open access

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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.

Type: Article
Title: Policies for promoting technological catch up: a post-Washington approach
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version: http://ijie.um.edu.my/archive.html
Language: English
Keywords: Technology, catch up import-substitution, post-Washington consensus
UCL classification: UCL > School of Arts and Social Sciences > SSEES
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/18469
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