African Industry in Decline 1996 (Heftet)

The Case of Textiles in Tanzania in the 1980s

Serie: Institute of Social Studies, the Hague 


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 1996
Antall sider: 382
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Institute of Social Studies, the Hague
ISBN/EAN: 9781349246779
Kategori: Økonomi og ledelse
Omtale: African Industry in Decline 1996
This book analyzes the factors behind the poor industrial performance in African countries under structural adjustment policies in the eighties and discusses prospects for recovery and further industrialization in the nineties. The focus is on the African textile sector in a worldwide comparative perspective and Tanzania has been chosen for a detailed case-study. Macro- and microeconomic explanations are given and combined with an analysis of the state. The conclusion is that lack of adequate industrial policy threatens to undermine past industrialization efforts.

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