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Author Alavi, Rokiah, 1963-

Title Industrialization in Malaysia : import substitution and infant industry performance / Rokiah Alavi
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 213 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge studies in the growth economies of Asia ; 7
Routledge studies in the growth economies of Asia ; 7
Contents 1. Industrial strategy : a framework for analysis -- 2. Malaysian industrial development : 1957-1990s -- 3. The structure of tariff incentives in Malaysia -- 4. The infant industry argument : a theoretical analysis -- 5. Protection and productivity growth -- 6. Have the infant industries grown up? -- 7. Conclusions and policy recommendations
Summary Some of the most successful growth economies in the Pacific Rim have combined protectionist Import Substitution Industrialisation policies with export-oriented policies. This study provides a systematic rethinking of relationships between strategies within the Malaysian context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 182-206) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Export marketing -- Malaysia.
Import substitution -- Malaysia.
Industrial policy -- Korea (South)
Industrial policy -- Malaysia.
New business enterprises -- Malaysia.
Tariff -- Malaysia.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 95026780
ISBN 0203014413 (electronic bk.)
0415144760 (alk. paper)
1134760655 (electronic bk.)
1134760663 (electronic bk.)
9780203014417 (electronic bk.)
9780415144766 (alk. paper)
9781134760657 (electronic bk.)
9781134760664 (electronic bk.)