Industrial Catching Up in the Poor Periphery 1870-1975

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Jeffrey G. Williamson;
  • Subject: Early Third World industrialization; history; input costs; productivity; trade policy; world markets
    • jel: jel:N7 | jel:F1 | jel:O1 | jel:O2

This paper documents industrial output and labor productivity growth around the poor periphery 1870-1975 (Latin America, the European periphery, the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia and East Asia). Intensive and extensive industrial growth accelerated there over ... View more
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