Achieving Development Success: Strategies and Lessons from the Developing World by Augustin K. Fosu

Achieving Development Success: Strategies and Lessons from the Developing World

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This book presents development strategies and lessons based on a large range of "success" countries across the developing world. In addition to the country cases, it presents regional and overall syntheses that cover orthodox vs. heterodox policies; the importance of capability, primaryexports, diversification and financing; managing diversity; the role of institutions and governance; and human development.The book reveals much diversity in successful development strategies offered by the various select countries: for example, the "disinterested-government" political economy of China; the democratically supported, high-service-sector development approach of India; the "Washington-Consensus-based"reforms of Ghana and China; the diversification strategies of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Oman; the dynamic orthodox-heterodox strategy of Malaysia and Vietnam; the effective natural-resource management of Botswana, Oman, Bahrain and the UAE; the social-sector underpinnings ofdevelopment in Costa Rica and Tunisia; and the democratic political system of managing diversity in India. This refreshing approach to studying development will interest researchers, teachers, students, development practitioners and policymakers alike.

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Augustin K. Fosu is also Visiting Scholar at the University of Ghana-Legon and honorary Research Associate at Oxford University (CSAE) and the University of Manchester (BWPI). Previous positions include: Director (Economic and Social Policy Division) and Senior Policy Advisor /Chief Economist at the UN Economic Commission for Africa a...
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Title:Achieving Development Success: Strategies and Lessons from the Developing WorldFormat:HardcoverDimensions:512 pagesPublished:April 24, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Augustin K. Fosu: Achieving Development Success: Synthesis of Strategies and Lessons from the Developing WorldPart I: East Asia and the Pacific (South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam)2. Keun Lee: How Can Korea be a Role Model for Catch-up Development? A 'Capability-based View'3. K.S. Jomo and Chong Hui Wee: Lessons from Post-colonial Malaysian Economic Development4. Peter Warr: Thailand's Development Strategy and Growth Performance5. John Thoburn: Vietnam as a Role Model for Development6. Haider A. Khan: Development Strategies: Lessons from the Experiences of South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, and VietnamPart II: The Emerging Asian Giants (India and China)7. Nirvikar Singh: Democracy, Diversity, and Development: India's Strategy and Outcomes8. Yang Yao: The Disinterested Government: An Interpretation of China's Economic Success in the Reform Era9. Amelia U. Santos-Paulino: Country Role Models of Development Success: Lessons from China and IndiaPart III: Sub-Saharan Africa (Botswana, Mauritius, South Africa, and Ghana?10. James Robinson: Botswana as a Role Model for Country Success11. Arvind Subramanian: The Mauritian Success Story and its Lessons12. Mats Lundahl and Lennart Petersson: Post-Apartheid South Africa: An Economic Success Story?13. Augustin K. Fosu: Country Role Models for Development Success: The Ghana Case14. Wim Naude: Development Progress in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from Botswana, Ghana, Mauritius, and South AfricaPart IV: Latin America and the Caribbean (Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic)15. Luiz de Mello: Brazil's Growth Performance: Achievements and Prospects16. Andres Solimano: Three Decades of Neoliberal Economics in Chile: Achievements, Failures, and Dilemmas17. Alberto Trejos: Country Role Models for Development Success: The Case of Costa Rica18. Susan Pozo, Jose Sanchez-Fung, and Amelia U. Santos-Paulino: Economic Development Strategies in the Dominican Republic19. Eliana Cardoso: Between Past and Future of Latin America: Lessons from Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, and the Dominican RepublicPart V: Middle-East and North Africa (Oman, Bahrain, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates)20. Robert E. Looney: The Omani and Bahraini Paths to Development: Rare and Contrasting Oil-based Economic Success Stories21. Mina Baliamoune-Lutz: Tunisia's Development Experience: A Success Story?22. Yaw Nyarko: The United Arab Emirates: Some Lessons in Economic Development23. Imed Drine: 'Successful' Development Models: Lessons from the MENA Region