International Journal of Development Issues: Volume 3 Issue 1


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Capital flows and trade in Mexico: A model of institutional dynamics

John T. Harvey

This paper builds a system‐dynamics model of the Mexican economy and tests several propositions regarding policy and income inequality. It concludes, among other things…

Africa in a development crisis

Olaonipekun Henry Olabode

Development runs on a continuum, having traditional, transitional and desired (relative) development stages. Rather than moving on, the continent of Africa has remained…

Industrial policy with a twist: What the East Asian experience means

Richard Grabowski

This paper reviews the theoretical case for industrial policy (coordination) provided by theories of multiple equilibria. It is argued that for most less developed…

Economic development: From human agents to national capabilities

Tony Fu‐Lai Yu

Past decades have witnessed significant contributions to theories of the firm, innovation and economic growth from two closely related paradigms, namely, the Capabilities…

The internet and rural development: Elements of a new paradigm

Jeffrey James

The prevalent approach to providing the Internet in rural areas of developing countries takes the form of ‘telecentres’, where, it is assumed that ‘access to’ this…

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