Howard Stein's scientific contributions

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Why has the economic growth performance of Sub-Saharan Africa overall been so disappointing over the past fifty years? More importantly, what can be done to sustain and improve upon the accelerated growth experienced in recent years? What are the possibilities and policies for Africa to achieve sustained, rapid economic growth, poverty reduction, a...

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... The industrial policy debates and practices have experienced ups and downs over time, from overall consensus on its merits during the mercantilism phase in the 16th to 18th centuries and the period of structuralism of import-substitution strategy in the 1950s and 1970s, to outright rejection in the 1980s and 1990s of neo-liberal prescriptions (Altenburg, 2011). More recently, the failure of the neoliberal alternative in developing countries coupled with the East Asian countries" late industrialization successes, has brought the industrial policy back into the development agenda (Lin, 2012;Noman and Stiglitz, 2012;Lin and Monga, 2013). The 2008 global financial crises in the developed countries, mainly caused by the laissez-faire policies also contributed to the revitalization of the industrial policy (Wade, 2015). ...