institutional and political conditions
Under what institutional and political conditions have industrial policies worked? What are the implications for policy design in developing countries that are attempting to catch up?
For an introduction to mainstream approaches:
• Eggertsson T. (1990). Economic Behavior and Institutions.
• North, D. (1991) Institutions, in Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 5, No. 1: 97-112.
• Acemoglu, D. and Robinson J. (2012). Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty.
For introductions to heterodox approaches:
• Wood, E. M. (2002). The Origins of Capitalism: A Longer View.
• Khan, M. H. (2004). ‘State Failure in Developing Countries and Strategies of Institutional Reform’, in Tungodden, B., Stern, N. and Kolstad, I. (eds) Toward Pro-Poor Policies: Aid Institutions and Globalization (in my website under Book Chapters)
• Khan, M. and Jomo, K.S. (eds) (2000). Rents, Rent-seeking and Economic Development, particularly Chapters 1 and 2 by Khan, ‘Rents, Efficiency and Growth’ and ‘Rent-seeking as Process’ (Both chapters are available on my website under ‘Book Chapters’)
• Bardhan, P. (2005). Scarcity, Conflicts and Cooperation.
Most items written by Professor Mushtaq Khan can be found online at:
You have to look under ‘Publications’ and search under the different sections (Book Chapters, Articles, Monographs, etc).