The importance of manufacturing in economic development: Past, present and future perspectives

@inproceedings{Naud2012TheIO,
  title={The importance of manufacturing in economic development: Past, present and future perspectives},
  author={Wim Naud{\'e} and A. E. Szirmai},
  year={2012}
}
The structural transformation of a traditional economy dominated by primary activities into a modern economy where high-productivity activities in manufacturing assume an important role remains a defining feature of economic development. The challenges to attain such structural transformation may be more daunting than in the past. Based on a recent UNU-WIDER/UNU-MERIT project on industrialization this paper discusses the past and present roles of the manufacturing sector in structural change… CONTINUE READING

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