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Trade Strategies for Development: Import Substitution Versus Export Promotion


Magali Cowan


affiliation not provided to SSRN

Melissa H. Birch


University of Kansas - Center for International Business Education and Research


Darden Case No. UVA-G-0393

Abstract:     
This technical note examines two alternative trade strategies for developing countries: import-substitution industrialization and export promotion. The rationale for each strategy is discussed; the policies adopted to implement the strategy are described; and the effects, both positive and negative, of the policies on the economic structure of developing countries are analyzed.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 12

Keywords: developing countries, economic policy, industrial policy, international economics, political economy, public policy, international case, diversity case, international


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Date posted: June 14, 2009  

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Cowan, Magali and Birch, Melissa H., Trade Strategies for Development: Import Substitution Versus Export Promotion. Darden Case No. UVA-G-0393. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1419317

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Magali Cowan
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Melissa H. Birch
University of Kansas - Center for International Business Education and Research ( email )
1300 Sunnyside Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66045
United States
785 864 7571 (Phone)
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