The Challenge of Public Capabilities for Successful Productive Development Policies: Hopeless Task or Pragmatic Program?
46 Pages Posted: 25 Apr 2017
Date Written: March 2016
This paper discusses the organizational structure and technical, operational and political capabilities required for successful productive development policies (PDPs). It also discusses how countries can match their PDPs to existing capabilities, as well as expand their capabilities in the long run. The specific difficulties associated with PDPs are also discussed.
Keywords: Government performance, Industrial policy
JEL Classification: H10, H11, L50, O25
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