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Turbulence and Order in Economic Development: Economic Transformation in Tanzania and Vietnam

Hazel Gray


The terms of debate on the role of institutions in economic development are changing. Stable market institutions, in particular secure private property rights and democratically accountable governments that uphold the rule of law, are widely seen to be a prerequisite for economic transformation in low-income countries. Yet over the last thirty years, economic growth and structural transformation has surged forward in a range of countries where market and state institutions have differed from these ideals, as well as from each other. This book studies the role of the state in economic transform ... More

Keywords: economic transformation, Tanzania, Vietnam, industrialization, institutions, socialism, corruption, manufacturing, industrial policy, political settlements

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198714644
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198714644.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Hazel Gray, author
Lecturer, Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh