Growth without Industrialization | tutor2u Economics

Professor Dani Rodrik's new short essay for Project Syndicate is timely background reading for teachers and students looking at growth and development strategies among low and middle-income countries. 

In many sub Saharan countries, the share of manufacturing output in total GDP is stagnant or falling giving rise to worries over premature de-industrialisation. But can countries continue to grow and improve development outcomes in other ways, for example by investing human capital in services (tourism and basic financial services) and in achieving a lift in agricultural productivity to increase incomes and domestic demand?

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