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Light Manufacturing in Africa: Targeted Policies to Enhance Private Investment and Create Jobs (Africa Development Forum) Paperback – February 29, 2012

ISBN-13: 978-0821389614 ISBN-10: 0821389610 Edition: 1st

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Light Manufacturing in Africa yields excellent new insights for African policy makers on how to grow industry and create productive jobs. The book combines sound economic analysis with careful and detailed micro and enterprise survey data to derive practical and sensible policy recommendations for the African context. In particular, the value chain analysis across countries on different continents provides a deep and clear empirical understanding of the relative costs, the priority constraints, and thus the policy interventions. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in African development and industrialization. --K.Y. AMOAKO, President, African Center for Economic Transformation, Accra, Ghana

Excellent. I do not recall reading a book that is more clearly argued on the issue of manufacturing competitiveness in developing countries. The study s great strength is that it combines very careful micro and enterprise level analysis with a deep understanding of the welfare economics that must underpin government intervention. The discussion of fi scal cost and of the political economy of government intervention breaks new ground and gets to the heart of the implementation issue. --URI DADUSH, Senior Associate and Director of the International Economics Program, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Light Manufacturing in Africa presents an innovative approach to industrialization and job creation in Africa by identifying the binding constraints in specifi c subsectors and suggesting policies to remove them and to enhance private investment and create productive jobs. Using Ethiopia as an exemplar, the book relies on a range of qualitative and quantitative tools to carefully assess the country s low wage advantage and production costs, and recommends policy interventions that the government might pursue to foster specifi c light manufacturing industries. I strongly recommend this book for development economists and policy makers interested in industrial development. --HOWARD PACK, Professor of Business and Public Policy, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

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