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Development And Modern Industrial Policy In Practice: Issues and Country Experiences. 2015.
Edward Elgar.

Development and Modern Industrial Policy in Practice provides an up-to-date analysis of industrial policy. Modern industrial policy refers to the set of actions and strategies used to favor the more dynamic sectors of the economy. A key aspect of modern industrial policy is embedding private initiative in a framework of public action to encourage diversification, upgrading, and technological dynamism to achieve development in the twenty-first century.

The Aggregate Production Function And The Measurement Of Technical Change: ‘Not Even Wrong’. 2013.
Edward Elgar.

This authoritative and stimulating book represents a fundamental critique of the aggregate production function, a concept widely used in macroeconomics. The authors explain why, despite the serious aggregation problems that surround it, aggregate production functions often give plausible statistical results.

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Inclusive Growth, Full Employment and Structural Change. Implications and Policies for Developing Asia. 2009.
Anthem Press.

This book argues that structural change (reallocation of resources across sectors and higher diversification and sophistication of production and exports) is the key to sustained and fast growth in developing Asia.

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Labor Markets in Asia: Issues and Perspectives. 2006.
Palgrave, Macmillan

Selected in 2006 by Princeton University as one of the Noteworthy Books in Industrial Relations and Labor Economics, the book argues that governments across developing Asia must bring the objectives of full, productive, and decent employment to the top of their agendas.

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Policies to Support the Development of Indonesia’s Manufacturing Sector during 2020–2024: A Joint ADB–BAPPENAS Report. 2019.
ADB.

Report to the Government of Kazakhstan: Policies for Industrial and Service Diversification in Asia in the 21st Century. 2013.
ADB.