Developmental Policy and the State
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Developmental Policy and the State : The European Union, East Asia, and the Caribbean

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Developmental Policy and the State studies the changing face of government support for endogenous development. In the past two decades, governments have assumed a more conscious economic role as a stabilizing force to maintain low fiscal deficits and low inflation growth paths. This important reference work provides an integrated discussion of the development theory at the heart of interventionist government economic policy. The opening chapters analyze the role of state intervention and its impact on development theory, present the Developmental State model, and discuss the regulatory and development roles of a state in a market economy. The book also critiques the European Union's regional and industrial policies and contrasts EU and Caribbean developmental policies with the Developmental State approach. Karagiannis concludes his discussion with developmental theory-based policy solutions for an increasingly globalized world economy.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 157.5 x 228.6 x 17.8mm | 408.24g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • bibliography, index
  • 0739103962
  • 9780739103968

About Nikolaos Karagiannis

Nikolaos Karagiannis is Lecturer in Economics and Development at the University of West Indies, Mona.show more

Review quote

Karagiannis' book covers a broad canvas indeed, and is to be welcomed for its advocacy and development of a policy agenda and role of the State which runs so much against the dominant mainstream. It has argued persuasively for the need for a developmental role for the State. Social and Economic Studiesshow more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Growth Theory and Government Chapter 2 The Developmental State View Chapter 3 The "Better Father" Chapter 4 The Modern State Intervention Chapter 5 EC/EU Problems and Government Chapter 6 Developmental State and EC/EU Chapter 7 Developmental State and the Caribbean Chapter 8 Developmental State and Jamaica Chapter 9 Alternative Development Policy Considerations for the Twenty-First Centuryshow more