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New Scale and Scope for Industrial Policies in the 1990s

  • Bruno Amable
  • Pascal Petit

Abstract

Industrial policies (IPs) are often considered as minor complements of macroeconomic policies. Low-key definitions, where IPs are limited to selective promotions of activities and support of R&D, are in accordance with what has been observed in the last four decades. This balance may be shifting as standard macroeconomic policies are losing momentum and effectiveness, while industrial policies are facing a new context.

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Public Expenditure Industrial Policy Public Spending Full Employment Public Capital 
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  • Bruno Amable
  • Pascal Petit

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