Citations with the tag: IMPORT substitution

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    Greckel, Fay E. // American Economist; Fall71, Vol. 15 Issue 2, px 

    Presents an abstract of a doctoral dissertation on import substitution in Mexico between 1940 and 1960. Econometric models on import substitution; Interactions between import substitution and export expansion; Regional effects of national import substitution policies.

  • Mexican Integration Into the North American Free Trade Zone.
    Rahman, A.K.M. Matiur; Khan, M.M. Moosa; Islam, M. Anisul // Journal of Economics & Finance; Spring93, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p19 

    Mexican integration into the North American free trade zone is modeled as removing the tariff on Mexican imports of manufacturing goods. Using a theoretical model, it is shown that this increases welfare through production, consumption and employment gains. The results are derived by nesting the...

    Hirschman, Albert O. // Quarterly Journal of Economics; Feb68, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p1 

    No abstract available.

  • Systemic Competitiveness: Lessons from Latin America and Beyond--Perspectives for Eastern Europe.
    Messner, Dirk; Meyer-Stamer, Jorg // European Journal of Development Research; Jun94, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p89 

    Focuses on the impact of the import substitution strategy of Latin America on the transformation process and industrial competitiveness of Eastern Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States. Reasons for the crisis of import-substituting industrialization; Debate on solutions to the Latin...

  • Import substitution program to strengthen local production.
    Ruano, Lida Estela // Caribbean Business; 7/2/1998, Vol. 26 Issue 26, p19 

    Calls for Puerto Rico to conduct an effective import substitution program to strengthen its manufacturing sector and create more jobs. Identification of some imported products which the local food industry can manufacture; Comments from Edwin Zayas, chairman of the Puerto Rico Chamber of...

  • Import Substitution vs. Export Orientation in Developing Countries.
    Abdel-Malek, Talaat // Management Review; Dec69, Vol. 58 Issue 12, p54 

    Examines the import substitution and export orientation in developing countries. Problems of expanding exports of developing countries; Effects of national economic policies on export performance; Failure of governments to give sufficient priority to export industries.

  • Making do and doing well.
    Pomerantz, Kenneth // World Trade; Oct98, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p114 

    Focuses on the history of import substitution and early modern industrialization. Effect of increased tariff duties or other barriers on domestic industries; Competition in international markets; Importation trends.

  • Manufacturing is the key.
    Pomerantz, Kenneth // African Business; Apr2002, Issue 275, p14 

    Focuses on the dependence of Nigeria for the oil industry in terms of economic policy. Importance of the manufacturing sector; Decline of the textile industry and the agricultural sector; Interest of the government in import substitution.

    McGowan, Daniel A. // American Economist; Fall71, Vol. 15 Issue 2 

    Analyzes the factors that nullified the benefits expected from the import-substituting industrialization (ISI) policy based on an econometric model. Impact of ISI policy; Ratio of import to income; Replacement of current imports with domestic products.

  • Association flags food supply potential in West Sussex.
    McGowan, Daniel A. // Horticulture Week; 12/2/2011, p5 

    The article reports on the assertion of West Sussex Growers Association chairman Colin Frampton that commercial growers in Chichester, England have the potential to boost import substitution but they need the help of planners, bankers and government policy.

  • Trade and development policies in Colombia: Export promotion and outward orientation, 1967-1992.
    Juarez, Carlos E. // Studies in Comparative International Development; Fall93, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p67 

    Examines trade and development policies in Colombia. Reorientation from full dependence on import substitution industrialization (ISI); Impact of domestic political situations on character and direction of foreign economic policies.

    Vajda, Imre // Soviet & Eastern European Foreign Trade; Jul/Aug67, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p3 

    Examines phenomena of world trade development and their influence on the Hungarian economic model. Significance of import substitution; International division of labor; Characteristics of vertical trusts.

  • Great Barrier to Integration.
    Mengual, Cory // Washington Report on the Hemisphere; 11/30/2009, Vol. 29 Issue 21, p1 

    The article discusses the barrier to the regional integration of Latin America. Considered as one argument is the failure of the Import Substitution Industrialization policies while the other is the absence of integrating physical infrastructure due to the geography of the region. It mentions...

  • Import substitution, export promotion and the state in economic development.
    Grabowski, Richard // Journal of Developing Areas; Jul94, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p535 

    Examines import substitution, export promotion and the state in economic development. Features of import substitution and outward-oriented or export-based development; Relationship between market growth and state behavior.

    MURPHY, LIZ // Meat Trades Journal; 9/27/2013, p4 

    The article presents the thoughts of the author on the comments by British Secretary of State Owen Paterson on the need to adopt a policy of import-substitution and increase food production, sharing that unless production is increased, there will be a need to import more to balance needs.

    Love, Joseph L. // Latin American Research Review; 2005, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p100 

    Analyzes the basic tenets of structuralism, their connection to dependency, the influence of Comisión Económica para América Latina (CEPAL) on policymaking, and how a generation of historians utilized the methodologies of structuralism to research historical problems in Latin American...

  • The Benefits and Costs of Import Substitution in India: a Microeconomic Study.
    Lichty, Richard W. // American Economist; Spring76, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p88 

    Reviews the book 'The Benefits and Costs of Import Substitution in India: A Microeconomic Study,' by Anne O. Krueger.

    Dawson, J.A. // Annals of Regional Science; Nov83, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p145 

    Reviews the book 'The Impact of Import Substitution Policies on Marketing Activities,' by Marta Ortiz-Buonafina.

  • An Analysis of Import Substitution in Russia After the Crisis of 1998.
    Kadochnikov, Pavel // Problems of Economic Transition; Oct2006, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p5 

    The article presents a detailed econometric analysis of the import substitution in Russia after the crisis of 1998. The event is examined both at the level of the entire economy and its differential impact on various industrial sectors and on the market for a particular commodity group. The...

    Soares, Glaucio Ary Dillon // Studies in Comparative International Development; Fall77, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p3 

    Examines the relationship between import substitution industrialization and the conditions of the rural poor in Latin America. Role of institutional arrangements in the relationship; Political parameters of socioeconomic processes in the region; Relationship between food prices and social...

  • Reforms to enhance corporate competitiveness.
    Soares, Glaucio Ary Dillon // OECD Economic Surveys: Brazil; Jun2001, p141 

    Discusses the needed economic reforms to enhance corporate competitiveness in Brazil. Objectives of import substitution policies; Development of exports and trade balance; Implementation of macroeconomic stabilization and structural reforms that are mutually reinforcing.

  • The 100-Mile Shopping Diet.
    BERGSMA, MARLENE // Harrowsmith Country Life (11908416); Apr2008, Vol. 32 Issue 199, p38 

    The article discusses the think local campaign of U.S. economist and lawyer Michael Shuman. Shuman argues that the mantra of big business is false. For him, more realistic is Local Ownership and Import Substitution. He says that by shopping locally and buying domestic, an individual helps to...

  • Import Substitution for Livestock Feed in the Caribbean Community.
    Charles, Clifton; Blandford, David; Boisvert, Richard N. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics; Feb82, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p70 

    This paper evaluates the economic feasibility of substituting domestically produced corn and soya for imports in the Caribbean Community. A linear programming model is used to minimize the costs of meeting feed demands under free trade and two self-sufficiency scenarios. Special emphasis is...

  • On Law and the Transition to Market: The Case of Egypt.
    Abu-Odeh, Lama // International Journal of Legal Information; Spring2009, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p59 

    The article discusses the transition of Egypt into a market economy. It notes that the transition of the country from an Import Substitution Industrialization (ISI)-oriented economy driven by a public sector to the market meant that ideologies and institutions associated with the said sector...

    Zilbersztajn, Decio // American Economist; Fall84, Vol. 28 Issue 2 

    Evaluates the effects of price distortions due to exchange rate intervention and import substitution on Brazilian agricultural sector. Equilibrium displacement model; Estimation of translog cost function to obtain the matrix of factor demand elasticities; Effects of price distortion on output...

    Avila, Jorge C. // Documentos de Trabajo; jul2011, Issue 456-458, p1 

    We analyze the relationship between fiscal deficit, macro economic uncertainty and growth for the period 1915-2006, and conclude that the deficit,possibly through the volatility in relative prices it generates, is a significant restriction on per-capita income growth in Argentina.

    Avila, Jorge C. // Elevator World; Nov2008, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p34 

    The article reports on the decision of Mogilev, Belarus-based plant Electrodvigatel to produce asynchronous single-speed motors for passenger and freight elevators. The new motors were developed as part of the import substitution program of the company. The company has already equipped...

  • Results Selection: (Wed 27 Oct 2010) - Reported Uzbek Economic Growth Continues to Accelerate Slowly Through September.
    Avila, Jorge C. // Uzbekistan Country Monitor; Oct2010, p1 

    The article reports on the economic growth in Uzbekistan from January-September 2010. During the Cabinet of Ministers session, the government announced the growth of the economy which accounts to 8.3 percent on a year-on-year basis which indicates slow acceleration of gross domestic product...

  • The Decline of the Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Brazil: Explaining the "Fear of Floating".
    SI LVA, CARLOS EDUARDO SCH�NERWALD DA; VERNENGO, MAT�AS // International Journal of Political Economy; Winter2008/2009, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p64 

    This paper argues that the pass-through in Brazil has fallen compared with estimates in other studies done for earlier time periods, and remains low. Whereas pass-through effects where high and close to 1 in the high-inflation period, they seem to have fallen to around 0.2 after the Real Plan...

  • Economic Policy Trends in Post-World War II Latin America.
    Lozada, Carlos // Economic Review (07321813); 1999 4th Quarter, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p38 

    Presents an survey of the evolution of the economic policy and performance in Latin America in the post-World War II. Economic implications of the import substitution policy; Shift from protectionism to market-based reforms; Factors which contributed to capital inflows.

  • Assessment and recommendations.
    Lozada, Carlos // OECD Economic Surveys: Brazil; Jun2001, p11 

    Discusses an economic risk assessment of Brazil in 2000 and 2001 and recommendations to address the problems. Participation of the country in multilateral negotiations; Implications of the use of import substitution to develop an industrial base for the competitiveness in the corporate sector;...

  • US Private Investment In Korea.
    Kim, Suk H.; Song, Yoon K. // Columbia Journal of World Business; Winter87, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p61 

    The Korean government revised its Foreign Capital Inducement Act in 1984 to increase foreign investment in Korea. This revision and a series of other actions taken by the government since then are designed to 1) induce the transfer of high technology, 2) increase employment of Korean labor, 3)...

    Ford, Neil // African Business; May2004, Issue 298, p54 

    Suggests several alternatives to improve the Nigerian economy. One of the core underlying problems hampering economic growth, job creation and the distribution of wealth among a greater proportion of the population; Lists of prohibited imports; Benefits of banning the import of some goods; Main...

  • Import Substitution vs. Export Orientation.
    Abdel-Malek, Talaat // Columbia Journal of World Business; Sep/Oct69, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p29 

    The inability of most developing countries to earn sufficient foreign exchange to meet import requirements is one of the most critical problems which threaten their development. Depletion of international reserves and reduction of liquidity during earlier postwar years led them to rely...

  • La ley de Verdoom y la industria manufacturera regional en M�xico en la era.
    Calder�n Villarreal, Cuauht�moc; Mart�nez Morales, Gerardo // Frontera Norte; jul-dic2005, Vol. 17 Issue 34, p103 

    The impact of economic opening and liberalization on Mexico's regional manufacturing industry after the signing of NAFTA is analyzed in this article from the perspective of Verdoom's The analysis is divided into three periods: 1960-1980 (import substitution), 1985-1993 (trade...

  • Strict Liability: Importation Offence.
    Fitzpatrick, Ben // Journal of Criminal Law; Jun2004, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p195 

    Focuses on the ruling of a Great Britain court on the case "Matudi v. The Crown," which the court the ruled out that the importation offense under Regulation 21 did not require proof of mens rea. Facts of the case; Merits of the case; Basis for the courts decision.

    Peregorodieva, L. N. // FES: Finance, Economy, Strategy; Dec2012, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p19 

    The article describes Russian branch of machine-tool construction. It gives statistic which approves that this sector is in crisis nowadays and has had a great decline recently. The reasons are analyzed. The importance of this branch for the country is showed. Russia has potential for...

  • CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO The Unexpected Nation.
    Lee, Edwin // Singapore: The Unexpected Nation; 2008, p633 

    Chapter 22 of the book "Singapore: The Unexpected Nation," by Edwin Lee is presented. It offers a background on the independence of Singapore from Malaysia, its adoption of an import-substitution policy in the early 1960s, and becoming an economic developmental state. It also discusses the...

  • Revisiting Prebisch and Singer: beyond the declining terms of trade thesis and on to technological capability development.
    Ho, P. Sai-wing // Cambridge Journal of Economics; Jul2012, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p869 

    Rather than the thesis of a secular decline in the commodity terms of trade, Prebisch and Singer were more concerned with the income terms of trade. Consequently, they advocated (moderate) import substitution (IS) and recommended having it interweaved with export promotion (EP). To avoid...

  • Import Substitution: How Practical is it in Barbados?
    Moore, Alvon; Walkes, Carlon; Jones, Julian // Central Bank of Barbados Economic Review; Dec2012, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p44 

    This paper explores the potential for import substitution of goods in the small Caribbean economy of Barbados. A comparison of the domestic production of selected goods to the import quantities is undertaken in an effort to gauge the capacity needed to fully satisfy domestic demand. Interviews...

  • New designs for stopper-free steel casting: slide gates, refractories, technology.
    Golovko, A.; Gordeev, E.; Zolotukhin, V.; Provotorov, D. // Refractories & Industrial Ceramics; Sep2010, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p318 

    New developments for continuous pouring of steel are considered, including slide gates, refractories, promising technologies, etc. A comparative analysis of the designs of domestic and foreign manufacturers is given and the basic operating characteristics and criteria for the selection of...

  • Life Of Bryan.
    MURPHY, ORLA // Checkout; Jun2010, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p12 

    The article focuses on the insights and efforts of Irish Farmers Association (IFA) president John Bryan for the relationship of farmers and retailers in the food industry in Ireland. It notes the retailers' use of import substitution as threat to farmers to lower the price of the produce. It...

    Alam, S. M.; Khan, M. A. // Economic Review (05318955); Aug2010, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p56 

    The article reports on the status of the plastics industry in Pakistan. It reveals that the leading markets for plastics are in packaging, building and construction and the automotive or transportation industries, all of which have generally been buoyant. It also notes that the rising cost of...

    Ajami, Fouad // New Republic; 7/9/90 - 7/16/90, Vol. 203 Issue 2/3, p12 

    Focuses on the defeat of Algeria's ruling party, National Liberation Front, by its Muslim fundamentalist challengers in the recent municipal elections. Position of President Chadli Benjedid in the bureaucratic-military structure of the ruling party and the army, a decade ago; Information that...

  • Import Substitution and Export Promotion in the Growth of the Indonesian Industrial Sector.
    James, William E.; Fujita, Natsuki // ASEAN Economic Bulletin; Jul89, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p59 

    Indonesia lagged behind most Asian developing economies in growth and industrialization during the 1960s. In the 1970s, however, Indonesia experienced very high real growth and this was reflected in rapid expansion of the industrial sector. There was a subtle change in policy emphasis during the...

  • The Incorporation of Reciprocal Effects, Environmental and Economic Ones, in Process of Commercial Decisions.
    Sharzehei, Gholamali; Naeimyfar, Afsaneh; Dinan, Naghmeh Mobarghei // International Journal of Trade, Economics & Finance; Feb2012, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p30 

    These days, the study the deal of pollution emission in diverse industries, is recognized urgency in many countries. Hence, this study evaluates impacts of foreign trade on energy use, air pollutants emission and provision of economic objective. Input-output table is applied to the Iran economy...

  • The Impacts of Crop Diversity in the Production and Economic Development in Bangladesh.
    Islam, Sirajul; Ullah, Muhammad Rabi // International Journal of Economics & Finance; Jun2012, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p169 

    The study uses data from 1986 to 2009 about the production of various cereal crops, purposively selected to represent major production trend in Bangladesh before and after introduction of Crop Diversification Program (CDP) in the early 1990's. The paper attempts to identify importance associated...

    Saji, K. B. // International Journal of Business Strategy; Mar2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p180 

    The import substitution industrialization strategy adopted by India in the post-independence era had helped her economy to engender a process of rapid yet unsustainable economic growth. A balance-ofpayments crisis in the beginning of 1990s had led the Indian economy to initiate stabilization and...

  • La reinvención de Medellín.
    Sánchez, Andrés // Lecturas de Economia; ene-jun2013, Issue 78, p185 

    With the adoption of the import substitution industrialization model, Medellín became Colombia's main industrial hub. This success was based on the rise of its textile cluster, which constituted the primary source of urban economic growth during most of the twentieth century. However,...

  • Solar Energy Use: Local Planning Issue.
    Morley, David // Planning; Apr2014, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p56 

    The article discusses the planning issues in the use of solar power as an energy source in the U.S. as of April 2014. Among the issues that affect free-standing solar systems are visual impacts, stormwater management, as well as bulk and massing issues. It tackles such other issues as import...

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