11. Developmental states

  • The state and economic development.
  • The legacy of the Second World War: Germany and Japan.
  • Japan and the “tiger economies” of East Asia. The “Celtic Tiger.”
  • Developmental states today.

Required readings:

  • Johnson, Chalmers A. “The Institutions of High Growth,” MITI and the Japanese Miracle: The Growth of Industrial Policy, 1925-1975. Stanford University Press, 1982.
  • Chang Ha-Joon. “Kicking Away the Ladder: Neoliberalism and the ‘Real’ History of Capitalism.” In Developmental Politics in Transition, edited by Chang Kyung-Sup, Ben Fine, and Linda Weiss. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2012.
  • Clapham, Christopher. “The Ethiopian Developmental State.” Third World Quarterly 39, no. 6 (June 3, 2018): 1151–65.

Additional readings:

  • Chang Kyung-Sup, and Ben Fine. “Developmental Politics beyond the Neoliberal Era.” In Developmental Politics in Transition, edited by Chang Kyung-Sup, Ben Fine, and Linda Weiss. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2012.