Breaking into new markets : emerging lessons for export diversification /

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Imprint:Washington, D.C. : World Bank, c2009.
Description:xxiii, 265 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Exports -- Developing countries.
Foreign trade promotion -- Developing countries.
Diversification in industry -- Developing countries.
Diversification in industry.
Exports.
Foreign trade promotion.
Developing countries.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7694210
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Other authors / contributors:Newfarmer, Richard S.
Shaw, William, 1953-
Walkenhorst, Peter.
ISBN:9780821376379
0821376373
9780821376386 (electronic)
0821376381 (electronic)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • 4. Exposure to External Shocks and the Geographical Diversification of Exports
  • 5. Diversification, Innovation, and Imitation of the Global Technological Frontier
  • 6. Watching More than the Discovery Channel to Diversify Exports
  • Part II. Policies: Lessons From Experience
  • 7. The Life and Death of Trade Flows: Understanding the Survival Rates of Developing-Country Exporters
  • 8. Promoting New Exports: Experience from the Middle East and North Africa
  • 9. Exporting Services
  • 10. Tourism as a Strategy to Diversify Exports: Lessons from Mauritius
  • 11. Fostering Productive Diversification through Tourism
  • 12. Export Promotion Agencies: Strategies and Impacts
  • Preface
  • 13. Special Economic Zones and Economic Diversification: Some Evidence from South Asia
  • 14. Infrastructure and Diversifying through Better Products
  • Index
  • Contributors
  • Abbreviations
  • Executive Summary
  • 1. Breaking Into New Markets: Overview
  • Part I. Does Diversification Matter?
  • 2. Trade Structure and Growth
  • 3. Export Diversification and Economic Growth