The articulation of industrial and commercial policies in contemporary developing economies: an analytical discussion
The article discusses the importance of the connection between industrial and
trade policies within the current process of globalization in the world economy. In spite of
being inspired by the recent Brazilian trade liberalization, all questions analyzed here are
basically theoretical ones. The author discusses how the connection between industrial and
trade policies are analyzed within the international trade theories as well as how the latter
offers theoretical arguments favorable to industrial policies.
JEL Classification: L52; F68.
Keywords: Globalization industrial policy industrialization protectionism