oa Lagos Notes and Records - The political economy of policy instability: Nigeria's industrial policies (1960-2010)
|Article Title||The political economy of policy instability: Nigeria's industrial policies (1960-2010)|
|© Publisher:||University of Lagos, Nigeria|
|Journal||Lagos Notes and Records|
|Affiliations||1 Department of History and Strategic Studies, University of Lagos, Akoka-Yaba, Lagos|
|Publication Date||Jan 2010|
|Pages||215 - 238|
|Keyword(s)||Aluminium smelting, Beer brewing, Cottage industries, Cotton ginning, Heavy industries, Leather tanning, Liquefied natural gas, Oil refineries, Oil seed milling, Petrochemicals, Post independence period, Power-driven saw mills, Structural weaknesses and Textiles|
It is a generally accepted notion that a country's industrial policy is the dynamic tool for stimulating and regulating its industrial development processes. In fact, it is a blueprint, which details the objectives and strategies for optimally attaining the goals of non-primary production, particularly manufacturing, taking into consideration the resource endowment of the country in terms of labour, land, capital, entrepreneurship, international goodwill etc.
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