|Exporting Africa: Technology, Trade and Industrialization in Sub-Saharan Africa (UNU, 1995, 434 pages)|
|Part I. Exporting Africa: an analysis|
|The position of Africa in world trade|
|Industrialization and economic transformation|
|Organization of this book|
|2. Trade theory: relevance and implications for African export orientation|
|Conventional trade theory: essence and relevance|
|Critics and extensions of conventional trade theory|
|Trade theory and accumulation effects: introducing new growth theories|
|Some implications of new trade theories for Africa|
|3. Some conceptual issues and methodology of the study|
|Some conceptual issues|
|The dynamics of firm capabilities|
|Guiding questions of the study|
|The case study approach|
|Sampling: firms, industries and countries|
|Implementation of the study|
|4. The changing world economy: market conditions and technological developments|
|Changing market conditions|
|The changing prospects of access to world markets|
|New technologies and the implications of changing technological conditions|
|5. Main findings of the study: a synthesis|
|Position of exporting firms in the world market|
|History of exporting: conditions and path followed|
|How firms maintain or improve their positions in export markets|
|How some firms lose ground in export markets|
|Linkages and supporting industries|
|The influence of policy on firms' export activity|
|6. Conclusions and policy implications|
|Building core capabilities: towards competitiveness|
|Economic reforms and industrialization|
|Export orientation or import substitution?|
|Local or foreign investment?|
|Regional cooperation and trade agreements|
|Notes to part I|
|Part II. Country studies|
|Textiles and clothing|
|Determination of enterprise performance and efficiency|
|Emerging issues and the challenges ahead|
|Food and beverages|
|Appendix: the incidence of leasing in Nigeria9|
|The textile and clothing industry|
|The pharmaceutical industry|
|The metal industry|
|The cement industry|
|Pulp, paper and packaging|
|Leather and footwear industry|
|11. The Ivory Coast|
|The cooking fats industry|
|Preserved and processed foods|
|The textiles industry|
|The firms in the sample|
|Response to external factors|
|New technologies and exports|
|Appendix: Survey questions|
M.S.D. Bagachwa is Associate Research Professor, Economic Research Bureau at the University of Dar es Salaam.
Bouabre Bohoun is Assistant Professor, GERIDA Faculté des Sciences Economiques at the Université Nationale de Côte d'lvoire in Abidjan.
Gerrishon K. Ikiara is Senior Lecturer, Economics Department of the University of Nairobi.
Oussou Kouassy is Lecturer, GERIDA Faculty des Sciences Economique at the Université Nationale de Côte d'lvoire in Abidjan.
Roland Lamusse is Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Social Studies and Humanities at the University of Mauritius.
A.V.Y. Mbelle is Senior Lecturer, Economics Department at the University of Dar es Salaam.
Dan Ndlela is an Economist with Zimconsult in Harare.
Oluremi Ogun is Lecturer, Economics Department at the University of Ibadan.
Peter Robinson is an Economist with Zimconsult in Harare.
Samuel M. Wangwe is Director of the Economic and Research Foundation, Dar es Salaam. He was Senior Research Fellow at the United Nations University Institute for New Technologies between 1991 and 1994.