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The State, Technology and Industrialization in Africa by Jeffrey James (auth.)

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R. Gulhati and G. Datta (1983). 'Capital Accumulation in Eastern and Southern Africa: A Decade of Setbacks', World Bank Staff Working Paper, no. 562. A. Hirschman (1967). Development Projects Observed, The Brookings Foundation. P. Hopcraft and J. Oguttu (1982). 'Parastatal Development Agencies and their Relationship with the Private Sector', Institute of Development Studies, University of Nairobi, Occasional Paper no. 39. G. Hyden (1983). No Shortcuts to Progress, Heinemann. J. James (1983). 'Bureaucratic, Engineering and Economic Men: Decision-Making for Technology in Tanzania's State-Owned Enterprises', World Employment Programme Research, Working Paper no.

486. Mytelka (1984), p. 158. Ibid. Gulhati and Datta (1983). Gulhati and Datta (1983) provide evidence for 1977-9 that the share of public investment in total investment was 93 per cent. More generally, they find that 'At the end of the 1970s, there was scarcely any country in our sample in which the share of public investment fell short of 40% of total investment in the formal or monetized sector and in several, this share was much higher', (p. 33). The projects were Mwanza Textiles, Morogoro Industrial Complex, Morogoro Textiles and Mufindi Pulp and Paper.

12, University of Dar-es-Salaam. D. Williams (1976). Choice of Technology and National Planning: the Case of Tanzania, PhD thesis, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University. G. Winston (1979). 'The Appeal of Inappropriate Technologies: Self-inflicted Wages, Ethnic Pride and Corruption', World Development, vol. 7(8/9). 3 The Irrelevance of Ideology in the Public Sector: A Comparison of Kenya and Tanzania Chapter 1 drew attention to the similarity in the technological behaviour of public enterprises in the industrial sector of various African countries.

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