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Two to Tango: Public-Private Collaboration for Productive Development Policies


CODE: IDB-BK-160
AUTHOR(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo , Sabel, Charles , Stein, Ernesto H. , Trejos, Alberto
PUBLISHED: June 2016
LANGUAGE: English
RELATED TOPICS: Government and Democracy
DOWNLOAD FILE IN: English

Abstract:

It takes two to tango: Strong public-private collaboration is key for discovering and implementing effective productive development policies to bring out the best in existing economic activities and to foster economic transformation. The 25 Latin American cases analyzed in this volume show how and why many public and private partners are dancing smoothly while others stumble or follow different drummers. This book is a resource for designing institutions to make public-private interaction a win-win strategy.

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