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The Developmental State in Zambia: Plausibility, Challenges, and Lessons from South Korea

Developmental State

Author: Caesar Cheelo, Marja Hinfelaar, Manenga Ndulo

The major focus of this occasional paper publication is on lessons drawn from a comparative analysis between Zambian and South Korean experiences as developmental states since the 1960s.

This publication offers important insights to policy making in addressing issues of development and structural transformation in attempting to determine how a successful developmental state uses capable institutions to steer and govern transformation and sustainable, inclusive development.


Additional Information



  • Paper

  • IAD/CSP Book Series

Publication Details

Publication Number: Fall 2020 vol. 17

ISBN: 978-1-7344934-1-2