Industrial Growth and Policy in Zambia: Lessons from South Korea

  • Frank Chansa
  • Ngao Mubanga
  • Dale Mudenda
  • Manenga Ndulo
Keywords: Industrial policy, youth unemployment, industrial growth, state ownership, agribusiness and employment creation


This paper discusses the divergence in industrial growth for two countries Zambia and South Korea and tries to draw lessons from South Korea for Zambia’s industrial policy and strategies that leads to industrial transformation and job creation. The conceptual framework argues that South Korea having evolved into a developmental state was fundamental to its transformation to an industrial state while Zambia failed to advance beyond the development state status.   


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eISSN: 2453-5966
print ISSN: 1821-8148