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The 1982 - 84 review of export assistance : problems with paradigms

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dc.contributor.author Mason, Geoffrey M.
dc.date.accessioned 2022-11-08T23:02:18Z
dc.date.available 2022-11-08T23:02:18Z
dc.date.copyright 1985
dc.date.issued 1985
dc.identifier.uri https://ir.wgtn.ac.nz/handle/123456789/30352
dc.description.abstract For some time now, export incentives to non-traditional exports have been an essential part of the Government's development strategy to restore sustainable levels of growth to the economy. New Zealand has had an indifferent record of growth in the 1950s and 1960s and over the last half decade of the 70s, growth has averaged less than 1% per year or under a third of the OECD average. This persistently bad record was not because governments of the day gave growth little priority in their programmes. It has been long thought that the major barrier to economic growth is the balance of payments or foreign exchange constraint. The term 'foreign exchange constraint' alludes to the supposedly critical dependence of New Zealand on imports of raw materials (especially oil:) and capital equipment to increase the productive capacity of domestic producers. Too often it seemed, economic growth grounded to a halt as payments for imports pushed ahead of export earnings. This leads to the suggestion that the main way to raise growth performance is to raise the rate of growth of exports and thereby relax the balance of payments constraint... en_NZ
dc.format pdf en_NZ
dc.language.iso en_NZ
dc.publisher Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington en_NZ
dc.subject Export subsidies en_NZ
dc.subject Economic growth en_NZ
dc.subject Scientific paradigms en_NZ
dc.subject Public policy en_NZ
dc.title The 1982 - 84 review of export assistance : problems with paradigms en_NZ
dc.type Text en_NZ
vuwschema.type.vuw Masters Research Paper or Project en_NZ
thesis.degree.discipline Public Policy en_NZ
thesis.degree.level Masters en_NZ
thesis.degree.name Master of Public Policy en_NZ
vuwschema.subject.anzsrcforV2 440703 Economic development policy en_NZ
vuwschema.subject.anzsrctoaV2 1 Pure basic research en_NZ

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