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Market Menagerie: Health and Development in Late Industrial States

Smita Srinivas


This book examines technological advance and market regulation in the health industries of nations such as India, Brazil, South Africa, Nigeria, and China. Pharmaceutical and life science industries can reinforce economic development and industry growth, but not necessarily positive health outcomes. Yet well-crafted industrial and health policies can strengthen each other and reconcile economic and social goals. This book advocates moving beyond traditional market failure to bring together three uncommonly paired themes: the growth of industrial capabilities, the politics of health access, and ... More

Keywords: health access, development, production, redistribution, pharmaceutical industries, life science industries, India, Brazil, South Africa, Nigeria

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780804780544
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804780544.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Smita Srinivas, author