- International Monetary Fund
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- September 1997
© 1997 International Monetary Fund
Published September 1997
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The following paper draws on material originally contained in IMF Working Paper 97/42, “Deindustrialization: Causes and Implications,” by Robert Rowthorn, Professor of Economics, Cambridge University, and Ramana Ramaswamy of the IMF’s Research Department. Neil Wilson prepared the present version. Readers interested in the original Working Paper may purchase a copy from IMF Publication Services ($7.00).