Former World Bank chief economist Justin Lin Yifu believes developing countries require government-led industrial policies to catch up with advanced economies. Photo: AFP Former World Bank chief economist Justin Lin Yifu believes developing countries require government-led industrial policies to catch up with advanced economies. Photo: AFP
Former World Bank chief economist Justin Lin Yifu believes developing countries require government-led industrial policies to catch up with advanced economies. Photo: AFP

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Former World Bank chief economist Justin Lin Yifu believes developing countries require government-led industrial policies to catch up with advanced economies. Photo: AFP Former World Bank chief economist Justin Lin Yifu believes developing countries require government-led industrial policies to catch up with advanced economies. Photo: AFP
Former World Bank chief economist Justin Lin Yifu believes developing countries require government-led industrial policies to catch up with advanced economies. Photo: AFP
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