Autarchy and intervention: the failure of the industrial side of the Plan Badajoz

Authors

  • Mª Inmaculada López Ortiz
  • Carlos Barciela López Universidad de Alicante

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1344/rhi.v0i14.18457

Abstract

The Plan Badajoz had an industrial side besides the agrarian one, and was expected to develop an important role in the transformation of the economic structure of the province. This article studies this so far very little researched subject, from both a global and a sectorial perspective, and evaluates its results. The availability of very detailed data has made it possible. The firms of the Plan Badajoz participated in the general industrial policy of the government, and were created within a very regulated and rigid framework, suffering from a fundamental weakness when developed: its lack of competitiveness, that explains the favorable treatment they received from the public sector to help them avoid bankruptcy.

Published

2017-04-27

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Articles