Fields of Specialization

Technological change
development economics
international trade involving developing countries
multinational firms
productivity growth in less developed countries.


Henry J. Bruton, “A Reconsideration of Import Substitution,” Journal of Economic Literature, Volume XXXVI (2), June 1998.

__________, On the Search for Well-Being, The University of Michigan Press, 1997.

__________, (with Catharine Hill, eds.) Public Expenditures in Sub-Saharan Africa, Economic Development Institute, The World Bank, 1997.

__________, (with collaborators), The Political Economy of Poverty, Equity, and Growth: Sri Lanka and Malaysia, Oxford University Press, 1992.

__________, (with Catharine B. Hill) “The Role of Counterpart Funds in Economic Development,” IDS Bulletin, April 1992.

__________, (with Catharine B. Hill) “The Macroeconomics of Counterpart Funds,” IDS Bulletin, April 1992.

__________, “The United States and the Less Developed Countries in the 1990s,” in Economic and Social Issues of the 1990s, (Joseph Pechman and Michael McPherson, eds.) Cornell University Press, 1992.

__________, “International Aspects of the Role of Government in Economic Development,” in The State and the Market in Development, (Louise Putterman and Dietrich Rueschemeyer, eds.) Lynne Rienner, 1992.

__________, “Import Substitution as a Development Strategy,” in Handbook of Development Economics, (Hollis Chenery and T.N. Srinivasan, eds.) North Holland, 1989.

_________, “The Search for Development Economics,” World Development, October/November 1985.

Country Experience

Egypt, Iran, India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Chile