El pensamiento económico detrás de las prácticas y políticas comerciales en Kenia

Palabras clave: Historia del pensamiento económico, Reformas comerciales, Kenia


Este estudio explica los regímenes comerciales en Kenia desde una perspectiva de la Historia del Pensamiento Económico (HPE) utilizando fuentes secundarias de información (libros, artículos y manuscritos originales). Se concluye que durante la era precolonial (antes de 1895) sobre la base de la conjunción de las doctrinas clásicas y el mercantilismo, se practicaba el comercio a distancia y el trueque
entre comunidades. No obstante, algunas comunidades restringieron el comercio. Durante el periodo colonial (1895-1962), fundado en el pensamiento económico clásico, se exportaban productos agrícolas y se importaban consumibles menos costosos. El período poscolonial comenzó con un enfoque mercantilista (sustitución de importaciones), pero los sucesivos regímenes han promovido las doctrinas clásicas del comercio reduciendo las barreras a la importación y exportación e instaurando políticas de promoción comercial. Este régimen también promovió el comercio de servicios, que es una temática de interés actual en el comercio internacional. 


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Majune, S., & Mwania, D. (2021). El pensamiento económico detrás de las prácticas y políticas comerciales en Kenia. Estudios Económicos, 38(77), 187-205. https://doi.org/10.52292/j.estudecon.2021.2256
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