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Journal Article
On the Short- and Medium-Term Effects of Formalisation: Panel Evidence from Vietnam

This paper analyses the consequences of formalisation on the performance of informal firms, using a panel dataset from Vietnam...

Factor proportions Informal sector Wages
Working Paper
On the Effects of Formalization on Taxes and Wages: Panel Evidence from Vietnam

Based on a unique panel dataset consisting of both formal and informal firms surveyed every other year from 2005 to 2013, this paper explores the benefits of formalization to the government and firm employees in Vietnam...

Factor proportions Informal sector Taxation
Journal Article
Export Diversification and Economic Performance: Evidence from Brazil, China, India and South Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Southern Growth Engines and Technology Giants

Factor proportions Gross national product Industrial organization (Economic theory)
Book Chapter
Southern Engines of Global Growth: Very Long Cycles or Short Spurts?

From the book: Southern Engines of Global Growth

Economic development History of economics Factor proportions
Journal Article
FDI Liberalization as a Source of Comparative Advantage in China

Part of Journal Special Issue FDI, Employment, and Growth in China and India

Factor proportions Foreign investments Labour market
Working Paper
Export Diversification and Specialization in South Africa: Extent and Impact

Should developing countries focus on diversifying their export basket or should they instead specialize their exports according to their existing comparative advantage?...

Factor proportions Gross national product Industrial organization (Economic theory)
Working Paper
FDI Liberalization as a Source of Comparative Advantage in China

Three features of China’s trade patterns suggest that elements beyond factor abundance explain its export performance...

Factor proportions Foreign investments Labour market
Journal Article
Development Path of China and India and the Challenges for their Sustainable Growth

Part of Journal Special Issue The Rise of China and India

Economic development Factor proportions International trade
Working Paper
Comparative Advantage Patterns and Domestic Determinants in Emerging Countries: An Analysis with a Focus on Technology

During the last two decades a number of emerging economies have become deeply engaged in technology-intensive production...

Capital investments Factor proportions Labour
Working Paper
Development Path of China and India and the Challenges for Their Sustainable Growth

The segmentation of global manufacturing and services provided China and subsequently India with a golden opportunity to make full use of their absolute advantage—low cost yet educated labour—to integrate into the world economy within a c...

Economic development Factor proportions International trade
Working Paper
Approaching a Triumphal Span: How Far Is China Towards its Lewisian Turning Point?

With the aid of an analytical framework of the Lewis model revised to reflect the experience of China, this paper examines the country’s dualistic economic development and its unique characteristics...

Economic development Factor proportions Globalization
Working Paper
Southern Engines of Global Growth: Very Long Cycles or Short Spurts?

This article views the four economies of the South in a long run historical perspective of 1500-2000...

Economic development History of economics Factor proportions
Book Chapter
The Software and Information Services Sector in Argentina: The Pros and Cons of an Inward-Oriented Development Strategy

From the book: New Economy in Development

Business enterprises Computer software Factor proportions
Book Chapter
How Economic Growth Reduces Poverty: A General Equilibrium Analysis for Indonesia

From the book: Perspectives on Growth and Poverty

Economic development Equality and inequality Factor proportions
Working Paper
The Software and Information Services Sector in Argentina: Pros and Cons of an Inward-Orientated Development Strategy

The software and information services (SIS) sector is at the heart of the New Economy and has been rapidly growing through the whole world during the last decades...

Business enterprises Computer software Factor proportions
Working Paper
How Economic Growth Reduces Poverty: A General Equilibrium Analysis for Indonesia

Do changes in poverty and inequality depend directly on the rate of economic growth, or does the source of the growth also matter?...

Economic development Equality and inequality Factor proportions
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