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Industrial productivity
Working Paper
Varieties of clean energy transitions in Europe: Political-economic foundations of onshore and offshore wind development

The paper introduces a novel framework for classifying different types of national political economies...

Capitalism Industrial productivity Renewable energy sources
Book Chapter
Development as Diffusion: Manufacturing Productivity and Africa's Missing Middle

From the book: Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics, Vol. 1...

Cost, Industrial Econometric models (Economic development) Industrial organization (Economic theory)
Research Brief
Clustering, competition, and spillover effects in Cambodia

What types of businesses benefit or suffer due to geographic clustering?...

Economic development Industrial productivity Informal sector (Economics)
Research Brief
The effect of clustering in Tunisia

​​The clustering of industries in specific areas has improved industrial productivity in a number of countries...

Industrial productivity Infrastructure (Economics) Regional economics
Journal Article
The economics of counterinsurgency: Some evidence from Andhra Pradesh

Present in India since the 1960s, the Naxalite insurgency has steadily spread across the country...

Conflict management Construction industries Credit
Working Paper
Development as Diffusion: Manufacturing Productivity and Sub-Saharan Africa’s Missing Middle

We consider economic development of sub-Saharan Africa from the perspective of slow convergence of productivity, both across sectors and firms within sectors...

Cost, Industrial Econometric models (Economic development) Industrial organization (Economic theory)
Journal Article
Industry Switching in Developing Countries

Firm turnover (i.e., firm entry and exit) is a well-recognized source of sector-level productivity growth. In contrast, the role and importance of firms that switch activities from one sector to another is not well understood...

Industrial organization (Economic theory) Industrial productivity Labor economics
Book Chapter
Industrial Policy in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges for the Future

From the book: Pathways to Industrialization in the Twenty-First Century

Industrial policy Industrial productivity Industrialization
Working Paper
Enterprise Agglomeration, Output Prices, and Physical Productivity: Firm-Level Evidence from Ethiopia

We use census panel data on Ethiopian manufacturing firms to analyze the connections between enterprise agglomeration, firm-level output prices and physical productivity...

Industrial productivity Manufacturing industries Prices
Working Paper
Industrial Policy in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges for the Future

Industrial policy has attracted considerable controversy in the development context...

Industrial policy Industrial productivity Industrialization
Working Paper
Industry Switching in Developing Countries

Firm turnover (i.e. firm entry and exit) is a well-recognized source of sector level productivity growth across developing and developed countries...

Industrial organization (Economic theory) Industrial productivity Labor economics
Journal Article
Southern Growth Engines and Technology Giants: Introduction

Part of Journal Special Issue Southern Growth Engines and Technology Giants

Economic development Industrial organization (Economic theory) Industrial productivity
Journal Special Issue
Southern Growth Engines and Technology Giants

Fast-growing developing countries have emerged as an important destination and source of trade, investments and technology...

Economic development Industrial organization (Economic theory) Industrial productivity
Working Paper
Energy Consumption and Carbon Emission-Based Productivity Change and Industrialization in Post-Reform China

The paper investigates the determinants of productivity growth in China...

Economic development Industrial productivity Panel analysis
Working Paper
The Finnish Developmental State and its Growth Regime

This paper reviews Finland’s growth strategy in the postwar decades. Finland was able to initiate an impressive mobilization of resources during this period, reflected mostly in a high rate of capital accumulation for manufacturing industries...

Credit Economic development Economic growth
Working Paper
A Tale of Two Countries: Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Rice Productivity in China and Brazil

This paper looks at differences in spatial and temporal variation of rice yields in China and Brazil. We find that rice yields in China have converged over time and that rice production has become more and more homogeneous...

Agricultural industries Agricultural innovations Farm produce
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