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Working Paper
Industries without smokestacks: Mozambique country case study

Under the current international economic conditions, where Asian countries are strong competitors in the manufacturing commodities, low-income countries like Mozambique could attempt to compete in industries without smokestacks...

Industries Exports policy
Policy Brief
Made in Africa: The challenge of industrialization Competition Econometrics Globalization
Book
Manufacturing Transformation: Comparative Studies of Industrial Development in Africa and Emerging Asia

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations...

Competition Econometrics Globalization
Book
Made in Africa: Learning to Compete in Industry

Over the past forty years, industry and business interests have moved increasingly from the developed to the developing world, yet Africa’s share of global manufacturing has fallen from about 3 percent in 1970 to less than 2 percent in 2014...

Competition Econometrics Globalization
Book Chapter
Emerging Evidence on the Relative Importance of Sectoral Sources of Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Purposeful, well-targeted and successful transformation policies will be elusive for a country or region that does not understand the relative importance of its sectoral sources of growth...

Economic development Industries Service industries
Blog
Inequality in South Africa - An Interview with Murray Leibbrandt

At the UNU-WIDER Inequality conference September 2014 we interviewed Murray Leibbrandt, Professor of Economics at the University of Cape Town on issues of inequality in South Africa...

Children Economic policy Education
Working Paper
From Productivity to Exporting or Vice Versa?: Evidence from the Tunisian Manufacturing Sector

In this paper, we explore the link between firm productivity and exporting using three firm level datasets of 1323 Tunisian manufacturing firms from 2004 to 2006...

Industries
Journal Article
Measuring the Carbon Intensity of the South African Economy

We estimate the carbon intensity of industries, products and households in South Africa using data from a high resolution supply-use table...

Industries Economic aspects (Natural resources) Nonrenewable natural resources
Book Chapter
Emerging Patterns of Structural Change in Manufacturing

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

Economic development Industrial policy Industries
Book Chapter
Manufacturing and Economic Development

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

Economic development Industries Manufacturing
Book Chapter
European Transition at Twenty: Assessing Progress in Countries and Sectors

From the book: Economies in Transition

Commerce Economic development Industrial organization (Economic theory)
Working Paper
Manufacturing and Economic Development

This paper examines the theoretical and empirical evidence for the hypothesis that manufacturing is the main engine of growth in developing countries...

Economic development Industries Manufacturing
Working Paper
Emerging Evidence on the Relative Importance of Sectoral Sources of Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Purposeful, well-targeted and successful transformation policies will be elusive for a country or region that does not understand the relative importance of its sectoral sources of growth...

Economic development Industries Service industries
Working Paper
Emerging Patterns of Manufacturing Structural Change

In the past, research on changes in relative importance among broad three sectors—agriculture, industry, and service—showed general patterns of a country’s structural transformation along with economic development...

Economic development Industrial policy Industries
Journal Article
Structural Change, Technology, and Economic Growth: Brazil and the CIBS in a Comparative Perspective

Part of Journal Special Issue Southern Growth Engines and Technology Giants

Economic development Industries International trade
Working Paper
European Transition at Twenty: Assessing Progress in Countries and Sectors

This study gauges the status of transition in the formerly centrally planned economies of Eastern Europe and Central Asia, using a broad approach that compares countries with respect to their business environment, competition, and managerial practice...

Commerce Economic development Industrial organization (Economic theory)
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