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Technical Note
Total factor productivity in South African manufacturing firms 2010–17: CIT-IRP5 panel v4.0

We update Kreuser and Newman’s (2018) total factor productivity estimates for the South African manufacturing sector using administrative data from 2009–17. We use standard implementations of the Ackerberg et al...

Total factor productivity Administrative data Manufacturing firms
Report
Business Practice Intervention Survey: Descriptive Report

Myanmar’s manufacturing sector is at the heart of the country’s commercial landscape...

Business Firm survey Manufacturing firms
Working Paper
Good business practices improve productivity in Myanmar’s manufacturing sector: Evidence from two matched employer–employee surveys

We look into the relationship between business practices and enterprise productivity using panel data with matched employer and employee information from Myanmar...

Business Management Productivity
News
Mozambican manufacturing firms database Data on firms in Mozambique’s manufacturing sector now available Mozambique Database Economic surveys
Database
Mozambican manufacturing firms database

The data of the Survey of Mozambican Manufacturing Firms (Inquérito às Indústrias Manufactureiras de Moçambique) tracks the economic development of over 700 enterprises across seven provinces in Mozambique between 2012 and 2017.

Mozambique Manufacturing firms Database
Blog
Mozambique: Improving our understanding of the potential of manufacturing

Mozambique’s manufacturing industry is facing many challenges. Nevertheless, we should not underestimate its linkages to the rest of the economy and its potential in terms of job creation and structural transformation...

Manufacturing firms Manufacturing Manufacturing industries
Blog
Obstacles for Mozambique’s manufacturing firms amplified by macroeconomic disturbances

Mozambique has been facing macroeconomic difficulties since 2015. This has amplified the obstacles for micro, small and medium-sized manufacturing firms, but the actual problems lie deeper ...

Manufacturing firms Structural transformation Macroeconomic policy
Policy seminar
Enterprise development: How are Mozambican manufacturing firms doing? Findings from 2017

On 23 April 2018, the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique project hosted a public forum to share the results of its report on the business landscape for Mozambican manufacturing firms. The event sheds light on the current challenges faced by micro-,...

23 April 2018
Polana Serena Hotel, Julius Nyerere Avenue, 1380, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
News
Press release: Mozambican business environment continues to pose challenges for manufacturing firms

Press release: Inclusive growth in Mozambique programme to launch report at public forum on 23 April 2018 Maputo — Mozambican manufacturing firms continue to face logistical, regulatory, and financial constraints that hinder their ability to...

Manufacturing firms Manufacturing Manufacturing industries
Policy Brief
The business environment of Mozambican manufacturing firms Economic growth Regulatory Access to credit
Policy Brief
Workforce and leadership characteristics in Mozambican manufacturing Economic growth Leadership charasteristics Entrepreneurship
Working Paper
Social networks, geographic proximity, and firm performance in Vietnam

This paper uses panel data to assess the relative importance of social networks and geographic proximity to micro, small, and medium enterprises in Vietnam...

Social networks Manufacturing firms Viet Nam
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