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Working Paper
Linkages, Access to Finance and the Performance of Small-Scale Enterprises in Kenya

Micro- and small-scale enterprises (MSEs) have become important players in the Kenyan economy, but at the same time they continue to face constraints that limit their development...

Business enterprises Business networks Finance (Corporations)
Working Paper
Sectoral Engines of Growth in South Africa: An Analysis of Services and Manufacturing

Manufacturing has traditionally been regarded in the development literature as having special ‘growth-pulling’ or ‘growth-enhancing’ properties...

Business networks Economic development Manufacturing industries
Working Paper
Economic Proximity and Technology Flows: South Africa’s Influence and the Role of Technological Interaction in Botswana’s Diversification Effort

In less than a decade after the end of the apartheid, South Africa has intensified its economic ties with its African neighbours to become one of the top-ten investors and trading partners of many African countries, displacing companies from the form...

Business networks Investments, Foreign Management (Technological innovations)
Working Paper
Developing and Harnessing Software Technology in the South: The Roles of China, India, Brazil, and South Africa

Software technology is gaining prominence in national information technology (IT) strategies due to its huge potential for socioeconomic development, particularly through the support it provides in the productive sectors of the economy, delivery of p...

Business networks Computer software Information technology
Journal Article
Trade and Endogenous Formation of Regions in a Developing Country

The authors present a model of regional catching-up and development without scale effects...

Business enterprises Business networks Human capital
Working Paper
Innovation Capacity and Economic Development: China and India

Both China and India, the emerging giants in Asia, have achieved significant economic development in recent years...

Business networks Economic development Institutional economics
Working Paper
Foreign Direct Investment from China, India and South Africa in Sub-Saharan Africa: A New or Old Phenomenon?

The burgeoning literature on outward foreign direct investment from emerging markets has largely focused on analysing the motives of investors as reported by parent companies...

Business networks International business enterprises Investments, Foreign
Book Chapter
Urban Informal Sector and Networks: A Case Study of Delhi Slum Dwellers

From the book: Informal Labour Markets and Development

Business networks Informal sector (Economics) Urban economics
Book Chapter
New Institutional Arrangements for Product Innovation in Silicon Valley

From the book: Ownership and Governance of Enterprises

Business networks Game theory Producer cooperatives
Book Chapter
Network Externalities and Cooperative Networks: A Comparative Case Study of Mondragón and La Lega with Implications for Developing and Transitional Countries

From the book: Ownership and Governance of Enterprises

Business networks Cooperative societies Game theory
Book Chapter
Network Externalities and Cooperative Networks: Stylized Facts and Theory

From the book: Ownership and Governance of Enterprises

Business networks Cooperative societies Game theory
Book Chapter
SME Development in Hungary: Legacy, Transition and Policy

From the book: Small and Medium Enterprises in Transitional Economies

Business enterprises Economic policy (Business enterprises) Business networks
Journal Article
Information, Incentives, and Option Value: The Silicon Valley Model

Part of Journal Special Issue WIDER Symposium on Adaptive Efficiency and Evolving Diversity of Enterprise Ownership and Governance

Business networks Game theory Producer cooperatives
Working Paper
An Endogenous Group Formation Theory of Co-operative Networks: The Economics of La Lega and Mondragón

This paper develops a theory of endogenous league formation and considers its implications for policy in developing countries...

Business networks Cooperative societies Game theory
Working Paper
Competing in the Digital Economy?: The Dynamics and Impacts of B2B E-commerce on the South African Manufacturing Sector

This paper explores the current state of play and likely future direction of business-to-business electronic commerce in the South African manufacturing sector...

Business networks Information technology Internet
Working Paper
The Impacts of Knowledge Interaction with Manufacturing Clients on KIBS Firms Innovation Behaviour

Knowledge-intensive business services (KIBS) have been posited to play a critical role as innovation agent and knowledge broker in the new economy...

Business networks Knowledge management Organizational behavior
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