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Africa's Failure to Industrialize: Bad Luck or Bad Policy?

16 December 2014 John Page On 20 November 2014 the United Nations celebrated the 25th Africa Industrialization Day. But perhaps ‘celebrate’ is not exactly the right word...

Competition Economic development Structural adjustment (Economic policy)
Report
Firm-Level Technology and Competitiveness in Vietnam: Evidence from a Survey in 2013

This report summarises information from the 2013 Vietnam Technology and Competitiveness Survey (TCS), developed, in collaboration, by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), the General Statistics Office (GSO) and the Development Econom...

Competition Investments, Foreign Technology
Presentation
International Economic Association 17th World Congress

UNU-WIDER organized two sessions during the 17th World Congress of the International Economic Association. Learning to Compete – Sunday 8 June 2014 Chaired by Finn Tarp Out of Africa: A comparative perspective on why Africa failed to...

6 June 201410 June 2014
Dead Sea, Jordan
Past event
Working Paper
Regulatory Reform for Closing Africa’s Competitiveness Gap

Over the past decade, Africa has been experiencing an economic resurgence. Yet, the continent is facing several difficult challenges and many economies of the region continue to be among the least competitive in the world...

Competition Industrial policy International economic relations
Working Paper
Disentangling the Pattern of Geographic Concentration in Tunisian Manufacturing Industries

In this paper, we examine the pattern of spatial concentration of manufacturing industries observed in Tunisia and explore the factors driving firms’ choices of location at the provincial level...

Competition Industrial management Manufacturing industries
Working Paper
Clustering, Competition, and Spillover Effects: Evidence from Cambodia

The potential benefits of the geographical clustering of economic activity have been well documented in the literature, yet there is little empirical evidence quantifying these effects in developing country contexts...

Competition Economic development Industrial management
Report
Firm-level Competitiveness and Technology in Vietnam (in Vietnamese): Evidence From a Survey in 2012

This report summarizes information from the 2012 round of the Vietnam Technology and Competitiveness Survey (TCS), collaboratively developed by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), the General Statistics Office (GSO), and the Develop...

Competition Economic surveys Investments, Foreign
Report
Firm-level Competitiveness and Technology in Vietnam: Evidence From a Survey in 2012

This report summarizes information from the 2012 round of the Vietnam Technology and Competitiveness Survey (TCS), collaboratively developed by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), the General Statistics Office (GSO), and the Develop...

Competition Economic surveys Investments, Foreign
Presentation
Learning to compete: Accelerating industrial development in Africa

Presentation Please refer to the Research page for more information. Learning to Compete (L2C): Accelerating Industrial Development in Africa

8 January 2013
DFID, London, United Kingdom
Past event
Book Chapter
Switzerland's Rise to a Wealthy Nation: Competition and Contestability as Key Success Factors

From the book: Development Success

Competition Economic development History (Economics)
Report
Firm-level Competitiveness and Technology in Vietnam (in Vietnamese): Evidence From a Survey in 2011

This report summarises information from the 2011 implementation of the Vietnam Technology and Competitiveness Survey, developed collaboratively between the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), the General Statistics Office (GSO) and the ...

Competition Economic surveys Investments, Foreign
Report
Firm-level Competitiveness and Technology in Vietnam: Evidence From a Survey in 2011

This report summarises information from the 2011 implementation of the Vietnam Technology and Competitiveness Survey, developed collaboratively between the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), the General Statistics Office (GSO) and the ...

Technology Competition Economic surveys
Report
Firm-Level Competitiveness and Technology in Vietnam: Evidence From a Survey in 2010

This report is based on a survey module incorporated into the 2009 Vietnam Enterprise Survey conducted by the General Statistics Office (GSO) of Vietnam in 2010.1...

Competition Economic surveys Investments, Foreign
Journal Article
China’s Exports in Information Communication Technology and Its Impact on Asian Countries

Part of Journal Special Issue Southern Growth Engines and Technology Giants

Competition Information technology International trade
Working Paper
Socio-Spatial Implications of Street Market Regulation Policy: The Case of Ferias Libres in Santiago de Chile

Unlike in most Latin American cities, street vendors organized in farmers’ markets popularly known as ferias libres in Santiago de Chile, gained legal recognition early in the twentieth century...

Commercial policy Competition Farm produce
Book Chapter
China's Global Growth and Latin American Exports

From the book: The Rise of China and India

Competition International trade Restraint of trade
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