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Industrial organization (Economic theory)
Journal Article
Export Diversification and Economic Performance: Evidence from Brazil, China, India and South Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Southern Growth Engines and Technology Giants

Factor proportions Gross national product Industrial organization (Economic theory)
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
Book Chapter
Measuring the Business Environment for Entrepreneurship in Fragile States

From the book: Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

Economic development Mathematical models (Economic development) Entrepreneurship
Book Chapter
Overcoming Adversity in Entrepreneurship-led Growth: Evidence from the Indian Software Sector

From the book: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development

Economic development Industrial organization (Economic theory) Information technology
Book Chapter
Types of Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth

From the book: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development

Economic development Entrepreneurship Industrial organization (Economic theory)
Working Paper
Determinants of Industrial Embeddedness: Evidence from African Manufacturing Firms

Recent developments in policy initiatives as well as some current practical events have combined to put the spotlight on the issue of industrial embeddedness in sub-Saharan Africa...

Business networks Industrial organization (Economic theory) Industrial relations
Working Paper
Industrial Policy: Old and New Issues

The debate on industrial policy (IP) has been characterized by a number of contractions over the concept of industrial policy, its merits, contents and application. The purpose of this exploratory paper is to review the debate on IP...

Commercial policy Entrepreneurship Industrial organization (Economic theory)
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)
Working Paper
A Model of Destructive Entrepreneurship

The current research on entrepreneurship as an economic phenomenon often assumes its desirability as a driver of economic development and growth...

Comparative economics Economic development Entrepreneurship
Working Paper
Measuring the Business Environment for Entrepreneurship in Fragile States

This paper aims towards better understanding the role of entrepreneurship in fragile states, which despite the practical interest and relevance has been somewhat disregarded in academic research...

Economic development Mathematical models (Economic development) Entrepreneurship
Working Paper
Economic Adversity and Entrepreneurship-led Growth: Lessons from the Indian Software Sector

It is commonly believed that the business environment in developing countries does not allow productive technology-based entrepreneurship to flourish...

Economic development Industrial organization (Economic theory) Information technology
Working Paper
Importance of Technological Innovation for SME Growth: Evidence from India

This paper probes the drivers, dimensions, achievements, and outcomes of technological innovations carried out by SMEs in the auto components, electronics, and machine tool sectors of Bangalore in India...

Econometric models (Economic development) Industrial organization (Economic theory) Technological innovations
Working Paper
Types of Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth

In this paper, we empirically investigate the effect of entrepreneurship on economic growth at the country level...

Economic development Entrepreneurship Industrial organization (Economic theory)
Working Paper
Export Diversification and Specialization in South Africa: Extent and Impact

Should developing countries focus on diversifying their export basket or should they instead specialize their exports according to their existing comparative advantage?...

Factor proportions Gross national product Industrial organization (Economic theory)
Working Paper
Export Productivity and Specialization in China, Brazil, India and South Africa

This paper analyses the patterns of export productivity and trade specialization profiles in the China, Brazil, India and South Africa, and in other regional groupings...

Gross national product Human capital Industrial organization (Economic theory)
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