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Industrial productivity
Working Paper
Transition, Structural Divergence, and Performance: Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union over 2000-2007

During the socialist era the communist regime attempted to reduce development differentials among states and social classes...

Communist Economic development Industrial productivity
Working Paper
The Finnish Developmental State and its Growth Regime

This paper reviews Finland’s growth strategy in the postwar decades. Finland was able to initiate an impressive mobilization of resources during this period, reflected mostly in a high rate of capital accumulation for manufacturing industries...

Credit Economic development Economic growth
Working Paper
A Tale of Two Countries: Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Rice Productivity in China and Brazil

This paper looks at differences in spatial and temporal variation of rice yields in China and Brazil. We find that rice yields in China have converged over time and that rice production has become more and more homogeneous...

Agricultural industries Agricultural innovations Farm produce
Journal Article
Industrial Location and Spatial Inequality: Theory and Evidence from India

Part of Journal Special Issue Spatial Inequality and Development in Asia

Equality and inequality Industrial policy Industrial productivity
Book Chapter
Industrial Location and Spatial Inequality: Theory and Evidence from India

From the book: Spatial Disparities in Human Development

Equality and inequality Industrial policy Industrial productivity
Working Paper
Industrial Location and Spatial Inequality: Theory and Evidence from India

We argue that spatial inequality of industry location is a primary cause of spatial income inequality in developing nations...

Equality and inequality Industrial policy Industrial productivity
Book Chapter
Can the Gains from Argentina’s Utilities Reform Offset Credit Shocks?

From the book: Utility Privatization and Regulation

Industrial productivity Macroeconomics Privatization
Working Paper
Can the Gains from Argentina's Utilities Reform Offset Credit Shocks?

Relying on a general equilibrium model of Argentina’s economy calibrated for 1993 and internalizing all productivity and scale gains achieved up to 1999, this paper isolates the distributional effects of utilities reform from the impact of othe...

Industrial productivity Macroeconomics Privatization
Book Chapter
Learning and Productivity Change in Developing Countries

From the book: Trade Policy, Industrialization, and Development

Industrial productivity International trade Manufacturing
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