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Achieving Scale Collectively.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Econometrica. Nov2022, Vol. 90 Issue 6, p2937-2978. 42p.

Abstract: Many firms in developing countries could be too small to adopt modern technology embodied in expensive production machines. This paper shows that rental market interactions allow these small firms to increase their effective scale and mechanize product...

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Income and democracy: a semiparametric approach.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Econometric Reviews. 2022, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p1113-1140. 28p.

Abstract: We examine heterogeneous nonlinear effects of income on democracy using country-level data from 1960 to 2000. Existing studies mainly focused on a linear relationship or restricted nonlinear ones and find mixed findings about the effects of income on d...

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Export growth drivers and economic development.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Empirical Economics. Nov2022, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p2389-2426. 38p. 8 Charts, 2 Graphs.

Abstract: We offer a new approach that explains long-run export growth, and how export growth varies by economic development. The approach relies on a heterogeneous-firm model that parses drivers of export growth along the following dimensions: comparative advan...

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How does export diversification affect income inequality? International evidence.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Structural Change & Economic Dynamics. Dec2022, Vol. 63, p410-421. 12p.

Abstract: • Export diversification exacerbates income inequality for countries with low and medium levels of such inequality. • The findings show for those with middle and low levels of income inequality that higher political risk leads to more favorable export ...

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Upgrading under globalization in health-related industries in Tanzania: the case for dynamic industrial deepening.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Innovation & Development. Dec2022, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p479-496. 18p.

Abstract: Globalization of markets and production networks has made it progressively harder for low income countries to industrialize. This article addresses a conundrum facing industrial firms and industrial policy in a low-income African country: how to achiev...

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Do Chinese Technical NTMs Increase the Exports of Less Sophisticated Products to China?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Chinese Economy. Nov/Dec2022, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p425-445. 21p. 7 Charts, 3 Graphs.

Abstract: Much evidence suggests that NTMs (non-tariff measures) have become a major instrument of trade policy. Compliance with NTMs entails significant costs on exporters who may be required to meet pre-determined standards set by the importing countries to pr...

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Inequality and Life Expectancy in Africa and Asia, 1820‐2000.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. Sep2022, Vol. 201, p40-59. 20p.

Abstract: • Inequality has an effect on life expectancy • Anthropometric techniques expand the evidence on life expectancy and inequality • Low income countries since 1820 are included for the first time Previous research into the relationship between income ine...

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Governance and financial development: Evidence from a global sample of 120 countries.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Journal of Finance & Economics. Jul2022, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p3405-3420. 16p.

Abstract: This study empirically investigates the impact of governance quality on financial development. The study employs a Dynamic Common Correlated Mean group technique using data from a global sample of 120 countries, among which 32 high‐ and 88 low‐income c...

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Industrial-Led Economic Development of Cambodia: Implications for Low-Income Developing Countries.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Southeast Asian Economies. Aug2022, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p198-210. 13p.

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Abstract: Since the early· 1990s. Cambodia has recorded rapid economic growth, which has been accompanied by export expansion, FDI inflows and industrialization. The garment industry has, by far, led the development of the manufacturing sector. Moreover, the gov...

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Transformation and Sources of Growth in Southeast Asian Agriculture.

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Source(s): Journal of Southeast Asian Economies. Aug2022, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p171-197. 27p.

Abstract: Over the past few decades. agriculture in Southeast Asia has experienced robust growth and undergone a significant structural transformation, albeit at a different pace in different countries in the region. This paper aims to understand the process of ...

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