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Book Chapter
Determinants of Industrial Embeddedness :: Evidence from Manufacturing Firms in an African Economy

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
Journal Article
Social Capital, Network Effects, and Savings in Rural Vietnam

Part of Journal Special Issue Poverty, Development, and Behavioral Economics

Business networks Financial institutions Households
Book Chapter
Global Supply Chains in Chinese Industrialization: Impact on Waste Scavenging in Developing Countries

From the book: Pathways to Industrialization in the Twenty-First Century

Business networks Industrialization International business enterprises
Book Chapter
Should Africa Industrialize?

From the book: Pathways to Industrialization in the Twenty-First Century

Business networks Economic development Industrial policy
Working Paper
Social Capital, Network Effects and Savings in Rural Vietnam

Information failures are a major barrier to formal financial saving in low income countries...

Business networks Financial institutions Households
Working Paper
Are Spatial Networks of Firms Random?: Evidence from Vietnam

We present a new approach for the empirical investigation of agglomeration patterns. We examine the clustering of manufacturing firms by identifying patterns of spatial network formation that deviate from randomly generated networks...

Business networks Manufacturing Economics aspects (Manufacturing)
Working Paper
Global Supply Chains in Chinese Industrialization: Impact on Waste Scavenging in Developing Countries

China has undergone remarkable economic growth spearheaded by industrialization. Chinese industry demands a wide variety of raw materials in increasing amounts in order to manufacture all kinds of products...

Business networks Industrialization International business enterprises
Working Paper
Should Africa Industrialize?

Africa should industrialize. Without structural change it cannot sustain recent growth. Economies with more diverse and sophisticated industrial sectors tend to grow faster. But since 1980 Africa has deindustrialized...

Business networks Economic development Industrial policy
Journal Article
Innovation Capacity and Economic Development: China and India

Part of Journal Special Issue Southern Growth Engines and Technology Giants

Business networks Economic development Institutional economics
Book Chapter
Human and Social Capital in Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

From the book: Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

Business enterprises Business networks Economic development
Book Chapter
Entrepreneurship, Development and the Spatial Context: Retrospect and Prospects

From the book: Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

Business networks Economic development Entrepreneurship
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
Book Chapter
Foreign Direct Investment from China, India, and South Africa in sub-Saharan Africa: A New or Old Phenomenon?

From the book: Southern Engines of Global Growth

Business networks International business enterprises Investments, Foreign
Working Paper
Early International Entrepreneurship in China: Extent and Determinants

We use data on 3,948 Chinese firms obtained from the World Bank’s Investment Climate Private Enterprise Survey to investigate early international entrepreneurship (international new ventures) in China...

Business networks Economic surveys Entrepreneurship
Working Paper
Interplay of Human and Social Capital in Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries: The Case of Uganda

This paper discusses the characteristics and determinants of entrepreneurial behaviour in Uganda. It is based on a recent survey of urban and rural entrepreneurs, executed in May 2008...

Business enterprises Business networks Economic development
Working Paper
Entrepreneurship, Development, and the Spatial Context: Retrospect and Prospect

Entrepreneurship has been a topical issue in the business administration literature, but in the past decade a wave of interest can be observed on the role of entrepreneurship in the economic growth literature...

Business networks Economic development Entrepreneurship
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