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Working Paper
A Natural Experiment of Industrial Policy: Floriculture and the Metal and Engineering Industries in Ethiopia

Ethiopia represents an excellent case study of recent industrial policy experimentation in Africa. The country is well known for its successful promotion of the cut-flower industry through business-government co-ordination...

Agriculture Government business enterprises Industrial policy
Working Paper
The Political Economy of Industrial Development in Vietnam: Impact of State-Business Relationship on Industrial Performance, 1986-2012

Vietnam’s industrial development since doi moi is a success, but only a partial one. This paper provides a political economy account of Vietnam’s industrial growth since 1986...

Business enterprises Corporation law Economic growth
Working Paper
Who Really Leads Development?

‘Leadership’ is not a common topic for research in international development. In recent years, however, prominent studies like the 2008 Growth Commission Report noted the importance of leadership in development...

Government business enterprises Policy sciences Decision making (Public administration)
Book Chapter
Rethinking China's Path of Industrialization

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

Democratization Government business enterprises Industrial policy
Book Chapter
Entrepreneurship, Stages of Development, and Industrialization

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

Business Entrepreneurship Government business enterprises
Working Paper
Entrepreneurship, Stages of Development, and Industrialization

Unlike in the past where industrial policy was either focused on creation and growth of state-owned firms or alternatively consisted merely of broadly functional policies without consideration for firm or entrepreneurial specifics, the requirement no...

Business Entrepreneurship Government business enterprises
Working Paper
Rethinking China’s Path of Industrialization

This study shows that China’s post-1949 state-led industrialization has closely followed an underlying path that began in the late nineteenth century...

Democratization Government business enterprises Industrial policy
Book Chapter
Hardening a Soft Budget Constraint Through 'Upward Devolution' to a Supranational Institution: The Case of the European Union and Italian State-Owned Firms

From the book: Ownership and Governance of Enterprises

Budget Government business enterprises Government spending policy
Book Chapter
Ownership Reform in the Absence of Crisis: China's Township, Village and Private Enterprises

From the book: Small and Medium Enterprises in Transitional Economies

Corporate governance Government business enterprises Post-communism
Book Chapter
Entrepreneurship and Proprietorship in Transition: Policy Implications for the SME Sector

From the book: Small and Medium Enterprises in Transitional Economies

Entrepreneurship Government business enterprises Post-communism
Book Chapter
Privatization in Sub-Saharan Africa: On Factors Affecting Implementation

From the book: Reforming Africa's Institutions

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic policy Government business enterprises
Journal Article
Does a Switch of Budget Regimes Affect Investment and Managerial Discretion of State-Owned Enterprises?: Evidence from Italian Firms

Part of Journal Special Issue WIDER Symposium on Adaptive Efficiency and Evolving Diversity of Enterprise Ownership and Governance

Budget Government business enterprises International obligations
Journal Article
Rent Seeking and Government Ownership of Firms: An Application to China's Township–Village Enterprises

Part of Journal Special Issue WIDER Symposium on Adaptive Efficiency and Evolving Diversity of Enterprise Ownership and Governance

Government business enterprises Microeconomics Organizational behavior
Journal Article
Introduction: Adaptive Efficiency and Evolving Diversity of Enterprise Ownership and Governance

Part of Journal Special Issue WIDER Symposium on Adaptive Efficiency and Evolving Diversity of Enterprise Ownership and Governance

Entrepreneurship Government business enterprises Right of property
Working Paper
Does a Switch of Budget Regimes Constrain Managerial Discretion?: Evidence for Italian Public Enterprises' Investment

This study examines the effect of the hardening of the budget constraint on the investment behaviour of Italian state owned enterprises (SOEs)...

Budget Government business enterprises International obligations
Working Paper
Hardening a Soft Budget Constraint Through 'Upward Devolution' to a Supranational Institution: The Case of Italian State-Owned Firms and the European Union

This paper contributes to the literature on the role of decentralization in hardening the budget constraint of public enterprises. Following Qian and Roland the study adopts a ‘federalist’ approach...

Budget Government business enterprises Government spending policy
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