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Blog
Industrial clusters: Who benefits?

Manufacturing production in both developed and developing economies tends to be highly geographically concentrated in cities and industrial clusters...

Competition Economic development Industrial management
Working Paper
Disentangling the Pattern of Geographic Concentration in Tunisian Manufacturing Industries

In this paper, we examine the pattern of spatial concentration of manufacturing industries observed in Tunisia and explore the factors driving firms’ choices of location at the provincial level...

Competition Industrial management Manufacturing industries
Working Paper
Productivity-Enhancing Manufacturing Clusters: Evidence from Vietnam

In this paper we explore the extent to which firms experience productivity spillovers from clustering using a rich data source from Vietnam for 2002 to 2007, a period of significant transition...

Economic development Industrial management Manufacturing industries
Working Paper
Clustering, Competition, and Spillover Effects: Evidence from Cambodia

The potential benefits of the geographical clustering of economic activity have been well documented in the literature, yet there is little empirical evidence quantifying these effects in developing country contexts...

Competition Economic development Industrial management
Research Brief
Aid and Management Training

It is widely recognized that entrepreneurship is of critical importance to industrial development. Despite this importance we know little about the skills of business owners and managers in developing countries...

Entrepreneurship Management (Technological innovations) Industrial management
Working Paper
The Role of Training in Fostering Cluster-Based Micro and Small Enterprises Development

While it has been increasingly recognized that efficient management holds the key to the development of micro and small enterprises in developing countries, we know very little about the managerial capacity of business owners and managers in these co...

Entrepreneurship Industrial management Industrial policy
Blog
Who Captures Value in Global Supply Chains?: The Case of Nokia's N95 Smartphone

Jyrki Ali-Yrkkö, Petri Rouvinen, Timo Seppälä, Pekka Ylä-Anttila Available statistics biases the true picture of the current stage of globalization, which is characterized by widespread outsourcing and offshoring...

Accounting Globalization Industrial management
Working Paper
How Production Firms Adapt to War: The Case of Liberia

How do production firms adapt to civil war? The answer to this question will inform the potential for economic development during and after conflict. Many businesses survive violent conflict, and in some cases even thrive...

Industrial management Industrial policy National security
Book Chapter
TNCs and Industrial Strategy

From the book: Transnational Corporations and the Global Economy

Industrial management Industrial policy International business enterprises
Book
Commodity Supply Management by Producing Countries: A Case-Study of the Tropical Beverage Crops

The collapse in commodity prices since 1980 has been a major cause of the economic crisis in a large number of developing countries...

Industrial management Primary commodities
Book Chapter
Problems of the World Markets for Tropical Beverages

From the book: Commodity Supply Management by Producing Countries

Industrial management Primary commodities
Book Chapter
International Remedial Action

From the book: Commodity Supply Management by Producing Countries

Industrial management Primary commodities
Book Chapter
Supply Management Options

From the book: Commodity Supply Management by Producing Countries

Industrial management Primary commodities
Book Chapter
Supply Management Simulations

From the book: Commodity Supply Management by Producing Countries

Industrial management Primary commodities
Book Chapter
Summary of Findings and Policy

From the book: Commodity Supply Management by Producing Countries

Industrial management Primary commodities
Book Chapter
The World Cocoa Market

From the book: Commodity Supply Management by Producing Countries

Industrial management Primary commodities
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