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Organizational behavior
Working Paper
Protecting unsophisticated applicants in school choice through information disclosure

Unsophisticated applicants can be at a disadvantage under manipulable and hence strategically demanding school choice mechanisms...

Education Experimental design Organizational behavior
Working Paper
Caste differences in behaviour and personality: Evidence from India

The persistent gap in economic outcomes between the upper and lower caste groups in India is typically explained through differences in endowments and the presence of discrimination...

Caste Field experiments Organizational behavior
Blog
Understanding FDI spillover mechanisms

Foreign direct investment (FDI) has been praised as an important development tool, especially for countries at low levels of industrial development...

Economic development International trade Investments, Foreign
Policy Brief
Lessons from Behavioural Economics for Policy-Making Economic policy Organizational behavior
Working Paper
Exporting and Foreign Direct Investment Spillovers: Cambodia’s Experience

One feature of exporting firms in Cambodia is that they are not of domestic origin but are foreign firms that export from the moment they are established in Cambodia...

Economic development International trade Investments, Foreign
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
Exporting and Productivity: The Role of Ownership and Innovation in the Case of Vietnam

In this paper, we investigate the relationship between exporting and productivity in the case of Vietnam using an extensive firm level panel dataset for the period 2005-11...

Business enterprises Commerce Organizational behavior
Working Paper
Learning by Exporting: The Case of Mozambican Manufacturing

In this paper, we aim to analyse the learning by exporting hypothesis in the Mozambican context...

Business enterprises Economic development Microeconomics
Working Paper
Foreign Aid and Sustainable Fisheries Management in Sub-Saharan Africa

The fisheries sector in sub-Saharan Africa has benefited from high and increasing amounts of foreign aid for over four decades...

Biodiversity conservation Econometric models Economic assistance and foreign aid
Research Brief
The Development Process – The Problem of Imitating Success

Development practice continues to operate on the assumptions of an outdated theory of modernization...

Economic development Economic policy Organizational behavior
Journal Article
Firm Exit and Armed Conflict in Colombia

Part of Journal Special Issue Entrepreneurship and Conflict

Organizational behavior Panel analysis Wages
Journal Article
Looking Like a State: Techniques of Persistent Failure in State Capability for Implementation

In many nations today the state has little capability to carry out even basic functions like security, policing, regulation or core service delivery...

Economic development Economic policy Organizational behavior
Working Paper
Looking Like a State: Techniques of Persistent Failure in State Capability for Implementation

In many nations today the state has little capability to carry out even basic functions like security, policing, regulation or core service delivery. Enhancing this capability, especially in fragile states, is a long-term task...

Economic development Economic policy Organizational behavior
Working Paper
Firm Exit and Armed Conflict in Colombia

This paper uses two unique panel data sets to study the causal effect that armed conflict has over entrepreneurial activity in Colombia...

Organizational behavior Panel analysis Wages
Book Chapter
Rethinking the Informal Economy: Linkages with the Formal Economy and the Formal Regulatory Environment

From the book: Linking the Formal and Informal Economy

Informal sector (Economics) Labor laws and legislation Organizational behavior
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