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Impact of Trade on Labour Markets in the Unorganized Sector in India: An Empirical Approach

Rashmi Banga and Seema Bathla

in Growth, Development, and Diversity: India's Record since Liberalization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077992
eISBN:
9780199081608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077992.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the impact of trade on employment in the informal sector of India’s manufacturing sectors. The analysis is based on data for the year 2005–6, for as large a number as 81,000 ... More


The Dynamics of Welfare State Expansion: Trade Openness, De‐industrialization, and Partisan Politics

Torben Iversen

in The New Politics of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297567
eISBN:
9780191600104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297564.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is the second of three chapters on the sources of pressure on contemporary national welfare states, all of which seek to show how examining the sources of strain carries implications for ... More


Post‐Industrial Pressures on the Mature Welfare States

Paul Pierson

in The New Politics of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297567
eISBN:
9780191600104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297564.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is the third of three chapters on the sources of pressure on contemporary national welfare states, all of which seek to show how examining the sources of strain carries implications for ... More


Industry

Hal Hill

in The Philippine Economy: Development, Policies, and Challenges

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195158984
eISBN:
9780199869107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195158989.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Aims to provide a descriptive–analytic overview of the record of Philippine industrialization, with special reference to the period since 1980. It also identifies some of the factors that have ... More


Why China Undervalues Its Exchange Rate: The Domestic Politics of Currency Manipulation

David A. Steinberg

in Demanding Devaluation: Exchange Rate Politics in the Developing World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453847
eISBN:
9780801454257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453847.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

China's undervalued exchange rate has affected the world economy in numerous ways and is among the most contentious issues in contemporary international politics. This chapter examines whether the ... More


Response of the Manufacturing Sector to the Zimbabwe Economic Crisis

Cornelius Dube and Erinah Chipumho

in Economic Management in a Hyperinflationary Environment: The Political Economy of Zimbabwe, 1980–2008

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198747505
eISBN:
9780191810442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747505.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The economic crisis in Zimbabwe affected the performance of the manufacturing sector. This chapter focuses on the causal factors for the firms’ challenges, survival strategies adopted by companies, ... More


Canada

Alan M. Rugman

in Governments, Globalization, and International Business

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296058
eISBN:
9780191596209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296053.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Three themes are pursued in this case study on the impact of globalization on Canada. The first is that from a Canadian perspective, globalization means regionalization; by virtue of the FTA ... More


Informal Wages in the Presence of Agricultural and Manufacturing Sectors

Sugata Marjit and Saibal Kar

in The Outsiders: Economic Reform and Informal Labour in a Developing Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071495
eISBN:
9780199081257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071495.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the welfare implications of changing wage and employment situations in the informal sector by constructing a comprehensive model. The structure involves an agricultural sector ... More


Economic Competition and Structural Change

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Hong Kong's economy has experienced rapid structural changes over the past three decades. The service sector grew speedily in terms of its share in employment, nominal GDP and real GDP, while the ... More


Industrial Policy in Ghana: Its Evolution and Impact

Charles Ackah, Charles Adjasi, and Festus Turkson

in Manufacturing Transformation: Comparative Studies of Industrial Development in Africa and Emerging Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198776987
eISBN:
9780191822896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776987.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter chronicles the evolution of industry in Ghana over the post-independence era from an inward overprotected ISI strategy of 1960–83 to an outward liberalized strategy during 1984–2000, and ... More


Industrial Policy in Senegal: Then and Now

Fatou Cisse, Ji Eun Choi, and Mathilde Maurel

in Manufacturing Transformation: Comparative Studies of Industrial Development in Africa and Emerging Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198776987
eISBN:
9780191822896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776987.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Senegal is the fourth largest economy in West Africa, with a real GDP and GDP per capita estimated respectively at US$760 and US$11.26 billion. The economy underwent prolonged decline until 1995, but ... More


Industrial Development in Tanzania

Jamal Msami and Samuel Wangwe

in Manufacturing Transformation: Comparative Studies of Industrial Development in Africa and Emerging Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198776987
eISBN:
9780191822896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776987.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Tanzania’s industrial sector has evolved through various stages since independence in 1961, from nascent and undiversified to state-led import substitution industrialization, and subsequently to ... More


The Co‐Evolution of Technology, Industrial Structure, and Supporting Institutions

Richard R. Nelson

in Technology, Organization, and Competitiveness: Perspectives on Industrial and Corporate Change

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290964
eISBN:
9780191596162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290969.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

There is a large intellectual discrepancy between most formal growth models described by economists and descriptions of growth in economic history. This paper draws on an evolutionary theory of ... More


Taking a ‘Production Lens’ to Informality in India: An Introduction

Rajesh Raj S.N. and Kunal Sen

in Out of the Shadows?: The Informal Sector in Post-reform India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199460847
eISBN:
9780199086870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460847.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter introduces the key themes of the book—the presence of a dual manufacturing economy, the presence of a large informal manufacturing sector that exists despite economic growth, and the ... More


Aggregate Productivity Growth: Lessons from Microeconomic Evidence

Lucia Foster, John Haltiwanger, and C. J. Krizan (eds)

in New Developments in Productivity Analysis

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226360621
eISBN:
9780226360645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360645.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter seeks to synthesize and extend the emerging literature on the connection between micro- and aggregate productivity growth dynamics. It focuses primarily on the empirical findings and ... More


Physical and Human Capital Deepening and New Trade Patterns in Japan

Keiko Ito and Kyoji Fukao

in International Trade in East Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226378961
eISBN:
9780226379005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226379005.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter investigates the changing international trade patterns and their effect on factor intensities in Japan, mainly focusing on the manufacturing sector. The factor content analysis showed ... More


The BLS Productivity Measurement Program

Edwin R. Dean and Michael J. Harper (eds)

in New Developments in Productivity Analysis

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226360621
eISBN:
9780226360645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360645.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Productivity measurement has long been an important activity of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). This program has evolved over the years, stimulated by changes in data availability, by new ... More


Industry in Odisha: Evolution, Policy, and Performance

Adwait Mohanty

in The Economy of Odisha: A Profile

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199464784
eISBN:
9780199086801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464784.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The process of industrialization was very slow in Odisha during the twentieth century. Inadequate infrastructure, bureaucratic apathy, poor entrepreneurship, and lack of focus on the part of ... More


Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered: Tanzania

Morten Jerven

in Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia, 1965-1995

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689910
eISBN:
9780191770388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689910.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The consensus in the literature is that Tanzania suffered the results of a failed socialist development experiment. However, an analysis of national statistics finds that the growth experiences of ... More


Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered: Zambia

Morten Jerven

in Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia, 1965-1995

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689910
eISBN:
9780191770388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689910.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The consensus in the literature has attributed the dismal experience of Zambia to economic mismanagement. It is argued here that economic growth in Zambia (except for mining) was surprisingly fast in ... More


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