The role of export-oriented industries in driving growth

This project aims to address how gains are appropriated in a trading relationship by estimating the parameters of firms’ cost functions and uncovering their profit-sharing rules. 

This project aims to address how gains are appropriated in a trading relationship by estimating the parameters of firms’ cost functions and uncovering their profit-sharing rules. 

The research identifies which Haitian institutions contribute to underdevelopment by limiting access to international trade, and aims to study how these restrictions affect the distribution of gains from trade throughout Haitian society.

The research identifies which Haitian institutions contribute to underdevelopment by limiting access to international trade, and aims to study how these restrictions affect the distribution of gains from trade throughout Haitian society.

By analyzing small-scale enterprises in Egypt's carpet industry, this project disentangles causal effects of exporting on productivity and welfare measures, as well as analyzes the firm-specific factors that contribute to export success.

By analyzing small-scale enterprises in Egypt's carpet industry, this project disentangles causal effects of exporting on productivity and welfare measures, as well as analyzes the firm-specific factors that contribute to export success.

This project studies the effect of productivity growth in agriculture through the adoption of a new technology, genetically modified soybean seeds, on industrial development in Brazil.

This project studies the effect of productivity growth in agriculture through the adoption of a new technology, genetically modified soybean seeds, on industrial development in Brazil.

This project aims to improve the understanding of reasons underlying the success of footwear-exporting private enterprises from China by building a dynamic structural model of firm demand and innovative data collective involving pilot studies.

This project aims to improve the understanding of reasons underlying the success of footwear-exporting private enterprises from China by building a dynamic structural model of firm demand and innovative data collective involving pilot studies.

This project seeks to understand the recent impact on Ethiopia's leather value chain of investment and growing interest from predominantly Asian/Chinese firms in order to inform policies to foster productivity-enhancing linkages between foreign and local firms. 

This project seeks to understand the recent impact on Ethiopia's leather value chain of investment and growing interest from predominantly Asian/Chinese firms in order to inform policies to foster productivity-enhancing linkages between foreign and local firms. 

Does trade and FDI liberalization promote sustainable economic growth in developing countries? Does this come at the expense of the safety of local workers? This project assesses these significant economic questions. 

Does trade and FDI liberalization promote sustainable economic growth in developing countries? Does this come at the expense of the safety of local workers? This project assesses these significant economic questions. 

This project evaluates the impact of employer-sponsored soft skills training on worker quality, productivity and retention.

This project evaluates the impact of employer-sponsored soft skills training on worker quality, productivity and retention.

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