The role of export-oriented industries in driving growth

Focusing on Bangladeshi Ready Made Garment factories, this project provides micro-evidence of on-the-job learning between co-workers and aims to identify the conditions under which the productivity effects of this on-the-job learning are particularly strong. 

Focusing on Bangladeshi Ready Made Garment factories, this project provides micro-evidence of on-the-job learning between co-workers and aims to identify the conditions under which the productivity effects of this on-the-job learning are particularly strong. 

By exploiting the rapid opening of Myanmar's market, the author examines the impact of the introduction to trade and FDI on productivity, management, and working conditions. 

By exploiting the rapid opening of Myanmar's market, the author examines the impact of the introduction to trade and FDI on productivity, management, and working conditions. 

This study quantifies the impact of temperature, humidity, and pollution on worker productivity while also estimating the co-benefits of introducing environmentally friendly technology such as LED lighting to worker productivity and firm profitability. 

This study quantifies the impact of temperature, humidity, and pollution on worker productivity while also estimating the co-benefits of introducing environmentally friendly technology such as LED lighting to worker productivity and firm profitability. 

This research project aims to understand the dynamics of the distribution of market power, as measured by mark-ups, and the resulting implications for industrial policy.

This research project aims to understand the dynamics of the distribution of market power, as measured by mark-ups, and the resulting implications for industrial policy.

This project aims to bring micro-data collected by statistical agencies in Ghana and Swaziland into the research domain, to standardise the data series over time and to provide supporting documentation to allow for the use of this data by the broader research community.

This project aims to bring micro-data collected by statistical agencies in Ghana and Swaziland into the research domain, to standardise the data series over time and to provide supporting documentation to allow for the use of this data by the broader research community.

This project endeavours to create a database of unused firm level micro-data collected by statistical agencies in Ghana and Swaziland, standardizing and digitizing existing data for use by the research community.

This project endeavours to create a database of unused firm level micro-data collected by statistical agencies in Ghana and Swaziland, standardizing and digitizing existing data for use by the research community.

This is a randomized impact evaluation of soft skills training on female worker attrition and productivity, as well as on firm revenue, profits, and productivity in the Indian garment sector.

This is a randomized impact evaluation of soft skills training on female worker attrition and productivity, as well as on firm revenue, profits, and productivity in the Indian garment sector.

This study uses data on modern-day Eastern Congo to explore whether returns to taxation of resources can explain the establishment of protection, taxation, and dispute resolution institutions.

This study uses data on modern-day Eastern Congo to explore whether returns to taxation of resources can explain the establishment of protection, taxation, and dispute resolution institutions.

This study exploits a set of natural experiments to identify the causal impact of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) on Indian innovative activity, as well as the impact of foreign multinationals' use of IPR protection on Indian firms.

This study exploits a set of natural experiments to identify the causal impact of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) on Indian innovative activity, as well as the impact of foreign multinationals' use of IPR protection on Indian firms.

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. 

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