The role of export-oriented industries in driving growth

Hawassa Industrial Park Community Impact Evaluation

The project seeks to further our understanding of the effects of industrialization initiatives on rural communities in developing countries.

Research Project
14 Sep 2017

Trade Liberalization, Labor Mobility, and Structural Transformation

This project aims to understand the effect of trade liberalization on structural change.

Research Project
8 Sep 2017

International Trade and Employment Volatility in Rwanda

This project studies the impact of globalization on employment and wages focusing on the relationship between both importing and exporting and employment volatility in Rwanda.

Research Project
28 Feb 2017

The Impact of FDI through the Production Network: Evidence from Costa Rica

This project studies the impact of FDI and multinational firms’ entry on domestic firms’ productivity in Costa Rica.

Research Project
28 Feb 2017

Agricultural Productivity and Economic Development: Evidence from Brazil

This project attempts to study the effects of the adoption of new agricultural technologies on economic development in Brazil.

Research Project
22 Dec 2016

The Impact of Climate and Pollution on Worker Productivity: Evidence from India

This project seeks to explore the role of management in responding to productivity shocks, within the context of pollution in an Indian garment factory.

Research Project
22 Dec 2016

The Importance of Firm Networks: Methods and Evidence from Transaction-Level Administrative Data

This project seeks to understand if constraints on firm productivity in low-income countries are due to the interactions among firms and sectors in a developing economy.

Research Project
15 Dec 2016

Smoothing Frictions in Worker Tenure and Productivity: Evidence from Rural-Urban Migrants in the Garment Sector

This project seeks to understand the impacts of tenure, assessing impacts on both worker welfare and workplace productivity.

Research Project
15 Dec 2016

Who benefits from export-oriented industrial growth? The effects of industrial jobs versus informal entrepreneurship on workers

This survey aims to uncover who benefits from rapid industrialisation, and whether alternatives such as entrepreneurship offer better prospects for individuals.

Research Project
15 Dec 2016

Increasing SME productivity in Uganda: Leveraging clusters to train and create linkages

This study conducts a unique experimental evaluation of an intervention that focuses on technical training and the creation of economies of scale among small enterprises to increase access to markets.

Research Project
13 Dec 2016

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