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Cape Natural Tea Products and the U.S. Market: Rooibos Rebels Ready to Raid*

Norbert L.W. Wilson.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Marketing; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 4244 words.

Cape Natural Tea Products was a young herbal products company based in South Africa. Rooibos tea was the strongest component of their product portfolio. In South Africa, rooibos was a...

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Characterising deindustrialisation: An analysis of changes in manufacturing employment and output internationally

Fiona Tregenna.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Manufacturing; Economic Development. 13049 words.

Deindustrialisation is typically conceptualised as a decline in manufacturing as a share of total employment. From a Kaldorian perspective deindustrialisation could have negative...

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Coevolution and coordination: a systemic analysis of the Taiwanese information technology industry

Chuan-Kai Lee and Annalee Saxenian.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2008; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Methodology; Economic Development. 10939 words.

The ‘evolutionary turn’ in economic geography has led to increasing emphasis on coevolution among technologies, organizations and territories. The weakness of this approach, however, is a...

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A co-evolutionary perspective on the drivers of international sourcing of pharmaceutical R&D to India

Stine Jessen Haakonsson, Peter D. Ørberg Jensen and Susan M. Mudambi.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Planning and Policy; Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Manufacturing. 10355 words.

The attractiveness of the Indian pharmaceutical industry as a destination for R&D sourcing by multinational corporations (MNCs) has evolved over the past decades. This evolution has...

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The deindustrialisation/tertiarisation hypothesis reconsidered: a subsystem application to the OECD7

Sandro Montresor and Giuseppe Vittucci Marzetti.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2011; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Economic Systems; Services; Economic Development. 7195 words.

The diffusion of outsourcing and vertical foreign direct investment (FDI) among manufacturing firms, along with the vertical integration of market services into manufacturing, is...

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Determinants of pollution: what do we really know?

Martin Gassebner, Michael J. Lamla and Jan-Egbert Sturm.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Environmental Economics; International Relations and International Political Economy; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development. 11447 words.

The recent literature proposes many variables as significant determinants of pollution. This paper gives an overview of this literature and asks which of these factors have an empirically...

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Dutch Disease or Agglomeration? The Local Economic Effects of Natural Resource Booms in Modern America

Hunt Allcott and Daniel Keniston.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2018; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Manufacturing; Primary Products; Economic Development; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 18473 words.

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Do natural resources benefit producer economies, or is there a “Natural Resource Curse”, perhaps as the crowd-out of manufacturing productivity...

Effects of Regional Trade Agreements on Trade in Agrifood Products: Evidence from Gravity Modeling Using Disaggregated Data

Sampath Jayasinghe and Rakhal Sarker.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 10177 words.

The recent proliferation of regional trade agreements (RTAs) has intensified the debate on their merits. This study contributes to this debate by analyzing trade creation and diversion...

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Food Prices, Quality, and Quality's Pricing in Supermarkets versus Traditional Markets in Developing Countries*

Bart Minten and Thomas Reardon.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 4247 words.

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Global competition, institutional context and regional production networks: up- and downgrading experiences in Romania’s apparel industry

Leonhard Plank and Cornelia Staritz.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development. 9499 words.

Global competition, trade policy and national institutional context are reconfiguring the role of regional apparel suppliers. By studying the development of Romania’s apparel industry, the...

Growth, Globalization, and Nutrition and Health Standards in Food Markets: Discussion*

Terry Roe.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Economics of Health; Services; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 1906 words.

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How Efficiently is Capital Allocated? Evidence from the Knitted Garment Industry in Tirupur

Abhijit Banerjee and Kaivan Munshi.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Economic Development; Corporate Governance. 11734 words.

This paper studies the effect of community identity on investment behaviour in the knitted garment industry in the South Indian town of Tirupur. We document very large and systematic...

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Industry Switching in Developing Countries

Carol Newman, John Rand and Finn Tarp.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Manufacturing; Economic Development. 10592 words.

Firm turnover (i.e., firm entry and exit) is a well-recognized source of sector-level productivity growth. In contrast, the role and importance of firms that switch activities from one...

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Local industrial structures and female entrepreneurship in India

Ejaz Ghani, William R. Kerr and Stephen D. O’Connell.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Business and Management; Services; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Manufacturing; Entrepreneurship; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 16571 words.

We analyze the spatial determinants of female entrepreneurship in India in the manufacturing and services sectors. We focus on the presence of incumbent female-owned businesses and their...

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Market institutions, trust and norms: exploring moral economies in Nigerian food systems

Fergus Lyon and Gina Porter.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2009; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 8914 words.

Informal market institutions and small-scale traders are responsible for feeding Nigerian cities. This study analyses a range of economic relationships and institutions that have evolved in...

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Measuring industry coagglomeration and identifying the driving forces

Emma Howard, Carol Newman and Finn Tarp.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Manufacturing. 11030 words.

Understanding industry agglomeration and its driving forces is critical for the formulation of industrial policy in developing countries. Crucial to this process is the definition and...

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A new theoretical analysis of deindustrialisation

Fiona Tregenna.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2014; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Economic Development; Economic Methodology; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 8991 words.

The analysis of deindustrialisation has been led by heterodox economists, especially those in the structuralist and Kaldorian traditions, based on a conception of sectoral specificity and...

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Opening up the ‘Jacobs Spillovers’ black box: local diversity, creativity and the processes underlying new combinations

Pierre Desrochers and Samuli Leppälä.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2011; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Manufacturing; Economic Development. 10616 words.

Despite numerous attempts to isolate the respective importance of intra- and inter-industrial localized knowledge spillovers, their underlying processes have remained hidden. This article...

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Overcoming Obstacles: The Internet's Contribution to Firm Development

Caroline Paunov and Valentina Rollo.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Manufacturing; Services; Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development. 4184 words.

Based on 49,610 firm observations across 117 developing and emerging countries for 2006–2011, we show that their respective industries’ adoption of the Internet had positive spillover...

Path-dependence and change in an old industrial area: the case of Taranto, Italy

Lidia Greco and Mariadele Di Fabbio.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Regional and Urban Economic History; Economic Development; Regional Government Analysis. 10379 words.

The article aims to contribute to the debate on path-dependence by providing qualitative evidence on the case of the steel area of Taranto (Italy), which is still host to the largest steel...