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An Analysis of Selectivity in the Productivity Evaluation of Biotechnology: An Application to Corn

Guanming Shi, Jean-Paul Chavas, Joseph Lauer and Elizabeth Nolan.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Microeconomics; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 9303 words.

We investigate selectivity bias in the evaluation of biotech hybrid productivity. The analysis is applied to experimental data on Wisconsin corn yields from 1990 to 2010. Relying on a...

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At the origin of the industrial district: Alfred Marshall and the Cambridge school

Fiorenza Belussi and Katia Caldari.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 11418 words.

This paper investigates the origin and evolution of the concept of the industrial district. The idea of industrial district is quite widespread in modern industrial economics and in...

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Competitive microcredit markets: differentiation and ex ante incentives for multiple borrowing

Paolo Casini.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Banking; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 9162 words.

I analyse an oligopolistic microcredit market characterized by asymmetric information on the riskiness of borrowers. I study the effects of competition when, due to the absence of credit...

Does Court Speed Shape Economic Activity? Evidence from a Court Reform in India

Matthieu Chemin.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

August 2012; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Economic Development; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Production and Organizations; Law and Economics; Contract Law. 11445 words.

This article investigates the impact of quick courts on firms' contracting behavior and economic performance. In 2002, the Code of Civil Procedure Amendment Act was enacted in India to...

The economic value of local social networks

Tom Kemeny, Maryann Feldman, Frank Ethridge and Ted Zoller.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 10612 words.

The idea that local social capital yields economic benefits is fundamental to theories of agglomeration, and central to claims about the virtues of cities. However, this relationship has...

The Effects of Business Environments on Development: Surveying New Firm-level Evidence

Lixin Colin Xu.

in The World Bank Research Observer

August 2011; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 12947 words.

In the past decade, the World Bank has promoted improving business environments as a key strategy for development, which has led to a significant effort in collecting surveys of the...

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Externalities from foreign direct investment in the Mexican retailing sector

Cédric Durand.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2007; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 6672 words.

This contribution to the discussion on the impact of foreign direct investment in developing countries is based on an empirical study of the consequences of transnational corporations'...

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The fat years: the structure and profitability of the US banking sector in the pre-crisis period

Fiona Tregenna.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mergers and Acquisitions; Economic Development; Banking; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 10012 words.

Bank profitability in the USA was extremely high in the pre-crisis period, yet this did not prevent the current crisis. It has become clear that these profits were on shaky grounds and also...

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Firm Survival and Change in Ghana, 2003–2013

Elwyn Davies and Andrew Kerr.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Economic Development. 8945 words.

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This paper explores the determinants of firm survival in Ghanaian manufacturing and the contributions of growth and selection to the evolution of the...

From Russia with love: the impact of relocated firms on incumbent survival

Oliver Falck, Christina Guenther, Stephan Heblich and William R. Kerr.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Economic Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 13453 words.

We identify the impact of local firm concentration on incumbent performance in a historic setting that has quasi-experimental characteristics. When Germany was divided after World War II,...

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Host economy impacts of transnational retail: the research agenda

Neil M. Coe and Neil Wrigley.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Services; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 13253 words.

The last decade has witnessed an acceleration of retail foreign direct investment into a range of emerging markets across East Asia, Central and Eastern Europe and Latin America, led by a...

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Import competition, dynamic resource allocation and productivity dispersion: micro-level evidence from China

Sai Ding, Wei Jiang and Puyang Sun.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Production and Organizations; Economic Development. 10121 words.

Can trade liberalization shape sector dynamics by inducing reallocation of resources towards more efficient use? This paper explores whether and how import competition affects productivity...

Industry architecture, the product life cycle, and entrepreneurial opportunities: the case of the US broadcasting sector

Jeffrey Funk.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2015; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 10239 words.

This article uses concepts from the literatures of industry architecture and the product life cycle model to analyze the evolution of entrepreneurial opportunities in the US broadcasting...

Input Chains and Industrialization

Antonio Ciccone.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2002; p ublished online July 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 0 words.

A key aspect of industrialization is the adoption of increasing-returns-to-scale, industrial, technologies. Two other well-documented aspects are that industrial technologies (ITs) are...

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Interfirm Relationships and Business Performance

Jing Cai and Adam Szeidl.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

August 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 19082 words.

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We organized business associations for the owner-managers of young Chinese firms to study the effect of business networks on firm performance. We...

International business and economic geography: knowledge, time and transactions costs

Philip McCann.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Factor Movements and International Business; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 4364 words.

This paper sketches out how the ways in which a combination of economic geography and international business approaches can shed light on the spatial behaviour of multinational companies....

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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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Monopoly Power and Distribution in Fragmented Markets: The Case of Groundwater

Hanan G. Jacoby, Rinku Murgai and Saeed Ur Rehman.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 14065 words.

This paper examines monopoly power in the market for groundwater (irrigation water extracted by private tubewells), a market characterized by barriers to entry and spatial fragmentation. In...

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