Firm-level data: Who said that they are too difficult to use for policy?

Filippo di Mauro, 11 March 2014

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Conceptual underpinnings

Topics: Industrial organisation
Tags: CompNet, firm productivity, firm-level data

Measuring management practices

John Van Reenen interviewed by Romesh Vaitilingam, 5 Mar 2010

How important are management practices in driving the performance of firms and the productivity of nations across Asia, Europe and North America? John Van Reenen, director of the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) at the London School of Economics, talks to Romesh Vaitilingam about CEP’s research programme on the economics of management and productivity. The interview was recorded in London in February 2010.

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Topics: Competition policy, Industrial organisation, Productivity and Innovation
Tags: firm productivity, Management

Does exporting improve firm performance?

Dean Yang, 24 March 2009

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Participation in export markets is often viewed as a prerequisite for economic growth in developing countries. For example, in a report on the East Asian miracle, the World Bank (1993) pointed to export-oriented economic policies as a key factor behind the region’s rapid economic development.

Topics: International trade
Tags: exports, firm productivity, Learning-by-exporting

Help! Not just anybody: The locational choice of Japanese MNC affiliates

Sandra Poncet, 16 February 2009

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Japanese firms are pessimistic about current and future domestic sales growth, given Japan’s declining birth rate and aging society. Facing weak domestic demand in recent years, Japanese firms have increased their sales and profits by exporting more, especially to the US.

Topics: International trade
Tags: FDI, firm productivity, Japan

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