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J-Curve of Productivity and Growth

J-Curve of Productivity and Growth »

Source: J-Curve of Productivity and Growth : Indian Manufacturing Post-Liberalization

Volume/Issue: 2011/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arvind Virmani , and Danish Hashim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781455298730

Keywords: Indian manufacturing, productivity &;amp;#x0026; output growth, J-curve hypothesis, productivity growth, output growth, manufacturing sector, import liberalization, manufacturing industries, One, Two

Most estimates of Indian manufacturing productivity find a slowdown in the 1990s. This has puzzled analysts, given that 1990s reforms were deeper and wider than the 1980s reforms that raised the growth rate of the...

A Multi-industry Model of Growth with Financing Constraints

A Multi-industry Model of Growth with Financing Constraints »

Source: A Multi-industry Model of Growth with Financing Constraints

Volume/Issue: 2009/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anna Ilyina , and Roberto Samaniego

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451872668

Keywords: Financial development, industry growth, R&;amp;#x0026;D intensity, external finance dependence, convergence dynamics, structural change, r &;amp; d, r &;amp; d intensity, equation, r &;amp; d intensive industries

This paper develops a multi-industry growth model in which firms require external funds to conduct productivity-enhancing R&D. The cost of research is industry-specific. The tightness of financing constraints depen...

Productivity Growth, Technological Convergence, RandD, Trade, and Labor Markets

Productivity Growth, Technological Convergence, RandD, Trade, and Labor Markets »

Source: Productivity Growth, Technological Convergence, RandD, Trade, and Labor Markets : Evidence From the French Manufacturing Sector

Volume/Issue: 2006/230

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tehmina S. Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451864908

Keywords: Total factor productivity (TFP), Research and Development (R&;amp;#x0026;D), Technological convergence, tfp, r &;amp; d, total factor productivity, growth rate, growth rates, Comparative Studies of Countries,

Total factor productivity (TFP) of 14 manufacturing sectors in France has kept up with that of the United States during 1980-2002 and remained well above that of the United Kingdom. Estimates using a dynamic panel...

Technology and Finance

Technology and Finance »

Source: Technology and Finance

Volume/Issue: 2008/182

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anna Ilyina , and Roberto Samaniego

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870404

Keywords: Technology, financial development, external finance dependence, industry growth, R&;amp;#x0026;D intensity, investment lumpiness, r &;amp; d, correlations, r &;amp; d intensity, standard errors

The benefits from financial development are known to vary across industries. However, no systematic effort has been made to determine the technological characteristics that are shared by industries that tend to gro...