5 edition of Productivity growth in developing countries found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Series||Garland studies on industrial productivity|
|LC Classifications||HC415.I52 M36 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||99044756|
With respect to their prospects for the remainder of this century, we also conclude that Malthusian disasters will not necessarily be the result of forecasted population growth, provided the developing economies can generate human and physical capital investments of comparable relative magnitudes to the past two decades. If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. More services and features. It was negative before. However, on the basis of past history, the middle-income developing countries are likely to perform better in this respect than the low-income countries, some of whom may need considerable help if they are to absorb increased population while shifting labor to more productive sectors and raising output per worker.
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. Next, it outlines the evolution of trade patterns and the effect of the terms of trade on economic performance, especially for countries that depend on commodity exports. If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This conclusion suggests that developing countries, in attempting to reach their poverty reduction objectives, should pursue policies that foster productivity growth.
This places agricultural investment solidly as a crucial but integral component of an overall policy to promote agricultural productivity. These results indicate that while industry-level bargaining may lower productivity by restricting managerial flexibility in response to market changes, firm-level negotiations are more efficient and improve productivity. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about. The present study uses several sources of international data on labour productivity, poverty and income inequality, and finds that across the developing countries for which data are available productivity growth plays a substantial role in reducing poverty. This allows us to understand how reforms in collective bargaining can improve productivity, since Labor market reforms implemented in the early s across the region changed institutions and significantly decentralized negotiations. It was negative before.
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Read Online 8 MB Download Economic structuralists use a broad, system wide approach to understanding development, and this textbook assumes a structuralist perspective in its investigation of why a host of developing countries have failed to grow at 2 percent or more since When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:zbw:glodps He has written extensively on structuralist macroeconomics, including his textbook Reconstructing Macroeconomics: Structuralist Proposals and Critiques of the Productivity growth in developing countries book.
Moreover, the termination of the Multi-Fiber Agreement and the negotiations concerning further liberalization of trade in agricultural products Productivity growth in developing countries book the framework of the World Trade Organization put these and other countries under pressure of fierce competition from emerging nations.
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Furthermore, productivity growth is found to account for changes in poverty better than the more commonly used economic growth.
This effect is also found to be stronger in countries with relatively low income inequality. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
On the demand side, we describe and analyze the nature of labor markets in developing economies and attempt to identify the key factors that condition their labor absorption capacity. In his recent article for IZA World of Labor Carlos Lamarche from the University of Kentucky reviews the existing evidence on collective bargaining in developing countries.
In some respects, this challenge is also unprecedented in terms of its nature, given, on the one hand, the limited availability of natural resources in many countries and, on the other hand,the widespread availability of advanced technology. These results suggest that firm-level negotiations are associated with higher labor productivity.
This paper examines the nature and magnitude of the principal effects of population growth on labor supply and employment in the developing economies of the world. Access and download statistics Corrections All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors.
Lamarche shows that recent empirical evidence from Latin America indicates that negotiating work rules at firm level rather than industry level may lead to greater productivity gains. This conclusion suggests that developing countries, in attempting to reach their poverty reduction objectives, should pursue policies that foster productivity growth.
However, on the basis of past history, the middle-income developing countries are likely to perform better in this respect than the low-income countries, some of whom may need considerable help if they are to absorb increased population while shifting labor to more productive Productivity growth in developing countries book and raising output per worker.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: Lobna Sameer The email address of this maintainer does not seem to be valid anymore. Although the use of instrumental variables goes a long way towards dealing with endogeneity, Productivity growth in developing countries book related to causality are still somewhat open, and will require time series analyses to be adequately addressed.
Due to limited data availability and quality as well as the broad diversity of the institutional arrangements the evidence on this issue for developing countries is sparse. If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item.
The authors acknowledge the structural limits of macroeconomic policy, highlighting the negative effects of financial volatility and certain financial structures while recommending policies to better manage external shocks.
This places agricultural investment solidly as a crucial but integral component of an overall policy to promote agricultural productivity.
Links Awards Economic structuralists use a broad, systemwide approach to understanding development, and this textbook assumes a structuralist perspective in its investigation of why a host of developing countries have failed to grow at 2 percent or more since The purpose of this book is to provide an overview of current thinking and findings about the relationship between agricultural investment and productivity in developing countries.
This includes theoretical and methodological developments such as incorporating natural resource depletion in calculating measures of growth.
Apr 21, · In addition, between and most developed countries and emerging economies have seen significantly lower growth of productivity and. Using data on natural resources from the World Bank's Wealth of Nations database and methods combining the Solow growth accounting model with recent work at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, this paper makes new estimates of total factor productivity growth for 74 developing countries over –Economic growth: If an pdf can raise the rate of growth pdf productivity then the trend growth of national output can pick up.
Productivity improvements mean that labour can be released from one industry and be made available for another – for example, rising efficiency in farming will increase production yields and provide more food.Downloadable! This paper reviews the evidence about the effects of urbanisation and cities on productivity and download pdf growth in developing countries using a consistent theoretical framework.
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