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Working Papers

2018

  1. Rethinking Lagging Regions
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads

2017

  1. Bangladesh Jobs Diagnostic
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Business environment and firm performance in European lagging regions
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Job Creation in the Private Sector
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads

2016

  1. Factory Southern Africa?
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  2. SACU in Global Value Chains
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  3. Supporting export competitiveness through port and rail network reforms: a case study of South Africa
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  4. The capabilities driving participation in global value chains
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy (JICEP) (2017)

2015

  1. A Capability-Based Assessment of GVC Competitiveness for the SACU Region
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Global Value Chain Integration and Productivity
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads

2014

  1. Integrating border regions: connectivity and competitiveness in South Asia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2013

  1. Geography and the Determinants of Firm Exports in Indonesia
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2013)
  2. Manufacturing Export Competitiveness in Kenya: A Policy Note on Revitalizing and Diversifying Kenya's Manufacturing Sector
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)

2012

  1. An economic integration zone for the East African Community: exploiting regional potential and addressing commitment challenges
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Competitiveness and Connectivity: Integrating Lagging Regions in Global Markets
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank - Economic Premise (2012)
  3. Export Competitiveness in Indonesia's Manufacturing Sector
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Foreign firm characteristics, absorptive capacity and the institutional framework: the role of mediating factors for FDI spillovers in low- and middle-income countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (23)

2011

  1. Firm location and the determinants of exporting in developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)

2010

  1. Analyzing trade competitiveness: a diagnostics approach
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
  2. China’s Investment in African Special Economic Zones: Prospects, Challenges, and Opportunities
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank - Economic Premise (2010)
  3. Cohesion policy in the European Union: Growth, geography, institutions
    Working Papers, Instituto Madrileño de Estudios Avanzados (IMDEA) Ciencias Sociales Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Common Market Studies (2011)
  4. Second best ? investment climate and performance in Africa's special economic zones
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Trade and the Competitiveness Agenda
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in World Bank - Economic Premise (2010)

2009

  1. Trade finance in crisis: market adjustment or market failure ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (18)

2007

  1. Social capital, rules, and institutions: A cross-country investigation
    Sciences Po publications, Sciences Po Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Instituto Madrileño de Estudios Avanzados (IMDEA) Ciencias Sociales (2007) Downloads

Journal Articles

2017

  1. The Capabilities Driving Participation in Global Value Chains
    Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy (JICEP), 2017, 08, (01), 1-26 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2016

  1. Do global value chains create jobs?
    IZA World of Labor, 2016, 291 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. South African Exporters and the Global Crisis: Intensive Margin Shock, Extensive Margin Hangover
    South African Journal of Economics, 2016, 84, (2), 183-198 Downloads

2015

  1. The Role of Foreign Firm Characteristics, Absorptive Capacity and the Institutional Framework for FDI Spillovers
    Journal of Banking and Financial Economics, 2015, 1, (3), 77-112 Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. Does FDI Work for Africa? Assessing Local Spillovers in a World of Global Value Chains
    World Bank - Economic Premise, 2014, (135), 1-6 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Firm location and the determinants of exporting in low- and middle-income countries
    Journal of Economic Geography, 2014, 14, (2), 395-420 Downloads View citations (3)

2013

  1. Geography and the Determinants of Firm Exports in Indonesia
    World Development, 2013, 44, (C), 225-240 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2012

  1. Competitiveness and Connectivity: Integrating Lagging Regions in Global Markets
    World Bank - Economic Premise, 2012, (93), 1-5 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2011

  1. Cohesion Policy in the European Union: Growth, Geography, Institutions
    Journal of Common Market Studies, 2011, 49, (5), 1089-1111 View citations (61)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Communities, Rules and Institutions: A Cross-country Investigation
    SCIENZE REGIONALI, 2011, 2011/2, (2), 31-69 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Special Economic Zones: What Have We Learned?
    World Bank - Economic Premise, 2011, (64), 1-5 Downloads View citations (10)

2010

  1. China’s Investment in African Special Economic Zones: Prospects, Challenges, and Opportunities
    World Bank - Economic Premise, 2010, (5), 1-6 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Trade and the Competitiveness Agenda
    World Bank - Economic Premise, 2010, (18), 1-5 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

Books

2014

  1. Making Foreign Direct Investment Work for Sub-Saharan Africa: Local Spillovers and Competitiveness in Global Value Chains
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (27)

2013

  1. The Internal Geography of Trade: Lagging Regions and Global Markets
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)

2012

  1. Trade Competitiveness Diagnostic Toolkit
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (34)

2011

  1. Special Economic Zones in Africa: Comparing Performance and Learning from Global Experience
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (77)
  2. Special Economic Zones: Progress, Emerging Challenges, and Future Directions
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (51)
 
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