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Working Papers

2018

  1. Impacts of Kaizen Management on Workers: Evidence from Central America and the Caribbean Region
    Working Papers, JICA Research Institute Downloads

2015

  1. Sustained Impacts of Kaizen Training
    GRIPS Discussion Papers, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2015)

2014

  1. How do business practices affect micro and small firms’ performance in a low-income economy? An analysis using dynamic panel data
    2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2013

  1. Teaching KAIZEN to Small Business Owners: An Experiment in a Metalworking Cluster in Nairobi
    (Teaching KAIZEN to Small Business Owners: An Experiment in a Metalworking Cluster in Nairobi)
    GRIPS Discussion Papers, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of the Japanese and International Economies (2014)
    Chapter (2013)
  2. The success of the industrial development policy in the pharmaceutical industry in Bangladesh
    GRIPS Discussion Papers, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Downloads
  3. Willingness to Pay for Managerial Training: A Case from the Knitwear Industry in Northern Vietnam
    GRIPS Discussion Papers, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2014)

2012

  1. An Inquiry into Corruption Norms: Survey Data of GRIPS Alumni
    GRIPS Discussion Papers, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Downloads
  2. KAIZEN for Managerial Skills Improvement in Small and Medium Enterprises: An Impact Evaluation Study in a knitwear cluster in Vietnam
    Working Papers, Development and Policies Research Center (DEPOCEN), Vietnam Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Management Practices, Self-Selection into Management Training Participation, and Training Effects in the Garment Industry in Ethiopia
    GRIPS Discussion Papers, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Productivity Growth and Job Creation in the Development Process of Industrial Clusters
    GRIPS Discussion Papers, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2012) Downloads View citations (6)
  5. The Role of Training in Fostering Cluster-Based MSE Development
    GRIPS Discussion Papers, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Downloads
  6. The Role of Training in Fostering Cluster-Based Micro and Small Enterprises Development
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads

2011

  1. A Cluster-Based Industrial Development Policy for Low-Income Countries
    GRIPS Discussion Papers, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2011) Downloads View citations (10)
  2. An Inquiry into the Rapid Growth of the Garment Industry in Bangladesh
    GRIPS Discussion Papers, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (2011)
  3. Determinants of Small Enterprises’ Performance in Developing Countries: A Bangladesh Case
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  4. Global Value Chains and Market Formation Process in Emerging Export Activity: Evidence from Ethiopian Flower Industry
    GRIPS Discussion Papers, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2012)
  5. How Can Micro and Small Enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa Become More Productive? The Impacts of Experimental Basic Managerial Training
    GRIPS Discussion Papers, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2011) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Journal Article in World Development (2012)
  6. Virtual Incubation in Industrial Clusters: A Case Study in Pakistan
    GRIPS Discussion Papers, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2012)

2010

  1. An inquiry into the development of science and technology parks in China
    Economics Discussion Papers, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Downloads
  2. Business incubators in China: an inquiry into the variables associated with incubatee success
    Economics Discussion Papers, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics - The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal (2011)
  3. Human Capital and Industrial Development: Evidence from the Machinery Industry in Bangladesh
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

2003

  1. Productivity Effects of TVE Privatization: The Case Study of Garment and Metal Casting Enterprises in the Greater Yangtze River Region
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Chapter (2004)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. Medium-Run Impacts of Management Training in Garment Clusters
    World Bank Economic Review, 2020, 34, (Supplement_1), S68-S71 Downloads

2019

  1. Short- and medium-run impacts of management training: An experiment in Tanzania
    World Development, 2019, 114, (C), 220-236 Downloads View citations (2)

2018

  1. The Role of Human Capital in Cluster†Based Industrial Development
    The Developing Economies, 2018, 56, (2), 104-116 Downloads View citations (3)

2017

  1. Middle-income traps in East Asia: An inquiry into causes for slowdown in income growth
    China Economic Review, 2017, 46, (S), S3-S16 Downloads View citations (2)

2015

  1. Cluster-Based MSE Development: The Role of Kaizen Training
    The Pakistan Development Review, 2015, 54, (4), 609-626 Downloads
  2. Sustained impacts of Kaizen training
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2015, 120, (C), 189-206 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2014

  1. Differences in Management Practices and Productivity in Micro and Small Enterprises in Industrial Clusters
    Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy (JICEP), 2014, 05, (02), 1-23 Downloads
  2. Teaching KAIZEN to small business owners: An experiment in a metalworking cluster in Nairobi
    Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 2014, 33, (C), 25-42 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Chapter (2013)
    Working Paper (2013)
  3. Willingness to pay for managerial training: A case from the knitwear industry in Northern Vietnam
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2014, 42, (3), 693-707 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2013

  1. The development process of rural informal industries in developing countries: the case of Bangladesh
    Journal of Developing Areas, 2013, 47, (2), 229-249 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. What determines the performance of small enterprises in developing countries? Evidence from the handloom industry in Bangladesh
    International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 2013, 10, (1), 39-55 Downloads

2012

  1. Entrepreneurial Skills and Industrial Development: The Case of a Car Repair and Metalworking Cluster in Ghana
    Journal of the Knowledge Economy, 2012, 3, (3), 302-326 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Fighting corruption in Bangladesh: a policy proposal
    International Journal of Development and Conflict, 2012, 2, (3), 1250014 Downloads
  3. Global Value Chains and Market Formation Process in Emerging Export Activity: Evidence from Ethiopian Flower Industry
    Journal of Development Studies, 2012, 48, (3), 335-348 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  4. How Can Micro and Small Enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa Become More Productive? The Impacts of Experimental Basic Managerial Training
    World Development, 2012, 40, (3), 458-468 Downloads View citations (64)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  5. The role of human capital in firm performance: evidence from the engineering industry in Bangladesh
    International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, 2012, 16, (3/4), 245-262 Downloads
  6. Virtual Incubation in Industrial Clusters: A Case Study in Pakistan
    Journal of Development Studies, 2012, 48, (3), 377-392 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011

  1. An Inquiry into the Rapid Growth of the Garment Industry in Bangladesh
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2011, 60, (1), 67 - 89 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Business incubators in China: An inquiry into the variables associated with incubatee success
    Economics - The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, 2011, 5, 1-26 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  3. Development of science and technology parks in China, 1988 - 2008
    Economics - The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, 2011, 5, 1-25 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Efficiency of Land Allocation through Tenancy Markets: Evidence from China
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2011, 59, (3), 485 - 510 Downloads View citations (33)
  5. The growth process of informal enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa: a case study of a metalworking cluster in Nairobi
    Small Business Economics, 2011, 36, (3), 323-335 Downloads View citations (18)

2010

  1. An Inquiry into the Development Process of Village Industries: The Case of a Knitwear Cluster in Northern Vietnam
    Journal of Development Studies, 2010, 46, (2), 312-330 Downloads View citations (23)

2009

  1. An Exploration into the Successful Development of the Leather‐Shoe Industry in Ethiopia
    Review of Development Economics, 2009, 13, (4), 719-736 Downloads View citations (27)
  2. An inquiry into the transformation process of village-based industrial clusters: The case of an iron and steel cluster in northern Vietnam
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2009, 37, (4), 568-581 Downloads View citations (6)

2007

  1. Beyond the Environmental Kuznets Curve: a comparative study of SO2 and CO2 emissions between Japan and China
    Environment and Development Economics, 2007, 12, (3), 445-470 Downloads View citations (26)

2006

  1. Industrial development in the inland region of China: A case study of the motorcycle industry
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2006, 34, (4), 818-838 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. The Division of Labor and the Formation of Industrial Clusters in Taiwan
    Review of Development Economics, 2006, 10, (1), 71-86 Downloads View citations (9)

2005

  1. Time path in innovation, imitation, and growth: the case of the motorcycle industry in postwar Japan
    Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2005, 15, (2), 169-186 Downloads View citations (12)

2004

  1. From inferior to superior products: an inquiry into the Wenzhou model of industrial development in China
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2004, 32, (3), 542-563 Downloads View citations (37)

2003

  1. Changing Roles of Innovation and Imitation in Industrial Development: The Case of the Machine Tool Industry in Taiwan
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2003, 52, (1), 103-28 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Human capital, cluster formation, and international relocation: the case of the garment industry in Japan, 1968--98
    Journal of Economic Geography, 2003, 3, (1), 37-56 View citations (21)

2002

  1. Process of Cluster Formation in China: A Case Study of a Garment Town
    Journal of Development Studies, 2002, 39, (1), 118-139 Downloads View citations (37)

2001

  1. A new decomposition approach to growth accounting: derivation of the formula and its application to prewar Japan
    Japan and the World Economy, 2001, 13, (1), 1-14 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Evolution of land tenure institutions and development of agroforestry: evidence from customary land areas of Sumatra
    Agricultural Economics, 2001, 25, (1), 85-101 Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Agricultural Economics, 2000, 25, (1), 85-101 (2000) Downloads View citations (1)

Books

1996

  1. Economic Agglomeration
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (1)

Edited books

2018

  1. Applying the Kaizen in Africa
    Springer Books, Springer

Chapters

2013

  1. Teaching KAIZEN to Small Business Owners: An Experiment in a Metalworking Cluster in Nairobi
    A chapter in Experiments for Development: Achievements and New Directions, 2013 View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of the Japanese and International Economies (2014)
    Working Paper (2013)

2004

  1. Productivity Effects of TVE Privatization: The Case Study of Garment and Metal-Casting Enterprises in the Greater Yangtze River Region
    A chapter in Governance, Regulation, and Privatization in the Asia-Pacific Region, 2004, pp 231-250 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
 
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