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Working Papers

2021

  1. Changes in the Rural Economy in Bangladesh under COVID-19 Lockdown Measures: Evidence from a Phone Survey of Mahbub Hossain Sample Households
    ADBI Working Papers, Asian Development Bank Institute Downloads
  2. The Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Asia and Their Digitalization Responses
    ADBI Working Papers, Asian Development Bank Institute Downloads

2018

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

2015

  1. Sustained Impacts of Kaizen Training
    GRIPS Discussion Papers, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Downloads View citations (16)
    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 (6)
    See also Chapter (2013)
    Journal Article in Journal of the Japanese and International Economies (2014)
  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 (5)
    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 (2)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2012) Downloads View citations (7)
  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 (13)
    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 (7)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2011) Downloads View citations (10)

    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 Kiel) 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 Kiel) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics - The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal (2007-2020) (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

2021

  1. Impacts of management training on workers: Evidence from Central America and the Caribbean region
    Review of Development Economics, 2021, 25, (3), 1492-1514 Downloads

2020

  1. COVID-19 induced economic loss and ensuring food security for vulnerable groups: Policy implications from Bangladesh
    PLOS ONE, 2020, 15, (10), 1-20 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Investment behavior of MSMEs during the downturn periods: Empirical evidence from Vietnam
    Emerging Markets Review, 2020, 45, (C) Downloads
  3. Medium-Run Impacts of Management Training in Garment Clusters
    World Bank Economic Review, 2020, 34, (Supplement_1), S68-S71 Downloads View citations (1)

2019

  1. Short- and medium-run impacts of management training: An experiment in Tanzania
    World Development, 2019, 114, (C), 220-236 Downloads View citations (11)

2018

  1. The Role of Human Capital in Cluster†Based Industrial Development
    The Developing Economies, 2018, 56, (2), 104-116 Downloads View citations (5)

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 (4)

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 (16)
    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 (8)
    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 (7)
    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 (3)
  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 (11)
  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 (5)
    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 (78)
    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 View citations (1)
  6. Virtual Incubation in Industrial Clusters: A Case Study in Pakistan
    Journal of Development Studies, 2012, 48, (3), 377-392 Downloads View citations (12)
    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 (29)
    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 (2007-2020), 2011, 5, 1-26 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  3. Development of science and technology parks in China, 1988 - 2008
    Economics - The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal (2007-2020), 2011, 5, 1-25 Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Efficiency of Land Allocation through Tenancy Markets: Evidence from China
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2011, 59, (3), 485 - 510 Downloads View citations (50)
  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 (19)

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 (24)

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 (33)
  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 (9)

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 (36)

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 (14)

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 (39)

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 (10)
  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 (24)

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 (38)

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 (9)
  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 (12)
    Also in Agricultural Economics, 2000, 25, (1), 85-101 (2000) Downloads View citations (3)

Books

2014

  1. Cluster-Based Industrial Development
    Palgrave Macmillan Books, Palgrave Macmillan
    Also in Palgrave Macmillan Books, Palgrave Macmillan (2011)
    Palgrave Macmillan Books, Palgrave Macmillan (2006) View citations (1)

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

2016

  1. Emergence and Subsequent Development of Garment Clusters in Bangladesh and Tanzania
    Springer
  2. Toward a New Paradigm of the Long-Term Development of Industrial Districts
    Springer

2014

  1. Effects of Classroom and On-site Training in a Metalworking Cluster in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Palgrave Macmillan
  2. Improved Performance of Small but Trained Firms in a Metalworking Cluster in Nairobi, Kenya
    Palgrave Macmillan
  3. Increasing Interests in Management Training in a Knitwear Village in Hatay, Vietnam
    Palgrave Macmillan
  4. Innovation and Cluster Development
    Palgrave Macmillan
  5. Introduction
    Palgrave Macmillan
  6. Management and Innovations
    Palgrave Macmillan
  7. New Industrial Development Policy: Kaizen Management Training as a Key to Cluster-Based Development
    Palgrave Macmillan View citations (1)
  8. Self-Selection into Management Training Participation in the Garment Industry in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Palgrave Macmillan
  9. Spillover Effects of Management Training in a Garment Cluster in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Palgrave Macmillan

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 Working Paper (2013)
    Journal Article in Journal of the Japanese and International Economies (2014)

2011

  1. Conclusion: Towards the Design of Effective Industrial Development Policies
    Palgrave Macmillan
  2. International Knowledge Transfer in a Garment Cluster in Bangladesh
    Palgrave Macmillan
  3. Introduction: The Scope and Significance of the Study
    Palgrave Macmillan
  4. Misfired Promotion of the Export-Oriented Garment Industry in Ethiopia
    Palgrave Macmillan
  5. Overseas Vietnamese Traders in a Garment Cluster in Vietnam
    Palgrave Macmillan
  6. Petty Traders in a Garment Cluster in Kenya
    Palgrave Macmillan
  7. The Coping Strategy of the Electrical Fittings Industry in Pakistan
    Palgrave Macmillan
  8. The Move to the Formai Sector in the Metalwork Industry in Kenya
    Palgrave Macmillan
  9. The Product Ladder in the Steel Bar Industry in Vietnam
    Palgrave Macmillan
  10. The V-Shaped Growth in the Leather Shoe Industry in Ethiopia
    Palgrave Macmillan

2010

  1. The Community Mechanism of Contract Enforcement: What are the Differences between Rural Communities and Industrial Clusters?
    Palgrave Macmillan

2006

  1. An Inquiry into Merchant-Led Industrialization: The Garment Industries in Zhejiang and Hiroshima
    Palgrave Macmillan
  2. Innovation in Industrial Clusters: The Machine Tool Industry in Taichung and the Low-Voltage Electric Appliance Industry in Wenzhou
    Palgrave Macmillan
  3. Introduction
    Palgrave Macmillan
  4. The Changing Roles of Imitation and Innovation in Industrial Clusters: The Printed Circuit Board Industry in Northern Taiwan and Jiangsu Province
    Palgrave Macmillan
  5. The Development of Industrial Clusters in East Asia
    Palgrave Macmillan View citations (6)
  6. The Geography of Industrial Development in East Asia
    Palgrave Macmillan
  7. Towards an Endogenous Model of Industrial Development
    Palgrave Macmillan

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 231-247 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

Editor

  1. Asian Development Review (ADR)
    World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd.
 
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