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Organised versus Unorganised Manufacturing Performance in the Post-Reform Period
This paper analyses the productivity performance of both the organised and unorganised segments of the Indian manufacturing sector using unit level data. Both partial and total factor productivityExpand
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Out of the Shadows?: The Informal Sector in Post-reform India
An important feature of the recent process of structural transformation in developing countries has been that the informal sector has remained an important element of manufacturing activity. In spiteExpand
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Technical Efficiency in the Informal Manufacturing Sector: Firm-level Evidence from an Indian State
The small and medium enterprise sector plays a pivotal role in the socio-economic development and growth of countries. But there is evidence that the firms in this sector are less efficient thanExpand
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Structure, Employment And Productivity Growth In The Indian Unorganized Manufacturing Sector: An Industry Level Analysis
  • S. Raj
  • Economics
  • 21 November 2011
The paper analyzes the size, growth and productivity performance of the unorganized manufacturing sector in India during the 1978–1979 to 2000–2001 period. The study shows evidence of an increase inExpand
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Dualism is a pervasive feature of the manufacturing sectors of less-developed countries, with large differences in productivity between the informal and the formal sectors. Policy distortions areExpand
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Joyful Learning? The Effects of a School Intervention on Learning Outcomes in Karnataka
We study the effect of a novel schooling intervention, known as Nali Kali, in the state of Karnataka in India targeted at government schools in rural areas, and especially at children from sociallyExpand
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Trends in regional industrial growth in India
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide a profile of regional industrial growth in wake of the competition among Indian states to accelerate the pace of industrialization. The resultsExpand
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Growth and productivity performance of small manufacturing enterprises (SMEs)
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the performance of small manufacturing enterprises (SMEs) in India during the pre‐reforms (prior to 1991) and reforms period (1991 onwards) withExpand
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