THE EFFECTS OF ECONOMIC REFORMS ON MANUFACTURING DUALISM: EVIDENCE FROM INDIA

@article{Kathuria2013THEEO,
  title={THE EFFECTS OF ECONOMIC REFORMS ON MANUFACTURING DUALISM: EVIDENCE FROM INDIA},
  author={V. Kathuria and S. Raj and K. Sen},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Economics},
  year={2013},
  volume={41},
  pages={1240-1262}
}
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 are viewed as an important factor behind the prevalence of manufacturing dualism. We examine whether tariff reforms, industrial de-licensing and the withdrawal of reservation of products for small firms implemented since the mid-1980s have had any effects on efficiency differentials between informal and… Expand
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