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Evolution and Sectoral Competitiveness of the Brazilian Manufacturing Industry  

Paulo César Morceiro

Print publication date:
Oct 2018
Online publication date:
Aug 2018
Production and employment in the Brazilian manufacturing industry grew significantly in the decade from 2004 to 2013, but the technological intensity of production activities declined. ... More

Local Competitiveness Fostered through Local Institutions for Entrepreneurship  

Martin Andersson and Magnus Henrekson

Print publication date:
Sep 2015
Online publication date:
Oct 2015
This chapter assesses the role local institutional framework conditions play in fostering local entrepreneurship. The basic premise is that entrepreneurship is a central driver of economic ... More

Manufacturing, Services, and the Productivity Gap  

Jorge Arbache

Print publication date:
Oct 2018
Online publication date:
Aug 2018
This chapter examines a little explored and yet important aspect of the poor productivity in Brazil: the performance of the service sector. It shows evidence that the meager long-term ... More

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