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Education and the Journey to the Core: Path-dependence or Leapfrogging?
(Asian Development Bank, 2014-03-01)
We use changes in indices of revealed comparative advantage to study whether export diversification is path-dependent (i.e., history matters), and whether it is more difficult to diversify into more sophisticated products; and whether education helps ...
Manufacturing Matters...but It’s the Jobs That Count
(Asian Development Bank, 2014-11-15)
This paper asks, first, whether today’s developing economies can achieve high-income status without first building large manufacturing sectors. We find that practically every economy that enjoys a high income today experienced a manufacturing employment ...
A Note on Competitiveness and Structural Transformation in Pakistan
(Asian Development Bank, 2007-12-01)
Jesus Felipe writes that the key to Pakistan’s development lies in its industrialization. This paper documents the level of industrialization of the country vis-a-vis other Asian countries and discusses analytical tools that should help policymakers ...