The Developing Economies

Volume 47, Number 3 (September 2009)

■ The Developing Economies Volume 47, Number 3 (September 2009)
■ B5
■ 105pp
■ September 2009

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CONTENTS
Special Issue: Industrial Competitiveness and Openness of Economies in Africa and Asia
Original Articles

Industrial Competitiveness and Openness of Economies in Africa and Asia: An Introduction / Frank L. BARTELS, Nobuya HARAGUCHI, Hiroshi Kan SATO, Anders ISAKSSON, and Tatsufumi YAMAGATA

Page 237-243

Foreign Direct Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Changing Location-Specific Advantages as Signals of Competitiveness / Frank L. BARTELS, Markus EICHER, Christopher BACHTROG, and Gorazd REZONJA

Page 244-278

Firm Efficiency and the Destination of Exports: Evidence from Kenyan Plant-Level Data / Mats GRANÉR and Anders ISAKSSONN

Page 279-306

Has Low Productivity Constrained the Competitiveness of African Firms? A Comparison of Kenyan and Bangladeshi Garment Farms / Takahiro FUKUNISHI

Page 307-339

Profitability and Diversity among Knitwear-Producing Firms in Bangladesh: The Prospects of a Labor-Intensive Industry in a Least Developed Country / Zaid BAKUHT, Tatsufumi YAMAGATA, and Mohammad YUNUS

Page 340-366

Book Reviews

Factions and Finance in China: Elite Conflict and Inflation by Victor C. Shih / Dali L. Yang

Page 367-369

Inequality and Public Policy in China edited by Björn A. Gustafsson, Li Shi, and Terry Sicular / Hiroko Uchimura

Page 369-371

Can Latin American Firms Compete? edited by Robert Grosse and Luiz F. Mesquita / Taeko Hoshino

Page 372-375

Reassembling Social Security: A Survey of Pensions and Healthcare Reforms in Latin America by Carmelo Mesa-Lago / Kanako Yamaoka

Page 375-379

The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia: Refugees, Boundaries, Histories by Vazira Fazila-Yacoobali Zamindar / Hiroshi Sato

Page 379-382