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Efficiency and productivity in the Indian unorganized manufacturing sector: did reforms matter?

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  • Rajesh Natarajan

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  • Malathy Duraisamy

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Article provided by Springer in its journal International Review of Economics.

Volume (Year): 55 (2008)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
Pages: 373-399

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Handle: RePEc:spr:inrvec:v:55:y:2008:i:4:p:373-399

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Keywords: Total factor productivity; Efficiency; Unorganized manufacturing; Reforms; Indian states; D24; O47; R11;

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