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Competitiveness: The Business of Growth

Listed author(s):
  • Javier Kapsoli
  • Arturo Galindo
  • Gustavo Márquez
  • Christian Daude
  • Alberto Melo
  • Margaret Miller
  • Tor Jansson
  • Carmen Pagés
  • Alejandro Micco
  • Alberto E. Chong
  • Miguel Székely
  • Jaime Millán
  • Eduardo Lora
  • Ernesto H. Stein
  • Natalia Pérez

Competing in the world economy does not automatically boost a nation's productivity and restructure its economy. Such progress requires mobilizing capital, employment, technology and knowledge. Opportunities beyond the business realm must be fully exploited to the benfit of society as a whole. The Report provides clear policy guidelines and priorities for both government and the private sector to foster competitiveness. It identifies each country's strengths and weaknesses and proposes strategies to increase productivity and improve access by businesses to productive resources.

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This book is provided by Inter-American Development Bank in its series IDB Publications (Books) with number 79262 and published in 2001-10.
ISBN: 9781886938960 ISBN: 9781931003001
Handle: RePEc:idb:idbbks:79262
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  1. Manuel Agosin & Roberto Machado, 2005. "Foreign Investment in Developing Countries: Does it Crowd in Domestic Investment?," Oxford Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 33(2), pages 149-162.
  2. Barro, Robert J & Lee, Jong-Wha, 2001. "International Data on Educational Attainment: Updates and Implications," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 53(3), pages 541-563, July.
  3. Ricardo Hausmann & Eduardo Fernández-Arias, 2000. "Foreign Direct Investment: Good Cholesterol?," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 6466, Inter-American Development Bank.
  4. Borensztein, E. & De Gregorio, J. & Lee, J-W., 1998. "How does foreign direct investment affect economic growth?1," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 45(1), pages 115-135, June.
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