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Abdul Azeez Erumban

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First Name:Abdul Azeez
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Last Name:Erumban
RePEc Short-ID:per21
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Terminal Degree:2008 Groningen Growth and Development Centre (GGDC); Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde; Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (from RePEc Genealogy)


(3%) The Conference Board

New York City, New York (United States)
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(97%) Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

Groningen, Netherlands
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  1. Abdul A. Erumban & Gaaitzen de Vries, 2021. "Industrialization in developing countries: is it related to poverty reduction?," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2021-172, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  2. Bart van Ark & Klaas de Vries & Abdul Erumban, 2021. "Productivity and the Pandemic - Short-Term Disruptions and Long-Term Implications. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on productivity dynamics by industry," Working Papers 007, The Productivity Institute.
  3. Bart van Ark & Klaas de Vries & Abdul Erumban, 2020. "How to not miss a productivity revival once again?," National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) Discussion Papers 518, National Institute of Economic and Social Research.
  4. Bart van Ark & Klaas de Vries & Abdul Erumban, 2019. "Productivity & Innovation Competencies in the Midst of the Digital Transformation Age: A EU-US Comparison," European Economy - Discussion Papers 119, Directorate General Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN), European Commission.
  5. K. L. Krishna & Bishwanath Goldar & Suresh Chand Aggarwal & Deb Kusum Das & Abdul A. Erumban & Pilu Chandra Das, 2018. "Productivity Growth and Levels - A comparison of Formal and Informal Manufacturing in India," Working papers 291, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics.
  6. K L Krishna & Abdul A Erumban & Bishwanath Goldar & Deb Kusum Das & Suresh Chand Aggarwal & Pilu Chandra Das, 2018. "ICT investment and economic growth in India: An industry perspective," Working papers 284, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics.
  7. K L Krishna & Suresh Chand Aggarwal & Bishwanath Goldar & Deb Kusum Das & Abdul A Erumban & Pilu Chandra Das, 2018. "Trends and Patterns in Labour Quality in India at Sectoral Level," Working papers 285, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics.
  8. K L Krishna & Deb Kusum Das & Abdul A Erumban & Suresh Aggarwal & Pilu Chandra Das, 2016. "Productivity Dynamics In India’S Service Sector: An Industry-Level Perspective," Working papers 261, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics.
  9. K L Krishna & Suresh Aggarwal & Abdul A Erumban & Deb Kusum Das, 2016. "Structural Changes in Employment in India, 1980-2011," Working papers 262, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics.
  10. Vries, Gaaitzen J. de & Stehrer, Robert & Los, Bart & Erumban, Abdul Azeez & Timmer, Marcel, 2013. "Slicing Up Global Value Chains," GGDC Research Memorandum GD-135, Groningen Growth and Development Centre, University of Groningen.
  11. Marcel Timmer & Abdul A. Erumban & Reitze Gouma & Bart Los & Umed Temurshoev & Gaaitzen J. de Vries & I–aki Arto & Valeria Andreoni AurŽlien Genty & Frederik Neuwahl & JosŽ M. Rueda?Cantuche & Joseph , 2012. "The World Input-Output Database (WIOD): Contents, Sources and Methods," IIDE Discussion Papers 20120401, Institue for International and Development Economics.
  12. Moreno-Monroy, Ana Isabel & Pieters, Janneke & Erumban, Abdul Azeez, 2012. "Subcontracting and the Size and Composition of the Informal Sector: Evidence from Indian Manufacturing," IZA Discussion Papers 6785, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  13. Voskoboynikov, I. & Timmer, M.P. & Vries, G.J. de & Erumban, A. A. & Wu H.X., 2011. "Deconstructing the BRICs: Structural Transformation and Aggregate Productivity Growth," GGDC Research Memorandum GD-121, Groningen Growth and Development Centre, University of Groningen.
  14. Bart van Ark & Abdul Azeez Erumban & Vivian Chen & Utsav Kumar, 2009. "the Cost Competitiveness of the Manufacturing Sector in China and India: An Industry and Regional Perspective," Economics Program Working Papers 09-02, The Conference Board, Economics Program.
  15. Sean Dougherty & Richard Herd & Thomas Chalaux & Abdul Erumban, 2008. "India's Growth Pattern and Obstacles to Higher Growth," OECD Economics Department Working Papers 623, OECD Publishing.
  16. Bart Van Ark & Abdul Azeez Erumban & Vivian Chen & Utsav Kumar, 2008. "The Cost Competitiveness of Manufacturing in China and India - An Industry and Regional Perspective," Macroeconomics Working Papers 22268, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
  17. Erumban, Abdul A., 2007. "Productivity and Unit Labor Cost in Indian Manufacturing: A Comparative Perspective," GGDC Research Memorandum 200796, Groningen Growth and Development Centre, University of Groningen.
  18. KK Subrahmanian, 2007. "Industrial Growth in Kerala: Trends and Explanations," Working Papers id:1003, eSocialSciences.
  19. Erumban, Abdul Azeez, 2006. "Lifetimes of Machinery and Equipment. Evidence from Dutch Manufacturing," GGDC Research Memorandum GD-87, Groningen Growth and Development Centre, University of Groningen.
  20. Erumban, Abdul Azeez & Jong, Simon B. de, 2005. "Cross-country differences in ICT adoption. A consequence of Culture?," Research Report 05C01, University of Groningen, Research Institute SOM (Systems, Organisations and Management).
  21. E. Abdul Azeez, 2002. "Economic reforms and industrial performance: An analysis of capacity utilisation in Indian manufacturing," Centre for Development Studies, Trivendrum Working Papers 334, Centre for Development Studies, Trivendrum, India.


  1. Abdul A. Erumban, 2023. "The Falling Productivity in West Asian Arab Countries Since the 1980s: Causes, Consequences, and Cures," International Productivity Monitor, Centre for the Study of Living Standards, vol. 44, pages 89-119, Fall.
  2. Klaas Vries & Abdul Erumban & Bart Ark, 2021. "Productivity and the pandemic: short-term disruptions and long-term implications," International Economics and Economic Policy, Springer, vol. 18(3), pages 541-570, July.
  3. van Ark, Bart & de Vries, Klaas & Erumban, Abdul, 2021. "How To Not Miss A Productivity Revival Once Again," National Institute Economic Review, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, vol. 255, pages 9-24, February.
  4. Deb Kusum Das & Abdul Azeez Erumban & Jagannath Mallick, 2021. "Economic Growth In India During 1950–2015: Nehruvian Socialism To Market Capitalism," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 35(3), pages 926-951, July.
  5. Deb Kusum Das & Suresh Chand Aggarwal & Abdul Azeez Erumban & Pilu Chandra Das, 2019. "What is new about India’s economic growth? An industry level productivity perspective," Indian Growth and Development Review, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, vol. 13(1), pages 11-36, June.
  6. Erumban, Abdul Azeez & Das, Deb Kusum & Aggarwal, Suresh & Das, Pilu Chandra, 2019. "Structural change and economic growth in India," Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Elsevier, vol. 51(C), pages 186-202.
  7. Bishwanath Goldar & K. L. Krishna & Suresh Chand Aggarwal & Deb Kusum Das & Abdul Azeez Erumban & Pilu Chandra Das, 2017. "Productivity growth in India since the 1980s: the KLEMS approach," Indian Economic Review, Springer, vol. 52(1), pages 37-71, December.
  8. Erumban, Abdul A. & Das, Deb Kusum, 2016. "Information and communication technology and economic growth in India," Telecommunications Policy, Elsevier, vol. 40(5), pages 412-431.
  9. Marcel P. Timmer & Abdul Azeez Erumban & Bart Los & Robert Stehrer & Gaaitzen J. de Vries, 2014. "Slicing Up Global Value Chains," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 28(2), pages 99-118, Spring.
  10. Ana Moreno-Monroy & Janneke Pieters & Abdul Erumban, 2014. "Formal sector subcontracting and informal sector employment in Indian manufacturing," IZA Journal of Labor & Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 3(1), pages 1-17, December.
  11. Abdul Azeez Erumban & Marcel P. Timmer, 2012. "The dark side of creative destruction: innovation and retirement of capital," Industrial and Corporate Change, Oxford University Press and the Associazione ICC, vol. 21(5), pages 1149-1174, October.
  12. de Vries, Gaaitzen J. & Erumban, Abdul A. & Timmer, Marcel P. & Voskoboynikov, Ilya & Wu, Harry X., 2012. "Deconstructing the BRICs: Structural transformation and aggregate productivity growth," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(2), pages 211-227.
  13. Abdul Azeez Erumban, 2008. "Lifetimes Of Machinery And Equipment: Evidence From Dutch Manufacturing," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 54(2), pages 237-268, June.
  14. Abdul Azeez Erumban, 2008. "Rental Prices, Rates of Return, Capital Aggregation and Productivity: Evidence from EU and US," CESifo Economic Studies, CESifo Group, vol. 54(3), pages 499-533, September.
  15. Erumban, Abdul Azeez & de Jong, Simon B., 2006. "Cross-country differences in ICT adoption: A consequence of Culture?," Journal of World Business, Elsevier, vol. 41(4), pages 302-314, December.
  16. Abdul Azeez, 2001. "Utilization of optimal capacity in Indian manufacturing, 1974-1996," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(9), pages 623-628.


  1. Abdul A. Erumban, 2020. "An Analysis of Global Value Chain Incomes in Indian Industries," India Studies in Business and Economics, in: Suresh Chand Aggarwal & Deb Kusum Das & Rashmi Banga (ed.), Accelerators of India's Growth—Industry, Trade and Employment, pages 29-49, Springer.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 12 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-EFF: Efficiency and Productivity (6) 2003-11-23 2016-10-23 2018-10-08 2020-01-13 2020-11-23 2021-08-23. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (4) 2008-08-14 2010-10-02 2018-07-23 2020-11-23
  3. NEP-CWA: Central and Western Asia (3) 2008-08-14 2010-10-02 2021-12-20
  4. NEP-DEV: Development (3) 2008-08-14 2018-07-23 2021-12-20
  5. NEP-TID: Technology and Industrial Dynamics (3) 2016-10-23 2018-07-23 2020-01-13
  6. NEP-ICT: Information and Communication Technologies (2) 2018-07-23 2020-11-23
  7. NEP-IUE: Informal and Underground Economics (2) 2012-09-30 2018-10-08
  8. NEP-EEC: European Economics (1) 2020-11-23
  9. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (1) 2020-01-13
  10. NEP-GRO: Economic Growth (1) 2021-12-20
  11. NEP-INO: Innovation (1) 2020-11-23
  12. NEP-ISF: Islamic Finance (1) 2021-08-23
  13. NEP-PAY: Payment Systems and Financial Technology (1) 2020-01-13
  14. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2021-12-20
  15. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2008-08-14


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