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What Explains the Productivity Decline in Manufacturing in the Nineties in India?

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This paper uses the data envelopment analysis (DEA) based Malmquist productivity index to estimate total factor productivity growth (TFPG), technical change, and efficiency change for a panel of firms during the period 1991 to 2001 in 26 Indian manufacturing industries. The paper then analyses the factors explaining productivity growth, technical change and efficiency change using a Tobit regression for each industry.

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  • Saon Ray, 2014. "What Explains the Productivity Decline in Manufacturing in the Nineties in India?," Working Papers id:6280, eSocialSciences.
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