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Location of SEZs and Policy Benefits What Does the Data Say?

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  • Mukhopadhyay, Partha
  • Pradhan, Kanhu Charan

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This paper undertakes a more in-depth investigation into the location of SEZs, based on data available from the Ministry of Commerce. It builds upon early work in Mukhopadhyay (2008) which noted that not only are SEZs located mostly in a few states, even within these states, they are concentrated in a few districts, most of which had an above average rate of industrialisation.

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  • Mukhopadhyay, Partha & Pradhan, Kanhu Charan, 2009. "Location of SEZs and Policy Benefits What Does the Data Say?," MPRA Paper 24333, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    1. Antra Bhatt & Manas Puri & Andrea Appolloni, 2012. "SEZ Proliferation in India: Are the Objectives Being Realized?," Transition Studies Review, Springer;Central Eastern European University Network (CEEUN), vol. 19(1), pages 79-88, September.
    2. Tantri, Malini L., 2014. "Promises and paradoxes of SEZs expansion in India," Working Papers 331, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.

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    Keywords

    SEZ; India; Special Economic Zones;

    JEL classification:

    • O1 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development
    • A10 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - General
    • O14 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Industrialization; Manufacturing and Service Industries; Choice of Technology

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