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Drivers for diversification: firm productivity and export growth

Moono, Herryman (2016) Drivers for diversification: firm productivity and export growth. International Growth Centre Blog (21 Dec 2016). Blog.

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Abstract

During the past decade of relatively high copper prices, Zambia enjoyed high GDP growth rates but employment growth has been inadequate and narrowly concentrated. Growth rates have declined sharply since 2014 due in large part to declining copper prices which reduced exports and foreign exchange earnings while putting pressure on exchange rates. Given these developments, there is renewed interest and efforts to define and drive a robust economic diversification agenda.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://www.theigc.org/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2017 14:57
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2017 07:35
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81694

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