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Factor Utilization in Indian Manufacturing: A Look at the World Bank Investment Climate Surveys Data

Ana M. Fernandes, Ariel Pakes

NBER Working Paper No. 14178
Issued in July 2008
NBER Program(s):   IO   PR

We use the World Bank Investment Climate Surveys data to analyze the employment of both labor and capital in Indian manufacturing. We focus on disparities among states in manufacturing employment patterns, and provide reduced form evidence of their relationship to both (i) institutional constraints, and (ii) productivity.

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Document Object Identifier (DOI): 10.3386/w14178

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