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Understanding the income and efficiency gap in Latin America and the Caribbean

Author: Jorge Thompson Araujo; Ekaterina Vostroknutova
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The World Bank Group, [2016]
Series: Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Understanding Latin America and the Caribbean's income gap.
Washington, D.C. : The World Bank Group, 2016
(DLC) 2015050534
Material Type: Government publication, International government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jorge Thompson Araujo; Ekaterina Vostroknutova
ISBN: 9781464804502 1464804508
OCLC Number: 949914699
Description: xxii, 231 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Executive summary --
Overview / Jorge Thompson Araujo, Ekaterina Vostroknutova, Konstantin M. Wacker, and Mateo Clavijo --
The Latin American efficiency gap --
Reconciling micro- and macro-based estimates of technology adoption lags in a model of endogenous technology adoption / Maya Eden and Ha Nguyen --
Structural change in Latin America : does the allocation of resources across sectors, products, and technologies explain the region's slow productivity growth? / Marc Schiffbauer, Hania Sahnoun, and Jorge Thompson Araujo --
Productivity convergence at firm level : new evidence from Americas / J. David Brown, Gustavo A. Crespi, Leonardo Iacovone A & Luca Marcolin --
Institutions and return to firms' innovation with a focus in Latin America / Ha Nguyen and Patricio A. Jaramillo --
Convergence, poverty, and macroeconomic volatility : a Latin American perspective / Konstantin M. Wacker --
List of boxes --
Table of figures.
Series Title: Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)
Responsibility: Jorge Thompson Araujo, Ekaterina Vostroknutova, Konstantin M. Wacker, and Mateo Clavijo, editors.

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