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High-growth firms : facts, fiction, and policy options for emerging economies

Author: Arti Grover Goswami; Denis Medvedev; Ellen Olafsen
Publisher: Washington, DC : World Bank Group, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Remarkably, a small fraction of firms account for most of the job and output creation in high-income and developing countries alike. Does this imply that the path to enabling more economic dynamism lies in selectively targeting high-potential firms? Or would pursuing broad-based reforms that minimize distortions be more effective? Inspired by these questions, this book presents new evidence on the incidence,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Goswami, Arti Grover, 1978-
High-growth firms.
Washington, DC : World Bank Group, [2019]
(OCoLC)1057306258
Material Type: Document, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arti Grover Goswami; Denis Medvedev; Ellen Olafsen
ISBN: 9781464813702 1464813701
OCLC Number: 1088407457
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 165 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Executive Summary; 1. The Appeal of High Growth; Definitions; Incidence; Job and Output Creation: The "80/20" Rule; Linkages and Spillovers; Annex 1A; Notes; References; 2. Facets of High-Growth Events; Size and Age; Sector and Location; Firms and Episodes; Annex 2A; Notes; References; 3. What Makes for High Growth?; Productivity; Innovation; Agglomeration and Firm Networks; Managerial Capabilities and Worker Skills; Global Linkages; Financial Development; Annex 3A; Notes; References 4. Searching for WinnersPrograms and Instruments to Support Firm Growth; Selection of Beneficiaries; Toward an Evidence-Based Approach to Supporting High Firm Growth; Annex 4A; Notes; References; List of Background Papers; Boxes; 1.1 National Firm Data versus Enterprise Surveys; 2.1 Firm Organization and High Growth; 3.1 Theories of Firm Growth; 3.2 Productivity and Demand over the Firm's Life Cycle; 3.3 Firms in Focus: Chaldal, Bangladesh; 3.4 Firms in Focus: Rappi, Colombia; 3.5 Firms in Focus: Beijing Genomics Institute, China; 3.6 Identifying Firm Leaders 3.7 Firms in Focus: AAA Growers, Kenya3.8 Firms in Focus: Hi-Tech Gears, India; 4.1 Communities, Networks, and Ecosystems; 4.2 National Programs to Support High Firm Growth in Mexico and South Africa; 4.3 Public Facilitation of Equity Finance; 4.4 Endeavor's Selection Process; 4.5 Measuring Cognitive Abilities; 4.6 Competitiveness Policy Evaluation Lab (ComPEL); 4.7 Cross-Border Incubation and Acceleration Initiatives; 4.8 Science, Technology, and Innovation Public Expenditure Reviews; Figures; ES. 1 Country Coverage of the Book; 1.1 Incidence of High Growth B1.1.1 HGF Incidence in National Data Sets and Enterprise Surveys1.2 HGF Incidence and Per Capita Income; 1.3 HGF Incidence and Industry Concentration or Growth; 1.4 HGFs Contribute Disproportionately to Employment Growth; 1.5 HGF Contributions to Employment Growth in Brazil and Mexico; 1.6 HGFs Account for the Majority of Growth in Sales; 1.7 Buying from or Supplying to HGFs Improves Firm Performance in Hungary; 2.1 HGFs Are More Likely to Be Young; 2.2 Most HGFs in Indonesia Are Medium-to-Large Firms; 2.3 HGFs Tend to Be Larger than Other Firms 2.4 HGFs in Turkey Are More Likely to Be Larger than Other Firms2.5 Large HGFs in Indonesia Create a Disproportionately Greater Number of Jobs; 2.6 HGFs in Hungary Are More Common in Knowledge-Intensive Sectors; 2.7 HGFs Are Found in High-Tech and Low-Tech Industries Alike; 2.8 HGFs in Indonesia Are More Common in High-Tech Manufacturing but also in Some Low-Tech; 2.9 More Entrepreneurship Translates into More HGFs across Brazilian States; 2.10 HGFs Are More Common in the North of Mexico and in Large Cities; 2.11 Reforms Increased the Concentration of HGFs in Ethiopia's Capital City
Responsibility: Arti Grover Goswami, Denis Medvedev, and Ellen Olafsen.

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Presents new evidence on the incidence, characteristics, and drivers of high-growth firms in developing countries, focusing on the extraordinary abilities of these firms to create jobs and output, as  Read more...

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