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Product quality, productive efficiency, and international technology diffusion

Aart Kraay

Product quality, productive efficiency, and international technology diffusion

evidence from plant-level panel data

by Aart Kraay

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Published by World Bank, Development Research Group, Macroeconomics and Growth, and, Trade. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Colombia,
  • Mexico,
  • Morocco
    • Subjects:
    • Quality of products -- Effect of technology transfer on -- Colombia -- Econometric models.,
    • Quality of products -- Effect of technology transfer on -- Mexico -- Econometric models.,
    • Quality of products -- Effect of technology transfer on -- Morocco -- Econometric models.,
    • Industrial efficiency -- Effect of technology transfer on -- Colombia -- Econometric models.,
    • Industrial efficiency -- Effect of technology transfer on -- Mexico -- Econometric models.,
    • Industrial efficiency -- Effect of technology transfer on -- Morocco -- Econometric models.

    • About the Edition

      In Colombia, Mexico, and Morocco, firms" past exposure to foreign knowledge through exports, imported imputs, and foreign direct investment does not help to predict current product quality or productive efficiency.

      Edition Notes

      StatementAart Kraay, Isidro Soloaga, James Tybout.
      GenreEconometric models.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 2759, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 2759.
      ContributionsSoloaga, Isidro., Tybout, James R., 1953-, World Bank. Development Research Group. Macroeconomics and Growth., World Bank. Development Research Group. Trade.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3669003M
      LC Control Number2002615741

      NBER Working Paper No. Issued in January , Revised in October NBER Program(s):Economic Fluctuations and Growth, Productivity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. We study how innovation and technology diffusion interact to endogenously determine the shape of the productivity distribution and generate aggregate by: 9. The list of structural obstacles to diffusion is long. However, this report shows that four factors are key to more effective diffusion. First, global connections need to be extended, via trade, FDI, participation in GVCs and the international mobility of skilled labour. Second, firms – especially new entrants –should beFile Size: 3MB.

      Download: Download full-size image Varun Grover is a professor of Information Systems and Business Partnership Foundation Fellow at the Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. He holds a B. Tech. in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, an MBA from SIUC, and a Ph.D. degree in MIS from the University of by: Productivity describes various measures of the efficiency of , a productivity measure is expressed as the ratio of an aggregate output to a single input or an aggregate input used in a production process, i.e. output per unit of input, typically over a specific period of time. Most common example is the (aggregate) labour productivity measure, e.g., such as GDP per worker.

      8. 'Productive efficiency' refers to: A. the use of the least-cost method of production. B. the production of the product-mix most wanted by society. C. the full employment of all available resources. D. production, at some point, inside of the production possibilities curve. In the most general terms, innovation is the introduction of a new idea (Mish, ). This introduction entails the production of new information and the diffusion of that information to people who can use it to solve problems, to see the world in a new way, or to enhance .


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Product Quality, Productive Efficiency, and International Technology Diffusion: Evidence from Plant-Level Panel Data Aart Kraay The World Bank Isidro Soloaga The World Bank James Tybout Pennsylvania State University and NBER July 6, This paper is part of the World Bank-funded research project “Micro Foundations of International.

Get this from a library. Product quality, productive efficiency, and international technology diffusion: evidence from plant-level panel data. [Aart Kraay; Isidro Soloaga; James R Tybout; World Bank.

Development Research Group. Macroeconomics and Growth.; World Bank. Development Research Group. Trade.] -- In Colombia, Mexico, and Morocco, firms' past exposure to foreign knowledge.

Product quality, productive efficiency, and international technology diffusion: evidence from plant-level panel data (English) Abstract. What mechanisms most frequently transmit foreign technologies to developing country firms.

Do these foreign technologies affect both productive efficiency and product quality in the recipient firms?Cited by: "Product quality, productive efficiency, and international technology diffusion: evidence from plant-level panel data," Policy Research Working Paper SeriesThe World Bank.

Handle: RePEc:wbk:wbrwps Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper surveys what is known about the extent of international technology diffusion and channels through which technology spreads.

Productivity differences explain much of the variation in incomes across countries, and technology plays a key role in determining productivity.

The and international technology diffusion book of worldwide technical change is determined largely by international Cited by: 11 - Product Quality, Productive Efficiency, and International Technology Diffusion:Evidence from Plant-Level Panel Data 12 - Market Discipline and Corporate Efficiency- Evidence from Bulgaria Product quality, productive efficiency, and international technology diffusion: evidence from plant-level panel data (English) See More + WPS Policy Research Working Productive efficiency The World Bank economic review 16 (3) (English) See More + Publication: A firm's-eye view of policy and fiscal reforms in Cameroon.

“Product Quality, Productive Efficiency, and International Technology Diffusion: Evidence from Plant-level Panel Data,” with Aart Kraay and Isidro Soloaga, in Bernard Hoekman and Beata Smarzynska Javorcik, eds., Global Integration and Technology Transfer.

New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, Product Quality, Productive Efficiency, and International Technology Diffusion: Evidence from Plant-Level Panel Data Kraay, Aart; Soloaga, Isidro; Tybout, James () What mechanisms most frequently transmit foreign technologies to developing country firms.

International technology diffusion and productivity Saon Ray ξ TERI University, New DelhiIndia Abstract: This paper analyses the productivity growth of a panel of 26 Indian manufacturing industries for the period to The role of production factor quality and technology diffusion in 20 th century productivity growth 1 In this paper we estimate the role of quality-adjusted production factors and technology diffusion in (labor and product market regulations, quality of the legal system, political system, etc.) as well as relative factor endowment and.

This book is an update of the publication of The Measurement of Productive Efficiency: Techniques and Applications. The same editors have here compiled over ten years of the most recent. International technology transfer: issues and policy options / prepared by Frances Stewart The Political economy of international technology transfer / edited by John R.

McIntyre and Daniel S. Papp First International Conference on Technology for DevelopmentCanberra, 24. choose to innovate, adopt technology, or produce with their existing technology. Costly adoption creates a spread between the best and worst technologies concurrently used to produce similar goods.

The balance of adoption and innovation determines the shape of the distribution; innovation stretches the distribution, while adoption compresses it. lays the theoretical foundation for the measurement of productive efficiency. It provides definitions of alternative notions of productive efficiency, and it provides corresponding measures of efficiency.

Section offers a brief introduction to alternative techniques that have been developed to File Size: KB. the mechanism of international technology diffusion for energy productivity growth.

We draw on the Solow growth model to build a benchmark exogenous framework to explore the basic mechanism of energy technology diffusion. This exogenous model is then extended to. Reading Time: 3 minutes Advancements in technology have had a profound affect on the efficiency and operations of product distribution.

By introducing technical systems and technology-based processes into product distribution models, order fulfillment companies can benefit from significant improvements to efficiency, workflow, and at the end of the day, the bottom line.

Intra-industry trade, for example, is known to lead to great technology diffusion because the importing country already has an industrial readiness for employing new technology. Moreover, globalized supply and value chains generally accelerate the spread of new ideas, technology and production methodologies, partly because partners in these.

Abstract: Productivity differences across countries determine patterns of international trade—hence, comparative advantage. We use a multi-industry model of international trade to estimate a measure of industry productivity.

We then quantify the effect that domestic innovation and technology diffusion have in explaining differences in productivity across countries and industries.

TECHNOLOGY DIFFUSION. Henry Ford's great River Rouge automobile plant was a model of productive efficiency through mass standardization. and quality system registration are the key elements of the U.S. and international conformity assessment systems. Each of these elements figures prominently in the overall impact of standards on U.S.

Technology Diffusion and Productivity Growth in Health Care found evidence of a positive association between quality and efficiency and hospitals are also well managed by international.technology and innovation development.

Malaysia encourages the wide diffusion and use of science and technology to optimize the quality of life and to ensure higher standards of living for the nation including wide usage in manufacturing companies (The Ninth Malaysia Plan, ).

It is one of the Malaysian. The twentieth century was a period of exceptional growth, driven mainly by the increase in total factor productivity (TFP). Using a database of 17 OECD countries over the – period, this paper integrates production factor quality into the measure of TFP, namely by factoring the level of education of the working-age population into the measure of labor and the age of equipment in the Cited by: 5.