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From natural resources to the knowledge economy : trade and job quality, David de Ferranti ... [et al.]

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From natural resources to the knowledge economy : trade and job quality
Title
From natural resources to the knowledge economy
Title remainder
trade and job quality
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David de Ferranti ... [et al.]
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Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication level undetermined
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HF3230.5.Z5.D31
Literary form
non fiction
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De Ferranti, David M
Series statement
World Bank Latin American and Caribbean studies
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  • Labor supply
  • Occupations
  • Latin America
  • Latin America
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From natural resources to the knowledge economy : trade and job quality, David de Ferranti ... [et al.]
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Acronyms and Abbreviations
  • Ch. 1.
  • Introduction and Summary.
  • p. 1
  • What Should Countries Rich in Natural Resources Do to Grow Faster and Improve the Quality of Their Jobs?.
  • p. 2
  • Answering Old and New Concerns about Trade.
  • p. 5
  • Lessons from Successful Natural Resource-Rich Countries: Play to Your Strengths.
  • p. 6
  • Building New Areas of Comparative Advantage.
  • p. 8
  • Are the New Jobs Good Jobs?.
  • p. 9
  • Ch. 2.
  • Comparative Advantage, Diversification, and Intra-Industry Trade: Determinants and Consequences.
  • p. 13
  • New Trade Theories, New Endowments, and New Patterns of Trade.
  • p. 13
  • New Factor Endowments: Industrial Clusters, Logistics Costs, and ICT and Knowledge.
  • p. 15
  • Comparative Advantage: Facts from LAC.
  • p. 20
  • Regional Average since the Early 1980s.
  • p. 23
  • Are Traditional Endowments Destiny?.
  • p. 30
  • Trade and Endowments.
  • p. 31
  • Econometric Evidence.
  • p. 33
  • Export Diversification and IIT: Where Are We and Does It Matter?.
  • p. 38
  • Export Diversification and IIT in LAC.
  • p. 38
  • Ch. 3.
  • It's Not Just What You Produce, But How: Lessons from Comparative History.
  • p. 49
  • Lesson from History: Play to Your Strengths.
  • p. 49
  • Total Factor Productivity Growth and Development.
  • p. 52
  • Knowledge and Natural Resources: A Proven Recipe for Growth.
  • p. 53
  • Two Final Concerns.
  • p. 59
  • Why Was Latin America's Experience So Disappointing?.
  • p. 61
  • Distribution.
  • p. 64
  • Education and Technical Capacity.
  • p. 65
  • Disruptive Industrialization in the Postwar Period.
  • p. 66
  • Are the Successful Models Replicable? The Death of Distance, Fragmentation, and First-Mover Advantages.
  • p. 70
  • Ch. 4.
  • Recent LAC Experiences: The Role of Knowledge and Institutions.
  • p. 75
  • Chile's Agricultural Performance: The Case of Fresh Fruits Exports.
  • p. 76
  • Econometric Results.
  • p. 76
  • Net Rates of Protection.
  • p. 77
  • Research and Development in Chilean Agriculture.
  • p. 78
  • Argentina's and Uruguay's Export Diversification after Liberalization.
  • p. 82
  • Brazil's Reforms, Manufacturing Productivity, and EMBRAER.
  • p. 89
  • Exports and Foreign Investment in Central American Countries: Tax Incentives, Institutions, or Human Capital?.
  • p. 92
  • Impact of NAFTA on Mexico's Trade Structure.
  • p. 104
  • Tourism and Development in the Caribbean.
  • p. 113
  • Ch. 5.
  • How We Work: Job Quality in Emerging Sectors.
  • p. 121
  • Employment.
  • p. 121
  • Wages and Distribution.
  • p. 124
  • Informality.
  • p. 132
  • New Jobs from Trade: Opportunity or Exploitation?.
  • p. 145
  • Conclusion: How Can We Continue to Raise Job Quality?.
  • p. 159
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 165
  • Annex: Selected Figures from Chapters 2, 3, and 4.
  • p. 179
Control code
l82001046929
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xii, 186 p
Isbn
9780821350096
Lccn
2001046929
Other physical details
ill.
Label
From natural resources to the knowledge economy : trade and job quality, David de Ferranti ... [et al.]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Acronyms and Abbreviations
  • Ch. 1.
  • Introduction and Summary.
  • p. 1
  • What Should Countries Rich in Natural Resources Do to Grow Faster and Improve the Quality of Their Jobs?.
  • p. 2
  • Answering Old and New Concerns about Trade.
  • p. 5
  • Lessons from Successful Natural Resource-Rich Countries: Play to Your Strengths.
  • p. 6
  • Building New Areas of Comparative Advantage.
  • p. 8
  • Are the New Jobs Good Jobs?.
  • p. 9
  • Ch. 2.
  • Comparative Advantage, Diversification, and Intra-Industry Trade: Determinants and Consequences.
  • p. 13
  • New Trade Theories, New Endowments, and New Patterns of Trade.
  • p. 13
  • New Factor Endowments: Industrial Clusters, Logistics Costs, and ICT and Knowledge.
  • p. 15
  • Comparative Advantage: Facts from LAC.
  • p. 20
  • Regional Average since the Early 1980s.
  • p. 23
  • Are Traditional Endowments Destiny?.
  • p. 30
  • Trade and Endowments.
  • p. 31
  • Econometric Evidence.
  • p. 33
  • Export Diversification and IIT: Where Are We and Does It Matter?.
  • p. 38
  • Export Diversification and IIT in LAC.
  • p. 38
  • Ch. 3.
  • It's Not Just What You Produce, But How: Lessons from Comparative History.
  • p. 49
  • Lesson from History: Play to Your Strengths.
  • p. 49
  • Total Factor Productivity Growth and Development.
  • p. 52
  • Knowledge and Natural Resources: A Proven Recipe for Growth.
  • p. 53
  • Two Final Concerns.
  • p. 59
  • Why Was Latin America's Experience So Disappointing?.
  • p. 61
  • Distribution.
  • p. 64
  • Education and Technical Capacity.
  • p. 65
  • Disruptive Industrialization in the Postwar Period.
  • p. 66
  • Are the Successful Models Replicable? The Death of Distance, Fragmentation, and First-Mover Advantages.
  • p. 70
  • Ch. 4.
  • Recent LAC Experiences: The Role of Knowledge and Institutions.
  • p. 75
  • Chile's Agricultural Performance: The Case of Fresh Fruits Exports.
  • p. 76
  • Econometric Results.
  • p. 76
  • Net Rates of Protection.
  • p. 77
  • Research and Development in Chilean Agriculture.
  • p. 78
  • Argentina's and Uruguay's Export Diversification after Liberalization.
  • p. 82
  • Brazil's Reforms, Manufacturing Productivity, and EMBRAER.
  • p. 89
  • Exports and Foreign Investment in Central American Countries: Tax Incentives, Institutions, or Human Capital?.
  • p. 92
  • Impact of NAFTA on Mexico's Trade Structure.
  • p. 104
  • Tourism and Development in the Caribbean.
  • p. 113
  • Ch. 5.
  • How We Work: Job Quality in Emerging Sectors.
  • p. 121
  • Employment.
  • p. 121
  • Wages and Distribution.
  • p. 124
  • Informality.
  • p. 132
  • New Jobs from Trade: Opportunity or Exploitation?.
  • p. 145
  • Conclusion: How Can We Continue to Raise Job Quality?.
  • p. 159
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 165
  • Annex: Selected Figures from Chapters 2, 3, and 4.
  • p. 179
Control code
l82001046929
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xii, 186 p
Isbn
9780821350096
Lccn
2001046929
Other physical details
ill.

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