Taye Mengistae

World Bank

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Washington, DC 20433

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

20

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Agency Theory and Executive Compensation: The Case of Chinese State-Owned Enterprises

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Jan 2003
Taye Mengistae and Lixin Colin Xu
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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CEO compensation, agency theory, relative performance model, SOEs, China

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The Impact of Business Environment and Economic Geography on Plant-Level Productivity: An Analysis of Indian Industry

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3664
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Aug 2005
Somik V. Lall and Taye Mengistae
World Bank and World Bank
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Productivity, business environment, economic geography, firm location

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Investment Climate and International Integration

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3323
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), World Bank - Research Department and World Bank
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Business Environment, Clustering, and Industry Location: Evidence from Indian Cities

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3675
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Aug 2005
Somik V. Lall and Taye Mengistae
World Bank and World Bank
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Business environment, agglomeration & clustering, firm location, industry

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Corruption, the Business Environment, and Small Business Growth in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4338
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Taye Mengistae and Maddalena Honorati
World Bank and Università Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
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Labor Markets, Labor Policies, Economic Growth, Access to Finance, Pro-Poor Growth and Inequality

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To Formalize or Not to Formalize? Comparisons of Microenterprise Data from Southern and East Africa

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Sep 2009
World Bank, World Bank, Center for Global Development and World Bank
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microenterprise, informal sector, Southern Africa, East Africa, formalization, regulations

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Indigenous Ethnicity and Entrepreneurial Success in Africa: Some Evidence from Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2534
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Taye Mengistae
World Bank
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Corruption, Business Environment, and Small Business Fixed Investment in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4356
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Taye Mengistae and Maddalena Honorati
World Bank and Università Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
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Access to Finance, Economic Theory & Research, Labor Policies, Emerging Markets, Labor Markets

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Microeconomic Consequences and Macroeconomic Causes of Foreign Direct Investment in Southern African Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5416
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Daniel Lederman, Taye Mengistae and Lixin Colin Xu
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region, World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Emerging Markets, Economic Theory & Research, Investment and Investment Climate, Foreign Direct Investment, Debt Markets

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Wage Rates and Job Queues: Does the Public Sector Overpay in Ethiopia?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2105
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Taye Mengistae
World Bank
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Mobility and Earnings in Ethiopia's Urban Labor Markets, 1994-2004

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4168
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Arne Bigsten, Taye Mengistae and Abebe Shimeles
University of Gothenburg, World Bank and Göteborg University
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Labor Markets, Labor Standards, Work & Working Conditions, Markets and Market Access, Labor Management and Relations

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Diagnosing Development Bottlenecks: China and India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5641
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Wei Li, Taye Mengistae and Lixin Colin Xu
affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Environmental Economics & Policies, Labor Policies, Labor Markets, Banks & Banking Reform, E-Business

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Export Orientation and Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa

IMF Working Paper No. 02/89
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 Jan 2006
Taye Mengistae and Catherine A. Pattillo
World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Division
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Exports, productivity, Africa, learning-by-exporting

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Market Access, Supplier Access, and Africa's Manufactured Exports: An Analysis of the Role of Geography and Institutions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3942
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ibrahim Elbadawi, Taye Mengistae and Albert Zeufack
World Bank - Economic Development Institute, World Bank and World Bank
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Free Trade,,Markets and Market Access, Economic Theory & Research, Access to Markets, Foreign Direct Investment

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Structural Transformation and Productivity Growth in Africa: Uganda in the 2000s

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7504
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George Washington University, World Bank, The World Bank, Africa Region and World Bank
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Economic Theory & Research, International Trade and Trade Rules, Economic Growth, Marketing, Private Sector Development Law, Consumption, Industrial Economics, Private Sector Economics, Fiscal & Monetary Policy

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Sources of Productivity Growth in Uganda: The Role of Interindustry and Intra-Industry Misallocation in the 2000s

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7909
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Dec 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, The World Bank, Africa Region and World Bank
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Technology Industry, Economic Theory & Research, Technology Innovation, Industrial Economics, Economic Growth

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Selection, Firm Turnover, and Productivity Growth: Do Emerging Cities Speed Up the Process?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8291
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Jan 2018
Patricia Jones, Taye Mengistae and Albert Zeufack
University of Oxford, World Bank and World Bank
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Industrial Economics, Technology Industry, Technology Innovation, Economic Theory & Research, Economic Growth

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Market Size, Sunk Costs of Entry, and Transport Costs: An Empirical Evaluation of the Impact of Demand-Side Factors versus Supply-Side Factors on Manufacturing Productivity

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8875
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Aug 2019
State University of New York at New Paltz, California State University, Fullerton, World Bank and World Bank
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Transport Services, Food & Beverage Industry, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, Pulp & Paper Industry, General Manufacturing, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, Common Carriers Industry, Construction Industry, International Trade and Trade Rules, Public Sector Administrative and Civil Service Reform, De Facto Governments, Democratic Government, Public Sector Administrative & Civil Service Reform, Administrative & Civil Service Reform, Information Technology

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Market Size, Sunk Costs of Entry, and Transport Costs An Empirical Evaluation of the Impact of Demand-Side Factors versus Supply-Side Factors on Manufacturing Productivity

World Bank Group Policy Research Working Paper 8875
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Jun 2019
University of Oxford, California State University, Fullerton, World Bank and World Bank
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Industry Studies-Manufacturing; Manufacturing and Service Industries; Industrialization; Microeconomic Analyses of Development

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Diagnosing Development Bottlenecks: China and India

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 73, Issue 6, pp. 722-752, 2011
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Nov 2011
Wei Li, Taye Mengistae and Lixin Colin Xu
Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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