Options for Income-Enhancing Diversification in Burkina Faso

MPRA Paper No. 20928

53 Pages Posted: 12 Jun 2013

Date Written: November 24, 2009

Abstract

One of the objectives of this CEM was to identify the most promising products and conduct competitiveness diagnostic. The products list is summarized in Table 1 below. Competitiveness, in this report, is seen as a combination of productivity and costs, and the second section of the CEM presents industry chapters that systematically benchmarks Burkina’s competitiveness performance against its main competitors. Sectoral chapters also explore reforms achieved and their impact on productivity, list remaining bottlenecks and opportunities and discuss possible emulation from other countries.

Keywords: Burkina Faso, Exports, Product Space, Economic Diversification, Economig Growth

JEL Classification: O55, O25, O38, O12

Suggested Citation

Chandra, Vandana and Osorio-Rodarte, Israel, Options for Income-Enhancing Diversification in Burkina Faso (November 24, 2009). MPRA Paper No. 20928, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2277016

Vandana Chandra

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Israel Osorio-Rodarte (Contact Author)

World Bank ( email )

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