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Working Paper

IDS working papers;50

Collective Efficiency and Increasing Returns

Published on 1 January 1997

Recent research on industrial clusters in developing countries has unearthed some notable success stories of small local enterprises growing fast and competing in export markets.

This Paper focuses on some conceptual and theoretical points which help to explain them. The discussion is conducted with a view to building a bridge to current mainstream economics.

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Schmitz, H. (1997) Collective Efficiency and Increasing Returns, IDS Wokring Paper 50, Brighton: IDS.

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Hubert Schmitz

Emeritus Fellow

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published by
IDS
authors
Schmitz, Hubert
journal
IDS Working Paper, issue 50
isbn
1 85864 116 0
language
English

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