Research Papers

Can Better Management Sustain Growth in China and India?

By Nick Bloom and Rebecca Homkes

 

The economies of China and India have been booming – but do they have the quality of
corporate management to sustain growth over the longer term? Using CEP’s global survey of over 4,000 firms, Nick Bloom and Rebecca Homkes evaluate management practices in the two countries’ manufacturing sectors.

 

May 2008

 

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More Publications and Research Papers within the Subprogrammes:

 

Publications of the subprogramme 'Management'

 

Bloom, N. and J. Van Reenen. Measuring and explaining management practices across firms and countries. Quarterly Journal of Economics, November 2007.
Working Paper (R&R / submitted)

 

Bloom, N., Sadun, R. and J. Van Reenen. Americans do I.T. Better: US Multinationals and the Productivity Miracle. NBER Working Paper 13085. Submitted. Draft.

 

Sadun, R., Bloom, N., Genakos, C. and J. Van Reenen. Management and Organizational
Practices across Europe, the US and Asia. Draft.

 

Bloom, N., Sadun, R. and J. Van Reenen. Measuring and explaining decentralization across firms and countries. Working Paper

 

Sadun, R., Bloom, N., Draca, M. and J. Van Reenen. IT and organizational structure. Draft.


Explaining Product ivity and Growth in Europe, America and Asia, Prof. Tobias Kretschmer. Progress Report, March 2008 page 4.

 

Publications of the subprogramme 'Innovation'

 

Peters, B. Nothing's Gonna Stop Innovators Now: An Empirical Investigation on the 'Success breeds Success' Hypothesis. Discussion Paper. Forthcoming 04/2008.

 

Dobbelaere, S., Luttens, R. I. and B. Peters. Starting an R&D project under uncertainty.
Accepted for conference presentation at: 6th International Industrial Organization Conference (IIOC), 16-18/05/2008 in Arlington/Washington

 

Fryges, H., Gottschalk, S., Licht, G. and K. Müller. Hightech-Gründungen und Business Angels, Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Technologie (BMWi), Mannheim. Expertise. Download:
ftp://ftp.zew.de/pub/zew-docs/gutachten/businessangel-endbericht.pdf.
Draft.

 

Aschhoff, B. Who Gets the Money? The Dynamics of R&D Project Subsidies in Germany. Working Paper.

 

Ernst, C., Elschner, C. and G. Licht. The Impact of R&D Tax Incentives on R&D costs and Income Tax Burden in Europe. 2007. Draft Paper

 

Vopel, K. and G. Licht. Do German Courts like Europeans more than Germans?- A comparison of infringement cases of patent application at the German and the European Patent Office -?. 2007. Draft paper

 

Harhoff, D., Müller, E. and J. Van Reenen. How Effective are Different Types of R&D Activity Abroad for Technology Sourcing? ? Evidence from German Companies. Draft.

 

Publications of the subprogramme 'Information and Communication Technologies'


Kretschmer, T. and B. Gamharter. The role of product complexity and firm competency on the diffusion of user-customized systems. Forthcoming 2008 in Proceedings of the Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik, Munich

 

Kretschmer, T. Competing technologies in the database management systems market, CEP Discussion Paper 0737 and NET Institute Working Paper #05-17. Advanced Draft. To be submitted to Information Systems Research.

 

Grajek, M. and T. Kretschmer. Critical Mass. Advanced Draft. To be submitted to Management Science.

 

Mahr, F. and T. Kretschmer. An Integrative Framework for Identifying Horizontal and Vertical Complements to ICT Types. First draft. Submitted to the Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2008; to the 25th DRUID Celebration Conference 2008 and to the European Academy of Management 2008 Conference.

 

Doluca, H. and T. Kretschmer. Technology Adoption and Risk Preferences. First draft. Submitted to the 6th Annual International Industrial Organization Conference, Washington. Draft.

 

Bloom, N., Draca. M. and J. Van Reenen. Trade Induced Technical Change? The Impact of Chinese Imports on Technology and Employment. Draft Paper.


Explaining Product ivity and Growth in Europe, America and Asia, Prof. Tobias Kretschmer. Progress Report, March 2008 page 5.

 

Bertschek, I. and J. Meyer. Do older workers obstruct IT-enabled productivity? Firm-level Evidence from Germany. Working Paper.

 

Publications of the subprogramme 'Environment'

 

Martin, R. Businesses, productivity, employment and climate change. CEP Draft.


Bloom, N., Genakos, C., Martin, R. and R. Sadun. Management Practices and Energy Efficiency, CEP Draft.

 

Martin, R. Why is US Industry so Energy Intensive? Evidence from the UK. CEP Draft.


Oberndorfer, U., Boehringer, C., Moslener, U. and A. Ziegler. Clean and Productive? Evidence from the German Manufacturing Industry. Draft.

 

Publications of the subprogramme 'Globalisation'

 

Redding, S., Bernard, A. and P. Schott. Firms in International Trade. In Journal of Economic Perspectives, 21(3), pp. 105-130, 2007. Working Paper (R&R / submitted)

 

Alfaro, L. and A. Charlton. Growth and the Quality of Foreign Direct Investment: Is All FDI Equal? CEP Discussion Paper CEPDP0830, November 2007.

 

Alfaro, L. and A. Charlton. Intra-Industry Foreign Direct Investment. CEP Discussion Paper CEPDP0825, October 2007.

 

Alfaro L. and A. Charlton. International Financial Integration and Entrepreneurship. CEP
Discussion Paper CEPDP0755, October 2006.

 

Alfaro, L. and A. Charlton. Intra-Industry Foreign Direct Investment. NBER Working Paper 13447. Submitted to AER, R&R. Not yet resubmitted.

 

Alfaro, L. and A. Charlton. International Financial Integration and Entrepreneurship. NBER Working Paper 13118. Submitted to ReStud, R&R. Not yet resubmitted.

 

Alfaro, L. and A. Charlton. Growth and the Quality of Foreign Direct Investment: Is All FDI Equal? Submitted to JDE, R&R. Resubmitted awaiting response.