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The impact of China–Africa trade on the productivity of African firms: evidence from Ghana

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Using firm- and industry-level panel data, this study investigates the impact of the Ghana–China trade on labour productivity of Ghanaian manufacturing firms and compares it to the impact induced by the trade of Ghana with the OECD. The main findings suggest that the productivity effect in Ghanaian manufacturing firms triggered by engaging in international trade activities is contingent upon the industrial competitive advantage and the trading partners. The empirical results show that trading...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1057/s41287-021-00381-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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ORCID:
0000-0002-2289-7379
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
European Journal of Development Research Journal website
Volume:
34
Pages:
869-896
Publication date:
2021-04-09
Acceptance date:
2021-02-11
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EISSN:
1743-9728
ISSN:
0957-8811
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1173079
Local pid:
pubs:1173079
Deposit date:
2022-01-17

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