India's first coastal economic corridor can help unify the country's domestic market, integrate its economy with Asia's global value chains, and support the Made in India initiative to spur manufacturing.
This paper examines how the size of Indian manufacturing establishments in terms of employment is distributed and provides evidence on how labor regulations may be contributing to this size distribution.
To close significant income and nonincome development gaps around the world, governments must go beyond policies that simply increase economic growth. They have to include policies that close nonincome development gaps directly.
This paper examine the role of trade liberalization in accounting for increasing wage inequality in the Philippines from 1994 to 2000—a period over which trade protection declined and inequality increased dramatically.