The aim of our research is to understand and quantify the developmental effects of special economic zones (SEZs) and similar policies pursued by developing countries, with a focus on both economic efficiency and inequality.

Latest Publications

Journal publications

Guopei Fang, Holger Görg, Aoife Hanley and Haiou Mao
Foreign Divestment – Crisis or Chance for China’s Innovation Edge?, China & World Economy, forthcoming.

Girma, Sourafel and Holger Görg.
Productivity effects of processing and ordinary export market entry: A time-varying treatments approach, Review of International Economics, published online (DOI: .

Aggarwal, Aradhna and Ari Kokko.
SEZs and Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Andhra Pradesh, India, International Journal of Emerging Markets, published online (DOI:



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