* 8 Results enter search term Search Reset filter Suchfilter Content Type Publications (8) Topics Asia (4) Foreign investment (4) Africa (3) Infrastructure investment (3) Productivity (3) Employment creation (2) Global production networks (2) Local spillovers (2) Export promotion (1) Germany (1) Poverty reduction (1) Show more Publication Type Policy Brief (3) Working Paper (3) Policy Study (2) Experts Alina Mulyukova (2) Aradhna Aggarwal (2) Holger Görg (2) Nana Yaw Agyeman Owusu (2) Saskia Meuchelböck (2) Vera Acheampong (2) Charles Godfred Ackah (1) Frauke Steglich (1) Klaus-Jürgen Gern (1) Nina Kupzig (1) Robert Darko Osei (1) Show more Date Last Month Last Year Select Period start date to end date Sort by Relevance Date Aktive Filter Tags: Special Economic Zones Remove all filters Publication Special Economic Zones and Household Welfare: New Evidence from Ghana 06.06.2023 The study evaluates the impact of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) on household welfare (per capita consumption expenditure (PCE) and poverty status) in Ghana using the Ghana Socioeconomic Panel Survey Dataset. SEZs spillover effect on household welfare... Publication Special Economic Zones in Ghana: A Case Study of Enclaves in Tema, Dawa and Sekondi 06.06.2023 Many countries introduced concepts related to Special Economic Zones (SEZs) to promote export-led economic growth. However, the concepts and implementation of SEZs vastly differ, resulting in large differences between and within countries. Therefore,... Publication Special Economic Zones: Boon or bane for emerging country firms? 05.12.2022 To enable firms to participate in the globalization process, governments in emerging economies may opt to implement policies aimed at increasing their countries’ attractiveness to foreign investors. One frequently used industrial policy measure in... Publication Special Economic Zones for Shared Prosperity: Brunei Darussalam–Indonesia–Malaysia–Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area 15.11.2022 The Brunei Darussalam–Indonesia–Malaysia–Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) and Indonesia–Malaysia–Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) subregional cooperation programs supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) accord a high priority to... Publication Place-based policies and agglomeration economies: Firm-level evidence from Special Economic Zones in India 01.03.2022 This paper exploits time and geographic variation in the adoption of Special Economic Zones in India to assess the direct and spillover effects of the program. We combine geocoded firm-level data and geocoded SEZs using a concentric ring approach,... Publication Special Economic Zones in the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle: Opportunities for Collaboration 15.02.2022 Since its inception in 1993, the Indonesia–Malaysia–Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) subregional program has attained remarkable economic growth and shared regional prosperity through concerted policy interventions. Yet, there is a mismatch between... Publication Policy instruments for FDI promotion in Africa 10.06.2020 Global foreign direct investment (FDI) has increased substantially over the past decades and so has FDI in Africa. However, still only 3 percent of glob Publication The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Global Economy —Survey-based Evidence from Free Zones 20.04.2020 Kiel Policy Brief No. 139: In cooperation with the World Free Zones Organization, the IfW Kiel has conducted a survey among special economic zones on the impairment of their economic activities by COVID-19.