9 Results enter search term Search Reset filter Suchfilter Content Type Publications (9) Topics Asia (5) Foreign investment (4) Global production networks (3) Local spillovers (3) Productivity (3) Employment creation (2) Infrastructure investment (2) Africa (1) Germany (1) Inequality (1) Poverty reduction (1) Show more Publication Type Policy Brief (5) Policy Study (2) Working Paper (2) Experts Holger Görg (4) Cecília Hornok (3) Alina Mulyukova (2) Aoife Hanley (2) Aradhna Aggarwal (2) Saskia Meuchelböck (2) Charles Ackah (1) Charles Godfred Ackah (1) Frauke Steglich (1) Klaus-Jürgen Gern (1) Sidan Raeskyesa (1) Show more Date Last Month Last Year Select Period start date to end date Sort by Relevance Date Aktive Filter Content Type: Publications Remove all filters 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 Economic Zones and Local Income Inequality: Evidence from Indonesia 08.06.2022 Economic zones can be powerful drivers of economic growth in developing countries. However, less is known about their distributional impact on the local society. This paper provides empirical evidence from Indonesian provinces on the relationship... 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 Africa’s female entrepreneurs – towards funding success 05.07.2021 Opportunities for well-paid employment for women are scarce in many African countries. Entrepreneurship is therefore one way in which women can earn a decent livelihood for themselves and their families. Despite the potential opportunities arising... Publication Foreign Trade and Sustainable Business Practices – New Evidence from Ghana 01.08.2020 Foreign trade and sustainability is high on the political agenda. German and international policymakers undertake increasing efforts to use trade policy 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.