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Do politically connected firms innovate, contributing to long-term economic growth ? (English)

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This paper presents new evidence that cronyism reduces long-term economic growth by discouraging firms' innovation activities. The analysis is based on novel establishment survey data from The Arab Republic of Egypt which provides information on establishments... See More +

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  • Francis, David C.; Hussain, Sahar Sajjad; Schiffbauer, Marc Tobias;
  • 2018/06/29 09:09:04
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS8502
  • 1
  • 1
  • Egypt, Arab Republic of
  • Middle East and North Africa
  • 2018/06/29 09:03:48
  • Disclosed
  • Do politically connected firms innovate, contributing to long-term economic growth ?
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