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Analysis of the growth of manufacturing industries in Bangladesh


Das, S. and Baten, Md Azizul and Rana, Md Masud and Kheleque, Md. A. (2008) Analysis of the growth of manufacturing industries in Bangladesh. South Asia Economic Journal, 9 (1). pp. 85-108. ISSN 1391-5614

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Abstract

In this article, industrial growth of some manufacturing industries in Bangladesh has been studied using Census of Manufacturing Industries (CMI) Data from the years 1981–82 to 1999–2000. Higher increasing growth in value added for some industries in the post-liberalization period (1991–92 to 1999–2000) while for the most important industries, satisfactory growth level in the pre-liberalization period (1981–82 to 1990–91) has been experienced.Highest growth in fixed capital and improved concentration level in employment have been examined. Comparatively, capital goods industries showed highest significant annual growth rate (13.95 per cent). All manufacturing industries registered positive and negative employment elasticities with respect to value added and fixed capital whereas only positive output elasticities with respect to fixed capital and employment for the same.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Prof. Madya Dr. Md. Azizul Baten
Date Deposited: 28 Dec 2014 05:43
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2014 05:43
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/12862

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