Unformatted text preview: Can Labor Regulation Hinder Economic Performance? Evidence from In-dia Question: Is a strong link between regulation and economic performance? Indian states have pursued different regulatory paths and have had very different economic performance ⇒ both time-series and cross-sectional variation in regulation- labour regulations of interest in the paper that the paper looks at affects a particular sector, i.e., registered manufacturing.- it does not affect ±rms below a certain size- performance in the manufacturing sector is central to economic growth and poverty reduction Asian countries that have grown rapidly from a low base Development Economics, LSE Summer School 2007 29...
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- Economics, economic performance, Besley & Burgess, LSE Summer School, Hinder Economic Performance