The Success Factors of Manufacturing Firms in Caribbean Small Island States: A Look at Barbados

Date: 11/6/2015
Author(s): Crystal Drakes and Winston Moore

Created 06 Nov, 2015
Tags Barbados Firm Performance Manufacturing
Categories Working Papers
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Since the 1970s, the output of Barbadian manufacturing industry has been on a steady downward trajectory. This paper utilises a database of 308 small and medium manufacturing firms to identify the factors that impact on the performance of manufacturing firms in island economies. An integrated model of firm performance including economic, organisational and innovation factors is developed and estimated using a pooled ordinary least square model.

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