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Nick Tsivanidis is Assistant Professor in the Haas School of Business and the Department of Economics at the University of California at Berkeley. He is also Co-Director of the Cities Research Programme at the International Growth Centre (IGC).
He is an applied economist with primary research interests in urban and regional economics, development economics, and applied macroeconomics. His research centres on connecting theory with empirics that combine new sources of granular data with natural experiments to learn about the process of urbanisation in developing countries.
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There is considerable evidence indicating that the Industrial Disputes Act (IDA), 1947 – which made it illegal for large companies to downsize – had a powerful disincentive effect for entrepreneur...