Exit–Entry Dynamics: Case of the Manufacturing Sector in Jordan

  • Nesreen Barakat
  • Ibrahim Saif


The manufacturing sector in Jordan is the most important sector in terms of its contribution to the GDP at constant basic prices. Relative to other sectors, the manufacturing sector has been increasing from 18.4 to 21.3% during the period of 2003–2006. This sector has been playing a very important role in boosting growth in Jordan over the last few years and therefore, it is pertinent to take a closer look and analyze the dynamics of entrants, survivors and exitors in the manufacturing sector.


Small Firm Productivity Growth Manufacturing Sector Average Productivity Productivity Change 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.To Excel Consulting & AssociatesAmmanJordan
  2. 2.Centre for Strategic StudiesAmmanJordan

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