Replication data for: In with the Big, Out with the Small: Removing Small-Scale Reservations in India

Ann E. Harrison, Leslie A. Martin & Shanthi Nataraj
An ongoing debate in employment policy is whether promoting small and medium enterprises creates jobs. We use the elimination of small-scale industry (SSI) promotion in India to address this question. For 60 years, SSI promotion in India focused on reserving certain products for manufacture by small and medium enterprises. We identify the consequences for employment growth, investment, output, productivity, and wages of dismantling India's SSI reservations. We exploit variation in the timing of de-reservation across...
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