Intro EQuIP

A. Introduction to the EQuIP Toolbox

This document gives an introduction to and an overview of the EQuIP Toolbox.

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Technical Foreword

B. Technical Foreword by Tilman Altenburg

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Conceptual Framework

C. Conceptual Framework

The conceptual framework gives the background of the EQuIP Toolbox. It elaborates on the motivation for the development and how it can be placed in the academic discourse.

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Tool 1

1. Industrial capacity and growth – Domestic and export dimensions

To give a general overview and perspective on the magnitude, positioning, strengths, competitiveness and performance of a country’s industrial sector. Download here

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Tool 2

2. Sub-sector competitive performance

To measure the competitiveness of any given sub-sector within manufacturing

To identify those sub-sectors that can contribute most to the corresponding indicator in the industrial capacity and growth tool. Download here

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Tool 3

3. Industrial and Export Upgrading

To outline methodologies to analyze upgrading processes within a country’s industrial sector at various levels. Download here

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Tool 4

4. Diversification – Domestic and export dimensions

To help analysts find out whether a country’s industrial and export structures are diversified or rather concentrated in a few activities/sub-sectors and markets. Download here

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Tool 5

5. Industrial Employment and Poverty Alleviation

To provide analysts in low-income countries with some simple and intuitive diagnostic methods, which can help them to promote a process of structural change that generates broad-based quality employment and contributes to poverty reduction. Download here

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Tool 6.1

6.1 Greening Industry: Energy efficiency module

To provide a set of indicators and related analyses, which allow (a) to assess the performance of a country regarding energy efficiency and energy vulnerability of its manufacturing sector and (b) to identify priority sub-sectors with low energy efficiency performance and/or a high vulnerability. Download here

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Tool 6.2

6.2 Greening Industry: Material efficiency module

To provide a set of indicators and related analyses, which allow (a) to assess the performance of a country regarding material efficiency of its manufacturing sector and (b) to identify priority sub-sectors with low material efficiency performance. Download here

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Tool 7

7. Global Value Chains

To enable the analyst to develop an understanding of the position of a country in GVCs, and to assess the developmental potential of a specific sector in GVCs, and outline key strategic industrial policies accordingly. Download here

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Tool 8

8. Industrial Organization and Firm Profiling at Sub-sector Level

To draw a detailed portrayal of a given industrial sub-sector, using a list of indicators on sub-sector characteristics related to industrial organization and firm profiles. Please note: this tool is at an advanced draft Level. Download here

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Tool 9

9. Industrial Capabilities Indicators

To capture a country’s different types of industrial capabilities and to facilitate a better understanding of the role they play in industrial production, technological and structural change. Download here

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Institutional Setup

D. Institutional Setup

This output develops a methodology in the form of a manual for the selection of country-specific institutional setups

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Industrial Policy Design

E. Industrial Policy Design – Instruments for Implementation

To bring a diverse range of potential industrial policy objectives to light, to assist countries to consider and to define the objectives that are most appropriate for their national context as well as to provide a convincing logic to substantiate their unique structural transformation vision.

Designing a transformative industrial policy package Download here

Annex 1: Table of design Download here

Annex 2: Examples of policy interventions to increase productive activities Download here

Crash Course

F. Crash Course for Tool 1-9

This document is the manual handed out at the EQuIP Trainings. Please note that this is no full reflection of the training and has not been designed as a stand-alone course.

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