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In 1989, the MIT Commission on Industrial Productivity produced the Made in America report. One of the recommendations of Made in America was to establish the Industrial Performance Center (IPC) to carry on the interdisciplinary investigations of industrial productivity, innovation, and competitiveness that the Commission had begun.

Established in 1991, with the help of a major grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the IPC has brought together faculty and students from all five MIT Schools in research collaborations on industry. Since its inception, the faculty, students and affiliates of the IPC have produced numerous books, articles, papers and other publications that have advanced the understanding of strategic, technological, and organizational developments in a broad range of industries.

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Ezequiel Zylberberg, Beyond RTO Benchmarking: Towards a Typology of Innovation Intermediaries, Industrial Performance Center, 2017
Danilo Limoeiro and Ben Ross Schneider, State-led Innovation: SOEs, Institutional Fragmentation, and Policy Making in Brazil, Industrial Performance Center, 2017
Timothy Sturgeon and Ezequiel Zylberberg, Vietnam’s Evolving Role in ICT Global Value Chains, , 2017
Timothy J. Sturgeon, Brazil in Global Value Chains, Industrial Performance Center, 2016