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Infrastructure and Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

César Calderón and Luis Servén.

in Journal of African Economies

May 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Microeconomics; Economywide Country Studies. 17620 words.

An adequate supply of infrastructure services has long been viewed by both academics and policy-makers as a key ingredient for economic development. Sub-Saharan Africa ranks consistently at...

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Making Higher Education Finance Work for Africa

Shantayanan Devarajan, Célestin Monga and Tertius Zongo.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Education and Research Institutions; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economic Development. 7639 words.

This paper identifies the twin problems of higher education financing in Africa—inadequate resources and poor use of existing resources—and traces them to the preponderance of free, public...

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Public Investment in Rural Infrastructure: Some Political Economy Considerations

Moussa P. Blimpo, Robin Harding and Leonard Wantchekon.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economic Development. 8407 words.

We have constructed a unique dataset to study the extent of the relationship between political marginalisation, public investment in transport infrastructure, and food security in Benin,...

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Road Network Upgrading and Overland Trade Expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa

Piet Buys, Uwe Deichmann and David Wheeler.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 9736 words.

Recent research suggests that poor economic integration and isolation from regional and international markets have contributed significantly to poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa. Poor transport...

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