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Can Parental Migration Reduce Petty Corruption in Education?

Lisa Sofie Höckel, Manuel Santos Silva and Tobias Stöhr.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Education and Research Institutions; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 9348 words.

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The income generated from parental migration can increase funds available for children’s education. In countries where informal payments to teachers...

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Does Aid for Education Educate Children? Evidence from Panel Data

Axel Dreher, Peter Nunnenkamp and Rainer Thiele.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; Economic Development; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Education and Research Institutions. 9275 words.

Most of the aid effectiveness literature has focused on the potential growth effects of aggregate aid, with inconclusive results. Considering that donors have repeatedly stressed the...

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A Dynamic Theory of Resource Wars

Daron Acemoglu, Mikhail Golosov, Aleh Tsyvinski and Pierre Yared.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

February 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Relations and International Political Economy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 16983 words.

We develop a dynamic theory of resource wars and study the conditions under which such wars can be prevented. Our focus is on the interaction between the scarcity of resources and the...

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Is Foreign Aid Fungible? Evidence from the Education and Health Sectors

Nicolas Van de Sijpe.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; International Finance; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Development Planning and Policy. 14925 words.

This paper adopts a new approach to the issue of foreign aid fungibility. Unlike most existing empirical studies, I employ panel data that contain information on the specific purposes for...

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Limited liability and the wealth of ‘uncivilised nations’: Adam Smith and the limits to the European Enlightenment

Hugh Goodacre.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Economic History; International Relations and International Political Economy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 6092 words.

This paper questions the adequacy of the categories of analysis deployed by Adam Smith to serve as a basis for a progressive critique of corporate power at the ‘open economy’ level, arguing...

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Linking local business with global growth opportunities: the role of infrastructure

Debora Revoltella, Philipp-Bastian Brutscher, Alexandra Tsiotras and Christoph T. Weiss.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Publicly Provided Goods; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Public Economics; Transportation Systems; Regional Government Analysis. 8727 words.

Infrastructure is instrumental when it comes to linking local businesses with their global growth opportunities. This paper shows that, by making this link, the transport network can act as...

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Portability of Social Benefits: Research on a Critical Topic in Globalization

Robert Holzmann and Martin Werding.

in CESifo Economic Studies

June 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; International Relations and International Political Economy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 5497 words.

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Postconflict Monetary Reconstruction

Christopher Adam, Paul Collier and Victor A.B. Davies.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; International Finance; Economic Development. 8922 words.

During civil wars governments typically resort to inflation to raise revenue. A model of this phenomenon is presented, estimated, and applied to the choices and constraints faced during the...

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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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Short- and Long-Term Effects of United Nations Peace Operations

Nicholas Sambanis.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; International Finance; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 10230 words.

In an earlier study Doyle and Sambanis (2000) [Doyle, Michael W., and Nicholas Sambanis. 2000. “International Peacebuilding: A Theoretical and Quantitative Analysis.” American Political...

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