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Agricultural Labor Adjustments in Transition Countries: The Role of Migration and Impact on Poverty*

Karen Macours and Johan F. M. Swinnen.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 2840 words.

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Agricultural Labor in Russia: Efficiency and Profitability*

William Liefert, Zvi Lerman, Bruce Gardner and Eugenia Serova.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 2580 words.

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Asian business systems: institutional comparison, clusters and implications for varieties of capitalism and business systems theory

Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding.

in Socio-Economic Review

April 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Comparative Economic Systems; Capitalist Systems; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 11561 words.

We present an institutional comparison of 13 major Asian business systems—China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and...

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Can Civil Society Overcome Government Failure in Africa?

Shantayanan Devarajan, Stuti Khemani and Michael Walton.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Economic Development. 10833 words.

Government failures are widespread in Africa. Symptoms include absentee teachers, leakage of public funds, monopolized trucking, and employment-restricting regulations. Can civil society do...

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Cuba's Agricultural Transition and Food Security in a Global Perspective

Olivia Riera and Johan Swinnen.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Agricultural Economics. 13867 words.

This paper reviews the situation in the agricultural sector and food security in Cuba, and particularly the transformations that have (not) taken place since 1990. We compare the Cuban...

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A Decomposition of Total Factor Productivity Growth: The Case of Chinese Agricultural Growth before and after Reforms

K.P. Kalirajan, M.B. Obwona and S. Zhao.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 1996; p ublished online May 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Production and Organizations; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Economic Development. 0 words.

Our objective in this paper is to explain a method to decompose the sources of total factor productivity (TFP) growth into technological progress and changes in technical efficiency within...

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The Development and Estimation of a Latent Choice Multinomial Logit Model with Application to Contingent Valuation

Steven B. Caudill, Peter A. Groothuis and John C. Whitehead.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 5089 words.

We offer a new approach to investigate hypothetical bias in contingent valuation using a latent choice multinomial logit model. To develop this model, we extend Dempster, Laird, and Rubin’s...

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Do Population Control Policies Induce More Human Capital Investment? Twins, Birth Weight and China's “One-Child” Policy

Mark R. Rosenzweig and Junsen Zhang.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Economic Development. 13015 words.

In this paper, we address the issues of whether reductions in fertility increase human capital investments per child and whether twinning can identify the quantity—quality (Q-Q) trade-off....

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Earnings, Schooling, and Economic Reform: Econometric Evidence From Hungary (1986–2004)

Nauro Campos and Dean Jolliffe.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Demand and Supply of Labour; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Economic Development; Economywide Country Studies; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 6967 words.

How does the relationship between earnings and schooling change with the introduction of comprehensive economic reform? This article sheds light on this question using a unique data set and...

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Firm heterogeneity and endogenous regional disparities

Carlo Altomonte and Italo Colantone.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 14596 words.

We exploit the census of Romanian firms in order to provide a microfounded analysis of the sources of regional disparities in the country during the transition period, 1996–2001. To this...

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