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Accounting for Heterogeneity in Growth Incidence in Cameroon Using Recentered Influence Function Regression

B. Essama-Nssah, Saumik Paul and Léandre Bassolé.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economywide Country Studies; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Microeconomics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 9781 words.

This paper frames growth incidence analysis within the logic of social impact evaluation understood as an assessment of variations in individual and social outcomes attributable to shocks...

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Agricultural Labour Productivity and Industrialisation: Lessons for Africa

Xinshen Diao, Margaret McMillan and Samuel Wangwe.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economywide Country Studies. 12911 words.

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Using data from the Groningen Growth and Development Center’s Africa Sector Database, we show that manufacturing employment and its share in total...

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Antidumping, Retaliation Threats, and Export Prices

Veysel Avsar.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2013; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 5412 words.

Utilizing four-dimensional (firm-product-destination-year) Brazilian firm-level export data, we show that antidumping (AD) duties result in a significant and dramatic increase in the unit...

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Are grain markets in Niger driven by speculation?

Catherine Araujo Bonjean and Catherine Simonet.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economywide Country Studies. 9416 words.

Over the last two decades, millet prices in Niger have experienced several periods of spectacular increases during which they seemed to go well above their fundamental value. The presence...

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Are Poor, Remote Areas Left behind in Agricultural Development: The Case of Tanzania

Nicholas Minot.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2008; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economywide Country Studies; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Microeconomics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 10854 words.

The conventional wisdom in Africa is that economic reforms may have stimulated economic growth, but the benefits of this growth have been uneven, favoring urban households and farmers with...

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Chinese saving dynamics: the impact of GDP growth and the dependent share

Carl Bonham and Calla Wiemer.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2013; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development. 9500 words.

China's national saving rate rose rapidly in the 2000s after declining through the late 1990s. These dynamics are not readily explained by the precautionary motive, the institutional...

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Convergence and Spillover Effects in Africa: A Spatial Panel Data Approach

Samba Diop.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economywide Country Studies. 4775 words.

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This paper re-examines the question of beta convergence process among 45 African countries during the period 2000–2015, taking into account the...

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Heterogeneous Aid Effects on Tax Revenues: Accounting for Government Stability in WAEMU Countries

Hermann D. Yohou, Michaël Goujon and Wautabouna Ouattara.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economywide Country Studies. 12159 words.

Using a panel threshold model, we examine the heterogeneous effects of foreign aid on tax revenue due to government stability in the West African Economic and Monetary Union countries over...

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HIV Pandemic, Medical Brain Drain, and Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Alok Bhargava and Frédéric Docquier.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Econometric Modelling; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economics of Health; Economic Development; Economywide Country Studies. 6926 words.

Country-level longitudinal data at three-year intervals over 1990–2004 are used to analyze the factors affecting emigration of physicians from Sub-Saharan countries and the effects of this...

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Job Satisfaction and Employment Equity in South Africa

Tim Hinks.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2010; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Labour Discrimination. 5452 words.

This paper is the first to estimate job satisfaction equations in post-Apartheid South Africa. Absolute earnings contribute to greater job satisfaction. Racial group is also an important...

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