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Africa's Resurgence and International Migration: An Overview

Olu Ajakaiye, Robert E.B. Lucas and Joseph T. Karugia.

in Journal of African Economies

December 2006; p ublished online November 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 6994 words.

In this issue, geography, market integration and institutions are identified as the fundamental constraints on Africa's future prosperity. It is pointed out that, in line with the...

Africa's Role in Multilateral Trade Negotiations: Past and Future

Zhen Kun Wang and L. Alan Winters.

in Journal of African Economies

June 1998; p ublished online June 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

Africa's Stalled Development: International Causes and Cures. David K. Leonard and Scott Straus. Boulder CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2003. 159 pp. ISBN 1‐58826‐140‐9

Anke Hoeffler.

in Journal of African Economies

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

After the Oil: Challenges Ahead in Gabon

Ludvig Söderling.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2006; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

This paper studies the prospects for sustainable growth and economic development in Gabon, in the face of a severe decline in its main source of income and growth, i.e. oil. A simple...

The Aftermath of Civil War

Siyan Chen, Norman V. Loayza and Marta Reynal-Querol.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development. 7236 words.

Using an event-study methodology, the article analyzes the aftermath of civil war in a cross-section of countries. It focuses on cases where the end of conflict marks the beginning of...

Ageing, health, and health care

Friedrich Breyer, Joan Costa-Font and Stefan Felder.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Economic Development. 7102 words.

The population in the developed world has experienced a significant increase in life expectancy over the last 50 years. Simultaneously, while the onset of comorbidities has been deferred to...

Agglomeration, Growth and Regional Equity: An Analysis of Agriculture- versus Urban-led Development in Uganda

Paul Dorosh and James Thurlow.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2012; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regional Government Analysis; General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium; Economic Development. 8698 words.

Traditional development models focus on the sector rather than location of growth. Advocates of agriculture-led strategies emphasise agriculture's strong growth linkages and potential to...

Aggregate Economic Shocks, Child Schooling, and Child Health

Francisco H. G. Ferreira and Norbert Schady.

in The World Bank Research Observer

August 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Demographic Economics; Economic Development. 14413 words.

Do aggregate income shocks, such as those caused by macroeconomic crises or droughts, reduce child human capital? The answer to this question has important implications for public policy....

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Agricultural Biotechnology Adoption in Developing Countries

Matin Qaim.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2005; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 4507 words.

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Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints

Dean Karlan, Robert Osei, Isaac Osei-Akoto and Christopher Udry.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Design of Experiments; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Insurance. 19024 words.

The investment decisions of small-scale farmers in developing countries are conditioned by their financial environment. Binding credit market constraints and incomplete insurance can limit...

Agricultural Distortions, Structural Change, and Economic Growth: A Cross-Country Analysis

Benjamin N. Dennis and Talan B. İşcan.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 10940 words.

Taxing agriculture to mobilize resources for industrialization has been a widely used development strategy. Using novel cross-country time-series data sets with direct measures of...

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Agricultural Employment Trends in Asia and Africa: Too Fast or Too Slow?

Derek Headey, Dirk Bezemer and Peter B. Hazell.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development. 12530 words.

Contrary to conventional economic theories, the relationship between income growth and agricultural employment is extremely diverse, even among regions starting from similar levels of...

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Agricultural Globalization: Is It Good or Bad for Developing Economies?: Discussion Paper

Philip G. Pardey.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2006; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 1238 words.

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Agricultural Growth and Poverty Reduction: Additional Evidence

Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2010; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economic Development. 7219 words.

Agricultural growth has long been recognized as an important instrument for poverty reduction. Yet, measurements of this relationship are still scarce and not always reliable. The authors...

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Agricultural Industrialization: A Metaeconomics Look at the Metaphors by which we Live

Gary D. Lynne.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Methodology; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

Agriculture continues to be driven by rapid technological change on the base of a particular kind of value system. This path produces an abundance and variety of high-quality food and...

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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...

Agricultural Market Reforms in South Asia

Raisuddin Ahmed.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1996; p ublished online August 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

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Agricultural Price Policy, Employment, and Migration in a Diversified Rural Economy: A Village-Town CGE Analysis from Mexico

J. Edward Taylor, Antonio Yunez-Naude and George Dyer.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1999; p ublished online August 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

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The Agricultural Productivity Gap

Douglas Gollin, David Lagakos and Michael E. Waugh.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 17899 words.

According to national accounts data, value added per worker is much higher in the nonagricultural sector than in agriculture in the typical country, particularly in developing countries....

Agricultural Productivity Growth in the Andean Community

Lisa M. Pfeiffer.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 3477 words.

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