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Accepting the Challenge

G. Andrew Karolyi.

in Cracking the Emerging Markets Enigma

July 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics; Economic Development and Growth. 7536 words.

This chapter outlines the goals and philosophy of the book and describes its main findings. The goal of this book is to develop a rigorous, comprehensive, and practical framework in which...

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Access to banking finance and exporting

Roberto Álvarez and Ricardo A. López.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development. 6341 words.

This article uses firm-level data for the period 1995–2002 to examine whether access to finance increases the probability of exporting of Chilean manufacturing plants. We exploit...

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Access to Land and the Investment Behaviour of Firms

Ibrahim Elbadawi.

in The Economy of Dubai

February 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics; Economic Development and Growth. 8794 words.

Despite abundance of land and substantial development of the real estate sector, preliminary evidence from a 2010 firms’ survey conducted by the Dubai Economic Council suggests that access...

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Adding geography to the new economic geography: bridging the gap between theory and empirics

Maarten Bosker, Steven Brakman, Harry Garretsen and Marc Schramm.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 13338 words.

For reasons of analytical tractability, new economic geography (NEG) models treat geography in a very simple way, focusing on stylized ‘unidimensional’ geography structures (e.g. an...

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African Debt and Debt Relief

Mark R. Thomas and Marcelo M. Giugale.

in The Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics

July 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Economic Development and Growth; International Economics. 8800 words.

African economies did not accumulate serious debt until the 1980s, when unprecedented export credits and development lending combined with slowing exports to send debt ratios climbing. This...

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African Development Banks

Ernest Aryeetey.

in The Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics

July 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Economic Development and Growth; International Economics. 7794 words.

This chapter examines the role of Development Banks (DBs) as national and regional financial institutions that provide medium- to long-term capital for investment in various sectors of the...

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African Monetary Unions

Célestin Monga.

in The Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics

July 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Economic Development and Growth; International Economics. 12671 words.

This chapter discusses the experience of African countries with monetary unions, focusing on the CFA Zone where that experience has been the longest and the deepest history of integration....

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African Monetary Unions

Célestin Monga.

in The Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics: Context and Concepts

P ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; International Economics. 12626 words.

This chapter discusses the experience of African countries with monetary unions, focusing on the CFA Zone where that experience has been the longest and the deepest history of integration....

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Agreements and Dispute Settlement in China–Africa Economic Ties

Won L. Kidane.

in China-Africa and an Economic Transformation

April 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; International Economics. 9485 words.

Unencumbered by a history of an intrinsically hierarchical relationship, contemporary China–Africa economic ties appear to have the benefit of being on balance politically horizontal,...

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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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