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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....

Capital Accumulation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Income-group and Sector Differences

Nihal Bayraktar and Hippolyte Fofack.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development. 9213 words.

This paper highlights heterogeneity in the process of capital accumulation across different countries by income group in Sub-Saharan Africa, and estimates empirical specifications of...

Characterising deindustrialisation: An analysis of changes in manufacturing employment and output internationally

Fiona Tregenna.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Manufacturing; Economic Development. 13049 words.

Deindustrialisation is typically conceptualised as a decline in manufacturing as a share of total employment. From a Kaldorian perspective deindustrialisation could have negative...

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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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Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa

Raju Jan Singh, Markus Haacker, Kyung-woo Lee and Maëlan Le Goff.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2011; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; International Finance; Economywide Country Studies; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 8176 words.

This paper investigates the determinants and the macroeconomic role of remittances in sub-Saharan Africa. It assembles the most comprehensive data set available so far on remittances in the...

Distribution of income, labour productivity and competitiveness: is the Thai labour regime sustainable?

Bruno Jetin.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; General Aggregative Models; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 10829 words.

This article takes the case of Thailand to present the distribution of income and the evolution of the profit rate in a low-wage country that belongs to the second generation of newly...

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The Elusive Gains from International Financial Integration

Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas and Olivier Jeanne.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2006; p ublished online July 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development. 12801 words.

Standard theoretical arguments tell us that countries with relatively little capital benefit from financial integration as foreign capital flows in and speeds up the process of convergence....

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From Physical to Human Capital Accumulation: Inequality and the Process of Development

Oded Galor and Omer Moav.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Development. 12800 words.

This paper develops a growth theory that captures the replacement of physical capital accumulation by human capital accumulation as a prime engine of growth along the process of...

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The Great Recession and the bulimia of US consumers: deep causes and possible ways out

Stefano Bartolini, Luigi Bonatti and Francesco Sarracino.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Development. 12533 words.

This paper focuses on the apparent bulimia of US consumers and its role in the recent crisis. We seek to show how various characteristics of American society and the US economy are related...

Input Chains and Industrialization

Antonio Ciccone.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2002; p ublished online July 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 0 words.

A key aspect of industrialization is the adoption of increasing-returns-to-scale, industrial, technologies. Two other well-documented aspects are that industrial technologies (ITs) are...

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