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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...

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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...

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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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Intra-European imbalances, adjustment, and growth in the eurozone

Paolo Guerrieri and Piero Esposito.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economywide Country Studies; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 7570 words.

This paper considers the increase in the Euro intra-area imbalances since the late 1990s and their role in the current European debt crisis. By focusing on the case study of Italy and...

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Openness, Investment and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Hector Sala and Pedro Trivín.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Economywide Country Studies; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 9973 words.

This paper revisits the determinants of economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa by looking at conditional and unconditional convergence, and by focusing on the growth incidence of...

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