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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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Agriculture in Economic Development: Primary Engine of Growth or Chicken and Egg?

Isabelle Tsakok and Bruce Gardner.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Economic Development; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Agricultural Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 3743 words.

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Choice of Enterprise Form: Spain, 1886–1936

Timothy W Guinnane and Susana Mart�nez-Rodr�guez.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

March 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Entrepreneurship; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Economic Development. 10560 words.

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Every new firm selects a legal form. Organizing as a corporation, a limited company, or a partnership shapes the firm’s access to capital markets, its...

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Clans, Guilds, and Markets: Apprenticeship Institutions and Growth in the Preindustrial Economy

David de la Croix, Matthias Doepke and Joel Mokyr.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

P ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Labour and Demographic Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 26898 words.

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In the centuries leading up to the Industrial Revolution, Western Europe gradually pulled ahead of other world regions in terms of technological...

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Contextual political economy, not Whig economics

Amiya Kumar Bagchi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 10223 words.

The paper has three objectives. First, it seeks to resuscitate a methodology of the history of economic thought that takes account of the problem-solving efforts of political economists...

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De-industrialisation, financialisation and Australia’s macro-economic trap

Sally Weller and Phillip O’Neill.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Economic Development. 9298 words.

The seemingly inexorable decline of manufacturing in Australia is typically explained by firm-level competitiveness, especially labour costs, the challenges posed by a peripheral location,...

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Determinants of the Evolution of Inequality in Africa

Arne Bigsten.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2018; p ublished online December 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Technological Change; Research and Development. 10631 words.

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Most African countries inherited a dual economic structure and high levels of inequality from the colonial times, and inequality has remained high...

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Economic growth: onwards and upwards?

Nicholas Crafts.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 12952 words.

This paper considers developments in UK growth performance and supply-side policies since the 1980s. It argues that economic reforms made in the Thatcher years and consolidated under...

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Growth and changes in economic structure: a straightforward statistical approach with an application to the Italian economy

Giuliana Campanelli Andreopoulos.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2009; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Economic Development. 4586 words.

The paper presented here, part of my PhD dissertation written under Professor Brian Reddaway's guidance, is offered as an example of his approach to applied economics as well as a tribute...

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Growth, Stagnation or Retrogression? On the Accuracy of Economic Observations, Tanzania, 1961–2001

Morten Jerven.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 5789 words.

Statistics on African economic growth are widely known to be inaccurate, but the extent and nature of these inaccuracies and their implications for the users of the data have not been...

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