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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...

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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Agricultural Trade Liberalization and Poverty Dynamics in Three Developing Countries

Julie Litchfield, Neil McCulloch and L. Alan Winters.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 4607 words.

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Aid and domestic resource mobilization with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa

Oliver Morrissey.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Planning and Policy; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; International Finance. 7856 words.

Increasing tax revenues in low-income countries is essential to address future development finance requirements. This is particularly important for aid recipients, the focus of this paper....

Aid and Dutch Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa

David Fielding and Fred Gibson.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 6795 words.

International aid has an ambiguous effect on the macroeconomy of the recipient country. To the extent that aid raises consumer expenditure, there will be some real exchange rate...

Aid and growth at the regional level

Axel Dreher and Steffen Lohmann.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development; International Finance. 12029 words.

This paper brings the aid effectiveness debate to the sub-national level. We hypothesize the non-robust results regarding the effects of aid on development in the previous literature to...

Aid and trade

Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann and Thierry Verdier.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

September 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Development. 14381 words.

This paper surveys the recent theoretical and empirical literature that explores the relations between aid and trade and asks about the complementarity or substitution effects at work. We...

Aid to Africa

Peter Quartey and Gloria Afful-Mensah.

in The Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics

July 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Economic Development and Growth; International Economics. 6686 words.

Some authors have stressed the importance of aid in boosting growth, given that poverty levels in most aid recipient countries (particularly sub-Saharan Africa) have continued to worsen in...

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Aid to Africa

Tony Addison, Saurabh Singhal and Finn Tarp.

in The Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics

July 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Economic Development and Growth; International Economics. 6189 words.

This chapter explains how official development assistance (ODA) can help achieve the structural transformation of African economies, and thereby inclusive growth, employment and peace. It...

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An alternative explanation of India’s growth transition: a demand-side hypothesis

Kevin S. Nell.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; General Aggregative Models; Development Planning and Policy; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 13662 words.

This paper formalises the balance-of-payments-constrained (BPC) growth model in a two-regime framework to re-examine India’s growth transition in 1980 from a demand-side perspective, as an...

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The Anarchy of Numbers: Aid, Development, and Cross-Country Empirics

David Roodman.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 8509 words.

The recent literature contains many stories of how foreign aid affects economic growth. Aid raises growth in countries with good policies, or with difficult economic environments, or...

Antidumping, Retaliation Threats, and Export Prices

Veysel Avsar.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2013; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 5412 words.

Utilizing four-dimensional (firm-product-destination-year) Brazilian firm-level export data, we show that antidumping (AD) duties result in a significant and dramatic increase in the unit...