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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...

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 balance of payments-constrained growth rate and the natural rate of growth: new empirical evidence

Matteo Lanzafame.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 9406 words.

This paper implements a panel approach to investigate the empirical relevance of ‘Thirlwall’s law‘, which states that long-run growth must be consistent with balance of payments (BOP)...

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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...

The environment and directed technical change in a North–South model

Daron Acemoglu, Philippe Aghion and David Hémous.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Environmental Economics; International Trade; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 9062 words.

A key question in the economics of climate change is the importance of global policy coordination in reducing carbon emissions. In this paper, we study this question using a two-country...

Ethnic Fractionalisation and Aid Effectiveness

Roland Hodler and David S. Knight.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 8884 words.

We test the hypothesis that the effect of foreign aid on economic growth is positive in ethnically homogenous countries, but decreasing in ethnic fractionalisation. Using panel data...

Exploring the robustness of the balance of payments-constrained growth idea in a multiple good framework

Arslan Razmi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2011; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 9002 words.

This paper derives the balance of payments-constrained growth (BPCG) model as a special case of a three good framework that incorporates exportables, importables and non-tradables. The...

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The fallacy of composition and contractionary devaluations: output effects of real exchange rate shocks in semi-industrialised countries

Robert A. Blecker and Arslan Razmi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2008; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Economic Development. 11968 words.

This paper studies whether intra-developing country price competition has significant effects on the short-run growth of output in developing countries that are specialised in manufactured...

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Financial Fragility in Small Open Economies: Firm Balance Sheets and the Sectoral Structure

Yannick Kalantzis.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; International Finance; Money and Interest Rates. 13631 words.

Episodes of large capital inflows in small open economies are often associated with a shift of resources from the tradable to the non-tradable sector and sometimes lead to...

Fossil fuel producers under threat

Frederick van der Ploeg.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Environmental Economics. 9448 words.

Oil and gas producers face three threats: prolonged low oil and gas prices, tightening of climate policy and a tough budget on cumulative carbon emissions, and technological innovation...

The four fallacies of contemporary austerity policies: the lost Keynesian legacy

Robert Boyer.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Economics; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economywide Country Studies; Money and Interest Rates; International Finance; National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; General Aggregative Models; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 11726 words.

The contemporary wide-scale austerity measures are likely to fail in most countries. The first fallacy derives from the false diagnosis that the present crisis is the outcome of lax public...

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Global growth and international cooperation: a structuralist perspective

Mario Cimoli and Gabriel Porcile.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2011; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; International Relations and International Political Economy; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 7906 words.

This paper revisits the structuralist ideas on trade and growth and suggests (based on the Prebisch's principle of implicit reciprocity) that policies for promoting structural change in the...

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Growth in the Shadow of Expropriation

Mark Aguiar and Manuel Amador.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; International Finance; Capitalist Systems; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 15695 words.

We propose a tractable variant of the open economy neoclassical growth model that emphasizes political economy and contracting frictions. The political economy frictions involve a...

Growth-enhancing Effect of Openness to Trade and Migrations: What is the Effective Transmission Channel for Africa?

Dramane Coulibaly, Blaise Gnimassoun and Valérie Mignon.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economywide Country Studies. 14496 words.

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This paper investigates the growth-enhancing effect of openness to trade and to migration by focusing on African countries. Relying on robust...

Impact of Foreign Direct Investment and Trade on Economic Growth: Evidence from Developing Countries

Shiva S. Makki and Agapi Somwaru.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Economic Development. 3762 words.

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An inaugural conjecture

Murray C. Kemp.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Trade; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Economic Development. 1174 words.

In his inaugural lecture of 1953 Hicks conjectured that any uniform expansion of a country's production set would benefit its trading partner. Corden and Ikema later provided conditions on...

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International Trade and Growth: An Overview using the New Growth Theory

Terry Roe and Hamid Mohtadi.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Agricultural Economics; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Economic Development. 0 words.

An overview of the new growth theory is provided from both an analytical and empirical perspective. Following a historical outline and a brief analytical sketch of the R&D-based models, the...

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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...

Is the accumulation of international reserves good for development?

Moritz Cruz and Bernard Walters.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Aggregative Models; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Economic Development. 9028 words.

International reserves accumulation has been the preferred policy recently adopted by developing economies to achieve financial stability. The aim of this policy is to increase liquidity...

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Latin America and the global financial crisis

José Antonio Ocampo.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; Development Planning and Policy; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 8401 words.

The current world economic crisis has hit Latin America very hard. Although financial conditions have deteriorated, particularly since September 2008, the financial shock has been less...

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