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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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Comprehensive Wealth and Future Consumption: Accounting for Population Growth

Susana Ferreira, Kirk Hamilton and Jeffrey R. Vincent.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables. 5755 words.

Economic theory predicts that the current change in national wealth, broadly defined to include natural and human capital as well as produced capital (“genuine savings”), determines whether...

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Do Cash Transfers Promote Food Security? The Case of the South African Child Support Grant

Giorgio d’Agostino, Margherita Scarlato and Silvia Napolitano.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Economywide Country Studies. 12453 words.

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This paper evaluates the causal effect of the Child Support Grant (CSG) implemented in South Africa on household food consumption and dietary...

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Does infrastructure investment lead to economic growth or economic fragility? Evidence from China

Atif Ansar, Bent Flyvbjerg, Alexander Budzier and Daniel Lunn.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Publicly Provided Goods; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economic Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Transportation Systems. 13419 words.

China’s three-decade infrastructure investment boom shows few signs of abating. Is China’s economic growth a consequence of its purposeful investment? Is China a prodigy in delivering...

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The drivers of efficient knowledge transfer performance: evidence from British universities

Federica Rossi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

April 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Production and Organizations; Technological Change; Research and Development. 12066 words.

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Using data from the UK, this study explores the institutional and environmental factors that influence universities’ efficiency in knowledge transfer....

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Emoting with their feet: Bohemian attraction to creative milieu

Timothy R. Wojan, Dayton M. Lambert and David A. McGranahan.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Economic Sociology; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 11244 words.

Creative class theory posits that creative people are attracted to places most conducive to creative activity. The association of the share of employment in the arts with various indicators...

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The empirical performance of the NEG with reference to small areas

Bernard Fingleton.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development. 5490 words.

The New Economic Geography (NEG) has moved from being almost purely theoretical to now becoming a basis for empirical research. The question is, given its origins in international...

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Fertility, income inequality, and labour productivity

Ross Guest and Robyn Swift.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 7222 words.

There is mounting evidence of a complex system of multi-directional links between fertility, productivity and inequality. The contribution of this study is a multi-country analysis of these...

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Financial constraints and R&D and exporting strategies for Spanish manufacturing firms

Juan A. Máñez, María E. Rochina-Barrachina, Juan A. Sanchis-Llopis and Óscar Vicente.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Technological Change; Research and Development; Corporate Governance. 10896 words.

We investigate the role of internal and external financial constraints in the firms’ joint decision to export and invest in R&D. We use objective measures at the firm level such as cash...

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Heterogeneous effects of inter- and intra-city transportation infrastructure on economic growth: Evidence from Chinese cities

Yang Chen, Nimesh Salike, Fushu Luan and Ming He.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Transportation Systems. 8883 words.

This article studies the heterogeneous effects of inter- and intra-city transportation infrastructure on the growth of cities using a panel dataset comprising 219 Chinese cities over...

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HIV Pandemic, Medical Brain Drain, and Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Alok Bhargava and Frédéric Docquier.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Econometric Modelling; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economics of Health; Economic Development; Economywide Country Studies. 6926 words.

Country-level longitudinal data at three-year intervals over 1990–2004 are used to analyze the factors affecting emigration of physicians from Sub-Saharan countries and the effects of this...

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Innovation strategies as a source of persistent innovation

Tommy Clausen, Mikko Pohjola, Koson Sapprasert and Bart Verspagen.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables. 12513 words.

An important topic in the recent literature on firms’ innovation is the question of whether, and to what extent, firms which innovate once have a higher probability of innovating again in...

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Intangible capital and firms’ productivity

Emanuela Marrocu, Raffaele Paci and Marco Pontis.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2012; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Production and Organizations. 9103 words.

The competitive strategies and performances of firms in the industrialized countries are increasingly based on assets like the inventions of new processes and products, the improvements in...

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Job Satisfaction and Employment Equity in South Africa

Tim Hinks.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2010; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Labour Discrimination. 5452 words.

This paper is the first to estimate job satisfaction equations in post-Apartheid South Africa. Absolute earnings contribute to greater job satisfaction. Racial group is also an important...

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Migration, Self-selection and Returns to Education in the WAEMU

Philippe De Vreyer, Flore Gubert and François Roubaud.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2010; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Economic Development. 11748 words.

Using data from labour force surveys conducted simultaneously in the capital cities of seven West African Economic and Monetary Union countries, we estimate a model of residential location...

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A multilevel analysis of innovation in developing countries

Martin Srholec.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 12519 words.

Innovation is a multilevel phenomenon. Not only attributes of firms but also the framework conditions within which firms operate matter. Although this has been recognized in the literature...

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Political cycle in graduation rates

Christian Hubert Ebeke and Mireille Ntsama Etoundi.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Education and Research Institutions; Economic Development; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables. 8259 words.

We show that exam success rates in Sub-Saharan Africa increase significantly in the months prior to national elections. Using a sample of more than 35 African countries, the study seeks to...

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Political Economy of Recent Global Food Price Shocks: Gainers, Losers and Compensatory Mechanism

Bernadette Dia Kamgnia.

in Journal of African Economies

May 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Other Economic Systems; International Relations and International Political Economy; Agricultural Economics; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Public Economics. 19990 words.

Food prices have increased steadily since 2003 to become a real burden to the poor and net purchasers of food, although price shocks could be an opportunity to stimulate agricultural...

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Relaxing rural constraints: a ‘win-win’ policy for poverty and environment in China?

Ben Groom, Pauline Grosjean, Andreas Kontoleon, Timothy Swanson and Shiqiu Zhang.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2010; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Development Planning and Policy. 9783 words.

The link between institutional and market failures, rural poverty and environmental degradation suggests a ‘win-win’ policy intervention: relax local ‘constraints’ and achieve poverty...

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The rural growth trifecta: outdoor amenities, creative class and entrepreneurial context

David A. McGranahan, Timothy R. Wojan and Dayton M. Lambert.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2011; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 12674 words.

Recent work challenges the notion that attracting creative workers to a place is sufficient for generating local economic growth. In this article, we examine the problem of sustaining...

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