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Accounting for Heterogeneity in Growth Incidence in Cameroon Using Recentered Influence Function Regression

B. Essama-Nssah, Saumik Paul and Léandre Bassolé.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economywide Country Studies; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Microeconomics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 9781 words.

This paper frames growth incidence analysis within the logic of social impact evaluation understood as an assessment of variations in individual and social outcomes attributable to shocks...

Acquisition of European research funds and its effect on international scientific collaboration

Jarno Hoekman, Thomas Scherngell, Koen Frenken and Robert Tijssen.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 11692 words.

The Framework Programmes (FPs) funded by the European Commission support transnational research collaborations in order to make the European Research Area more competitive. Some have raised...

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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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Africa’s Urbanization

M. Freire, S. Lall and D. Leipziger.

in The Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics: Context and Concepts

P ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 7711 words.

This chapter examines Africa’s urbanization and the challenges and opportunities it presents, with emphasis on what it will take to make African cities efficient, sustainable, and...

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The African Financial Development and Financial Inclusion Gaps

Franklin Allen, Elena Carletti, Robert Cull, Jun ‘QJ’ Qian, Lemma Senbet and Patricio Valenzuela.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 8314 words.

This paper investigates the African financial development and financial inclusion gaps relative to other peer developing countries. Using a set of variables related to financial development...

Age, seniority and labour costs: lessons from the Finnish IT revolution

Francesco Daveri and Mika Maliranta.

in Economic Policy

January 2007; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 22547 words.

The bad labour market performance of the workforce over 50 indicates that an aged workforce is often a burden for firms. Our paper seeks to investigate whether and why this is the case by...

Ageing and unused capacity in Europe: is there an early retirement trap?

Viola Angelini, Agar Brugiavini and Guglielmo Weber.

in Economic Policy

July 2009; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 16832 words.

We address the issue of how early retirement may interact with limited use of financial markets in producing financial hardship later in life, when some risks (such as long-term care) are...

Agglomeration, clusters, and industrial policy

Max Nathan and Henry Overman.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Regulation and Industrial Policy. 11548 words.

This paper considers the appropriate spatial scale for industrial policy. Should policy focus on particular places, targeting clusters of firms that are spatially concentrated? Or should...

Agglomeration, Growth and Regional Equity: An Analysis of Agriculture- versus Urban-led Development in Uganda

Paul Dorosh and James Thurlow.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2012; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regional Government Analysis; General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium; Economic Development. 8698 words.

Traditional development models focus on the sector rather than location of growth. Advocates of agriculture-led strategies emphasise agriculture's strong growth linkages and potential to...

Agricultural Price Policy, Employment, and Migration in a Diversified Rural Economy: A Village-Town CGE Analysis from Mexico

J. Edward Taylor, Antonio Yunez-Naude and George Dyer.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1999; p ublished online August 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

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The Agricultural Productivity Gap

Douglas Gollin, David Lagakos and Michael E. Waugh.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 17899 words.

According to national accounts data, value added per worker is much higher in the nonagricultural sector than in agriculture in the typical country, particularly in developing countries....

Agriculture’s Changing Role in Ethiopia’s Economic Transformation

Stefan Dercon and Douglas Gollin.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Ethiopian Economy

January 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 9131 words.

This chapter discusses the role agriculture has played in growth and economic transformation in Ethiopia since the 1990s. Ethiopia’s dominant development strategy narrative since the 1990s...

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Airport cities and metropolitan labor markets: an extension and response to Cidell

Stephen J. Appold.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transport; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 10305 words.

Using Census 2000 CTPP tract-level data for the 51 largest U.S. metropolitan areas, airport cities—agglomerations of employment anchored by airports—are placed in the context of...

Amenities and spatial talent distribution: evidence from the Chinese IT industry

Huasheng Song, Min Zhang and Ruqu Wang.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 8714 words.

Provincial-level data from the Chinese IT industry from 2003 to 2011 is used to investigate how amenities affect the distribution of workers’ locations. We find spatial autocorrelation...

The American scenescape: amenities, scenes and the qualities of local life

Daniel Silver.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 8337 words.

This paper outlines a new approach to measuring local quality of place. It uses a national database of some 500 types of local amenities to measure the local ‘scene’ in every US zip code....

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The Americanization of European football

Thomas Hoehn and Stefan Szymanski.

in Economic Policy

April 1999; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 0 words.

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European football The structure of leagues and revenue sharing

Will European football keep leagues open, or adopt the American system of...

Analysis of spreads in the dollar/euro and deutschemark/dollar foreign exchange markets

Charles Goodhart, Ryan Love, Richard Payne and Dagfinn Rime.

in Economic Policy

October 2002; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 6711 words.

Forex markets and the euro

Dollar spreads: mark versus euro

We compute bid-ask spreads for the dollar/euro exchange rate market and find them to be substantially larger...

Anatomy of employment growth

Pietro Garibaldi and Paolo Mauro.

in Economic Policy

April 2002; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 17626 words.

This paper studies net employment growth across 21 OECD economies since 1980, focusing on the wide range of experiences within the European Union. The initial composition of employment...

Anti-Poverty Transfers and Poverty Reduction

Armando Barrientos.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Brazilian Economy

October 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development and Growth. 9825 words.

This chapter examines the role that public policy initiatives—specifically anti-poverty transfers—have played in the reduction of poverty and inequality in Brazil. A number of anti-poverty...

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Apocalypse now or business as usual? Reducing the carbon emissions of the global car industry

John Mikler.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 10588 words.

The comparative institutionalist literature stresses that capitalist relations of production vary between industrialized nations. This has implications for car firms' environmental, as well...

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