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Achieving Schooling for All in Africa: Costs, Commitment, and Gender

Walter W. McMahon.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2005; p ublished online June 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

Adjusting to Trade Liberalisation: The Case of Firms in the South African Textile Sector

Simon Roberts and John Thoburn.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2003; p ublished online March 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

This paper examines the responses of firms in the textile industry of South Africa to that country's rapid liberalisation of trade since the early 1990s. The data reveal that there have been...

Africa and the World Economy: A Focus on Capital — An Overview

Augustin Kwasi Fosu, Pramila Krishnan and Leonce Ndikumana.

in Journal of African Economies

December 2004; p ublished online December 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

Capital — physical, human or financial — is a vital factor in the growth and development of African economies, especially within the setting of the global economy. The present article...

Africa in the Global Economy. Richard E. Mshomba. Lynne Rienner Publishers, xvi + 245 pp. ISBN 1‐55587‐718‐4

Bruce F. Johnston.

in Journal of African Economies

September 2001; p ublished online September 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

African Economic Development Emmanuel Nnadozie (ed.) Academic Press, 2003

Yaye Sakho.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

African Growth: Why a ‘Big Push’?

Paul Collier.

in Journal of African Economies

December 2006; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 8242 words.

Over the past 40 years Africa has stagnated while other developing countries have grasped growth opportunities. This process of divergence has turned Africa into the poorest region. Africa...

African Regional Agreements: Impact on Trade with or without Currency Unions

Céline Carrère.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

The aim of this paper is (i) to assess the impact of regional agreements on members’ trade in Sub-Saharan Africa (intra-regional trade as well as trade with the rest of the world),...

Africa's Exodus: Capital Flight and the Brain Drain as Portfolio Decisions

Paul Collier, Anke Hoeffler and Catherine Pattillo.

in Journal of African Economies

December 2004; p ublished online December 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

We build a data set on financial and human capital flight for 48 countries for the period 1970–98 and analyse capital flight as a portfolio choice. Financial capital flight is measured as...

Africa's Resurgence and International Migration: An Overview

Olu Ajakaiye, Robert E.B. Lucas and Joseph T. Karugia.

in Journal of African Economies

December 2006; p ublished online November 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 6994 words.

In this issue, geography, market integration and institutions are identified as the fundamental constraints on Africa's future prosperity. It is pointed out that, in line with the...

Africa's Role in Multilateral Trade Negotiations: Past and Future

Zhen Kun Wang and L. Alan Winters.

in Journal of African Economies

June 1998; p ublished online June 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

Africa's Stalled Development: International Causes and Cures. David K. Leonard and Scott Straus. Boulder CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2003. 159 pp. ISBN 1‐58826‐140‐9

Anke Hoeffler.

in Journal of African Economies

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

After the Oil: Challenges Ahead in Gabon

Ludvig Söderling.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2006; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

This paper studies the prospects for sustainable growth and economic development in Gabon, in the face of a severe decline in its main source of income and growth, i.e. oil. A simple...

The Agricultural Technology–Market Linkage under Liberalisation in Ghana: Evidence from Micro Data

Tsegaye Yilma, Ernst Berg and Thomas Berger.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2008; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 6023 words.

Combinations of factors, including inappropriate economic policies, have contributed to the poor economic performance of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The impacts of some corrective policy...

Agriculture for Development in Africa: Business-as-Usual or New Departures?

Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 10046 words.

The world of agriculture is in a state of crisis. And nowhere is this more important than for Africa, where economies depend heavily on agriculture and hunger is on the rise. Agriculture is...

Aid and Policies under Weak Donor Conditionality

Giulio Federico.

in Journal of African Economies

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

Donors who seek to impose policy conditionality on countries receiving their aid commonly face conflicting incentives between using aid to induce income-increasing reforms and using it to...

Aid and Reform in Africa. Shantayanan Devarajan, David R. Dollar and Torgny Holmgren. The World Bank, 696 pp

Finn Tarp.

in Journal of African Economies

September 2001; p ublished online September 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

Aid, Debt Burden and Government Fiscal Behaviour in Côte d'Ivoire

Mark McGillivray and Bazoumana Ouattara.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2005; p ublished online June 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

This paper examines the impact of foreign aid on public sector fiscal behaviour in Côte d'Ivoire. A special interest is the relationship between aid, debt servicing and debt, given that Côte...

Aid 'dependency': a critique

P Collier.

in Journal of African Economies

December 1999; p ublished online December 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

Aid effectiveness in Africa: the unfinished agenda

C Lancaster.

in Journal of African Economies

December 1999; p ublished online December 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

Africa is the world's most aided major region. Yet economic growth has been disappointingly low there. A number of factors explain the poor outcomes and limited sustainability of and in...

AIDS and the Accumulation and Utilisation of Human Capital in Africa

Amar Hamoudi and Nancy Birdsall.

in Journal of African Economies

July 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

Education is one of the great challenges of development. This paper outlines the likely effects of the AIDS pandemic in Africa on the continent's ability to produce education and use it...