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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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Agriculture and the Changing Nation-State: Implications for Policy and Political Economy

James T. Bonnen, Douglas D. Hedley and David B. Schweikhardt.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1997; p ublished online December 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Capitalist Systems; Agricultural Economics; Public Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

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Agriculture in Economic Development: Primary Engine of Growth or Chicken and Egg?

Isabelle Tsakok and Bruce Gardner.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Economic Development; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Agricultural Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 3743 words.

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Assessing Piketty’s second law of capitalism

Jakob B Madsen, Antonio Minniti and Francesco Venturini.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Economywide Country Studies; Capitalist Systems. 8006 words.

Abstract

This paper assesses Piketty’s second fundamental law of capitalism to investigate patterns and determinants of wealth inequality over the last century...

An Axiomatic Approach to the Measurement of Corruption: Theory and Applications

James E. Foster, Andrew W. Horowitz and Fabio Méndez.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Economic Development; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 7291 words.

No generally accepted framework exists for constructing and evaluating measures of corruption. This article shows how the axiomatic approach of the poverty and inequality literature can be...

Can Civil Society Overcome Government Failure in Africa?

Shantayanan Devarajan, Stuti Khemani and Michael Walton.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Economic Development. 10833 words.

Government failures are widespread in Africa. Symptoms include absentee teachers, leakage of public funds, monopolized trucking, and employment-restricting regulations. Can civil society do...

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China as a Potential Market for U.S. Pork Exports

William A. Amponsah, Xiang Dong Qin and Xuehua Peng.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 3731 words.

This study provides details of emerging opportunities for U.S. pork exporters following the U.S.-China WTO Accession Agreement. The Agreement will enable the United States to gain...

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China's Accession to the World Trade Organization: What Is at Stake for Agricultural Markets?

Frank Fuller, John Beghin, Stéphane De Cara, Jacinto Fabiosa, Cheng Fang and Holger Matthey.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 7059 words.

We analyze the impact of China's accession to the World Trade Organization on major crop and livestock markets using the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) modeling...

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China's Food Exports Face Dumping Laws

Colin A. Carter and Caroline Gunning-Trant.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2006; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 4052 words.

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Comment on “Evaluating Recipes for Development Success”: The Policy Usefulness of Institutional and Political Analyses of Development

Philip Keefer.

in The World Bank Research Observer

January 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Other Economic Systems; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 2098 words.

In “Evaluating Recipes for Development Success” Avinash Dixit criticizes recent efforts to identify the “fundamental” causes of development and to distill policy recommendations from these...

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The Creation and Spread of Technology and Total Factor Productivity in China's Agriculture

Songqing Jin, Jikun Huang, Ruifa Hu and Scott Rozelle.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2002; p ublished online November 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 0 words.

The overall goal of this study is to create a framework for assessing the trends of China's national and international investment in agricultural research and to measure its impact on total...

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Critical masses in the decollectivisation of post-Soviet agriculture

Martin Petrick and Michael R. Carter.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

June 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Production and Organizations; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 8839 words.

Summary

Decollectivisation in post-Soviet agriculture has generally been slow except for islands of complete individualisation. Our model interlinks two...

Cuba's Agricultural Transition and Food Security in a Global Perspective

Olivia Riera and Johan Swinnen.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Agricultural Economics. 13867 words.

This paper reviews the situation in the agricultural sector and food security in Cuba, and particularly the transformations that have (not) taken place since 1990. We compare the Cuban...

A Cultural Hedonic Framework for Increasing the Consumption of Unfamiliar Foods: Soy Acceptance in Russia and Colombia

Brian Wansink, Steven T. Sonka and Matthew M. Cheney.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 0 words.

It is important to understand how a country's cultural influences may affect the introduction of a new or unfamiliar food. In this paper, we present a cultural hedonic framework that uses a...

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The Decision to Invest in Child Quality over Quantity: Household Size and Household Investment in Education in Vietnam

Hai-Anh H. Dang and F. Halsey Rogers.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Demographic Economics; Economic Development; Economywide Country Studies; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 16900 words.

During Vietnam's two decades of rapid economic growth, its fertility rate has fallen sharply at the same time that its educational attainment has risen rapidly—macro trends that are...

A Decomposition of Total Factor Productivity Growth: The Case of Chinese Agricultural Growth before and after Reforms

K.P. Kalirajan, M.B. Obwona and S. Zhao.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 1996; p ublished online May 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Production and Organizations; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Economic Development. 0 words.

Our objective in this paper is to explain a method to decompose the sources of total factor productivity (TFP) growth into technological progress and changes in technical efficiency within...

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The deindustrialisation/tertiarisation hypothesis reconsidered: a subsystem application to the OECD7

Sandro Montresor and Giuseppe Vittucci Marzetti.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2011; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Economic Systems; Services; Economic Development. 7195 words.

The diffusion of outsourcing and vertical foreign direct investment (FDI) among manufacturing firms, along with the vertical integration of market services into manufacturing, is...

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The Demand for Food Quality in Rural China

Xiaohua Yu and David Abler.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 7427 words.

Many studies of food demand do not use actual prices but unit values, obtained by dividing expenditures by the quantity consumed. This can bias empirical analyses because unit values are...

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Design in a downturn? Creative work, labour market dynamics and institutions in comparative perspective

Tara Vinodrai.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Comparative Economic Systems; Economic Sociology; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 10205 words.

This article examines how creative workers are adapting to the global economic downturn and how this process is unfolding in different national and regional institutional spaces. The...

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Development at the Border: Policies and National Integration in Côte D'Ivoire and Its Neighbors

Denis Cogneau, Sandrine Mesplé-Somps and Gilles Spielvogel.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2015; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Comparative Economic Systems. 11952 words.

By applying regression discontinuity designs to a set of household surveys from the 1980–90s, we examine whether Côte d'Ivoire's aggregate wealth was translated at the borders of...