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Access to banking finance and exporting

Roberto Álvarez and Ricardo A. López.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development. 6341 words.

This article uses firm-level data for the period 1995–2002 to examine whether access to finance increases the probability of exporting of Chilean manufacturing plants. We exploit...

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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Agricultural Globalization: Is It Good or Bad for Developing Economies?: Discussion Paper

Philip G. Pardey.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2006; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 1238 words.

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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 Food Security

Mankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan, Rajul Pandya-Lorch and Sivan Yosef.

in International Development

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics; Economic Development and Growth; Economic Development; General Economics and Teaching. 7915 words.

The discourse about agriculture and its link to food security have evolved greatly over the past century. Early thinking focused solely on the ability to increase the production of staple...

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Aid and growth at the regional level

Axel Dreher and Steffen Lohmann.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development; International Finance. 12029 words.

This paper brings the aid effectiveness debate to the sub-national level. We hypothesize the non-robust results regarding the effects of aid on development in the previous literature to...

Aid and trade

Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann and Thierry Verdier.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

September 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Development. 14381 words.

This paper surveys the recent theoretical and empirical literature that explores the relations between aid and trade and asks about the complementarity or substitution effects at work. We...

Are international technology gaps growing or shrinking in the age of globalization?

Thomas Kemeny.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2011; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; International Trade; Economic Development. 14589 words.

This article examines changing international technology gaps over the recent period of globalization, 1972–2001, using a novel measure of technology. It evaluates each economy's technology...

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Are Remittances Insurance? Evidence from Rainfall Shocks in the Philippines

Dean Yang and HwaJung Choi.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; International Factor Movements and International Business; International Finance; Economic Development. 10719 words.

Do remittances sent by overseas migrants serve as insurance for recipient households? In a study of how remittances from overseas respond to income shocks experienced by Philippine...

The Asian Model of Development: From Crises to Transformation

Simon S. C. Tay.

in International Development

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics; Economic Development and Growth; Economic Development; General Economics and Teaching. 8398 words.

The idea of an Asian model for development grew with the rise of the “tiger” economies of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan, dubbed “the East Asian Miracle” by the World Bank....

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Assessing the Effects of the WTO Agreement on Rice Markets: What can We Learn from the First Five Years?

Daniel A. Sumner, Frank H. Buck and Hyunok Lee.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2000; p ublished online August 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

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Beyond firm-centrism: re-integrating labour and capitalism into global commodity chain analysis

Ben Selwyn.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2012; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; International Relations and International Political Economy; Labour and Demographic Economics; Economic Development. 10406 words.

Since the mid-1990s, global commodity chain (GCC) analysis has contributed much to our understanding of processes of globalization and development. It has however, broadly failed to...

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Brain Drain in Developing Countries

Frédéric Docquier, Olivier Lohest and Abdeslam Marfouk.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development; Demand and Supply of Labour. 8653 words.

An original data set on international migration by educational attainment for 1990 and 2000 is used to analyze the determinants of brain drain from developing countries. The analysis starts...

Brazil

Renato G. Flores.

in International Development

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics; Economic Development and Growth; Economic Development; General Economics and Teaching. 8198 words.

Brazil offers an interesting case study of economic growth which combines both textbook and unorthodox policies. Eighty years of Brazilian history are described in three periods: the first...

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Care regimes and national employment models

Annamaria Simonazzi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; International Factor Movements and International Business; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Economic Development. 10825 words.

Rapid population ageing has dramatically increased the social and economic cost of elderly care. As a consequence of the search for cost effectiveness/reduction we observe a convergence in...

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Causality between FDI and Financial Market Development: Evidence from Emerging Markets

Issouf Soumaré and Fulbert Tchana Tchana.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development. 3350 words.

This paper studies the causal relationship between foreign direct investment (FDI) and financial market development (FMD) using panel data from emerging markets. Most studies of the...

Causes of and Constraints to Agricultural and Economic Development: Discussion

Laurian J. Unnevehr.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Economic Development; International Finance. 1015 words.

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The changing pattern of foreign trade specialization in Indian manufacturing

Michele Alessandrini, Bassam Fattouh and Pasquale Scaramozzino.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

June 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Development; Development Planning and Policy; Economywide Country Studies. 9356 words.

This paper examines the pattern of international trade specialization in Indian manufacturing since the mid-1980s by using data on trade flows. Low-technology sectors still dominate the...

Changing the U.S. Sugar Program into a Standard Crop Program: Consequences under the North American Free Trade Agreement and Doha

David Abler, John C. Beghin, David Blandford and Amani Elobeid.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 9021 words.

We analyze the impact of continuing the existing U.S. sugar program, replacing it with a standard program, and implementing the standard program with multilateral trade liberalization....

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Child Growth, Shocks, and Food Aid in Rural Ethiopia

Takashi Yamano, Harold Alderman and Luc Christiaensen.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2005; p ublished online May 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Economics of Health; Economic Development; International Finance. 10095 words.

Child stunting in Ethiopia has persisted at alarming rates, despite enormous amounts of food aid, often procured in response to shocks. Using nationally representative data, the study finds...

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