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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...

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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...

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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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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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Consistency or Conflict in OECD Agricultural Trade and Aid Policies

Joe Dewbre, Wyatt Thompson and Joshua Dewbre.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Development; International Finance. 3961 words.

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Controls on capital inflows and the transmission of external shocks

Antonio C. David.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Economic Development; International Finance. 8139 words.

In this paper we attempt to analyse whether price-based controls on capital inflows are successful in insulating economies against external shocks. We present results from vector...

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Counterpart funding requirements and the foreign aid procyclicality puzzle

Stéphane Pallage and Michel A. Robe.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economic Development; International Financial Markets; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; International Finance. 10332 words.

Official development assistance is a key source of external finance in many developing countries. A striking feature of these aid flows is their positive correlation with business cycles in...

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Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa

Raju Jan Singh, Markus Haacker, Kyung-woo Lee and Maëlan Le Goff.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2011; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; International Finance; Economywide Country Studies; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 8176 words.

This paper investigates the determinants and the macroeconomic role of remittances in sub-Saharan Africa. It assembles the most comprehensive data set available so far on remittances in the...

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Does Aid for Education Educate Children? Evidence from Panel Data

Axel Dreher, Peter Nunnenkamp and Rainer Thiele.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; Economic Development; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Education and Research Institutions. 9275 words.

Most of the aid effectiveness literature has focused on the potential growth effects of aggregate aid, with inconclusive results. Considering that donors have repeatedly stressed the...

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Does Food Aid Have a Future?

Vernon W. Ruttan.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1998; p ublished online August 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; International Finance. 0 words.

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Ethnic Fractionalisation and Aid Effectiveness

Roland Hodler and David S. Knight.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 8884 words.

We test the hypothesis that the effect of foreign aid on economic growth is positive in ethnically homogenous countries, but decreasing in ethnic fractionalisation. Using panel data...

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The fallacy of composition and contractionary devaluations: output effects of real exchange rate shocks in semi-industrialised countries

Robert A. Blecker and Arslan Razmi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2008; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Economic Development. 11968 words.

This paper studies whether intra-developing country price competition has significant effects on the short-run growth of output in developing countries that are specialised in manufactured...

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The Finance–Growth Thesis: A Sceptical Assessment

Thomas Barnebeck Andersen, Sam Jones and Finn Tarp.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; International Finance. 10581 words.

Financial liberalisation is widely seen as key to promoting financial development and unlocking growth in developing countries. While this thesis has been backed by an extensive literature,...

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Financing Post-Conflict Recovery in Africa: The Role of International Development Assistance

M. K. Mlambo, A. B. Kamara and M. Nyende.

in Journal of African Economies

July 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; International Relations and International Political Economy; Economic Development. 7089 words.

This paper attempts to identify the key challenges of financing countries in post-conflict transition. Such countries constitute a critical development challenge given their enormous...

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Food Aid and Poverty

Barrett E. Kirwan and Margaret McMillan.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Economic Development; International Finance. 3304 words.

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Food Aid During Conflict: Can One Reconcile Its Humanitarian, Economic, and Political Economy Effects?

Frances Stewart.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1998; p ublished online August 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; International Finance. 0 words.

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Food Aid During Conflict: Discussion

T. N. Srinivasan.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1998; p ublished online August 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; International Finance. 0 words.

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Food Aid: Is It Development Assistance, Trade Promotion, Both, or Neither?

Christopher B. Barrett.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1998; p ublished online August 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; International Finance. 0 words.

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Geography, trade and regional development: the role of wage costs, exchange rates and currency/capital movements

Michael Dunford, Weidong Liu, Zhigao Liu and Godfrey Yeung.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; International Finance. 9873 words.

Existing theories of geographical specialization and trade can be classified into four groups: supply-side; demand-side; endogenous growth and institutional models. In the recent past,...

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Improving the availability of trade finance in low-income countries: an assessment of remaining gaps

Marc Auboin.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Corporate Governance; Banking; Economic Development; International Finance. 7184 words.

Conditions in trade finance markets have returned to normality along the main global routes after the global financial crisis of 2008–9. The structural difficulties of poor countries in...

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