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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...

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Appropriate technology in a Solovian nonlinear growth model

Davide Fiaschi and Andrea Mario Lavezzi.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

March 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 6681 words.

We propose a Solovian growth model with a convex–concave production function and international technological spillovers. We test the empirical implications of the model, analysing the...

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Are grain markets in Niger driven by speculation?

Catherine Araujo Bonjean and Catherine Simonet.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economywide Country Studies. 9416 words.

Over the last two decades, millet prices in Niger have experienced several periods of spectacular increases during which they seemed to go well above their fundamental value. The presence...

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Determinants of pollution: what do we really know?

Martin Gassebner, Michael J. Lamla and Jan-Egbert Sturm.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Environmental Economics; International Relations and International Political Economy; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development. 11447 words.

The recent literature proposes many variables as significant determinants of pollution. This paper gives an overview of this literature and asks which of these factors have an empirically...

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Does Microfinance Reduce Rural Poverty? Evidence Based on Household Panel Data from Northern Ethiopia

Guush Berhane and Cornelis Gardebroek.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Banking; Economic Development. 7425 words.

Evidence on the long-term impacts of microfinance credit is scarce. We use a unique four-round panel dataset on farm households in northern Ethiopia that had access to microfinance,...

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Dynamic Persistence of Primary Commodity Prices

Atanu Ghoshray.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development. 6181 words.

This article examines the persistence of shocks to international commodity prices from 1900 to 2008 using the updated Grilli Yang Index. The main innovation of this study is that it...

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The empirical performance of the NEG with reference to small areas

Bernard Fingleton.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development. 5490 words.

The New Economic Geography (NEG) has moved from being almost purely theoretical to now becoming a basis for empirical research. The question is, given its origins in international...

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Estimation of Censored Demand Equations from Large Cross-Section Data

Federico Perali and Jean-Paul Chavas.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2000; p ublished online November 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development. 0 words.

The article develops an alternative econometric methodology to estimate a system of censored demand equations using a large cross-section data from Colombian urban households. The approach...

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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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How to measure the unobservable: a panel technique for the analysis of TFP convergence

Adriana Di Liberto, Francesco Pigliaru and Roberto Mura.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 10048 words.

This paper proposes a fixed-effect panel methodology that enables us to simultaneously take into account both TFP convergence and the traditional neoclassical-type of convergence. We...

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Innovation, spillovers and university–industry collaboration: an extended knowledge production function approach

Roderik Ponds, Frank van Oort and Koen Frenken.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2010; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development. 9829 words.

This article analyses the effect of knowledge spillovers from academic research on regional innovation. Spillovers are localized to the extent that the underlying mechanisms are...

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Les Liaisons dangereuses: a Minskyan approach to the relation of credit and investment in Argentina during the 1990s

Valeria Arza and Paula Español.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Production and Organizations; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development. 8478 words.

We classify firms according to their financial behaviour in the short term using a Minskyan taxonomy that classifies firms as Hedge, Speculative and Ponzi. We measure financial constraints...

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Medium- and Long-Term Participation in Microcredit: An Evaluation Using a New Panel Dataset from Bangladesh

Asadul Islam.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Banking; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development. 11843 words.

The objective of this paper is to estimate the impact of medium- and long-term participation in microcredit programs. It utilizes a new, and large, panel dataset collected from treatment...

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Modern Food Retailers and Traditional Markets in Developing Countries: Comparing Quality, Prices, and Competition Strategies in Thailand

Christin Schipmann and Matin Qaim.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 7086 words.

Supermarkets and hypermarkets are expanding rapidly in many developing countries. While consequences for farmers and consumers were analyzed recently, little is known about the implications...

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Quality upgrading, competition and trade policy: evidence from the agri-food sector

Daniele Curzi, Valentina Raimondi and Alessandro Olper.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

April 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 12281 words.

This paper analyses the extent to which the reduction of import tariffs as a measure of import competition affects the quality upgrading of the food products exported to the European Union...

Scales of regional income disparities in the USA, 1955–2003

Daisaku Yamamoto.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2008; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development. 9212 words.

This article examines multiple dimensions of regional per capita income disparities in the USA between 1955 and 2003 with a particular focus on scalar effects. It combines various...

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Should We Track Migrant Households When Collecting Household Panel Data? Household Relocation, Economic Mobility, and Attrition Biases in the Rural Philippines

Nobuhiko Fuwa.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods; Special Topics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Economic Development. 13578 words.

Based on household panel data that tracked migrant households (with an additional survey cost of 17 percent), this article describes behavior of household relocation and quantifies the...

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Spatial distribution of organic farming in Germany: does neighbourhood matter?

Eva Schmidtner, Christian Lippert, Barbara Engler, Anna Maria Häring, Jaochim Aurbacher and Stephan Dabbert.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

September 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development. 8027 words.

The spatial distribution of organic farming can be explained by combining the traditional location factors that account for spatial heterogeneity with the concept of spatial dependence. We...

Structural Change and Cross-Country Growth Empirics

Markus Eberhardt and Francis Teal.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 15842 words.

One of the most striking features of economic growth is the process of structural change whereby the share of agriculture in GDP decreases as countries develop. The cross-country growth...

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Volatility and the natural resource curse

Frederick van der Ploeg and Steven Poelhekke.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Financial Institutions and Services; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 10908 words.

We provide cross-country evidence that rejects the traditional interpretation of the natural resource curse. First, growth depends negatively on volatility of unanticipated output growth...

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