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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...

Postconflict Monetary Reconstruction

Christopher Adam, Paul Collier and Victor A.B. Davies.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; International Finance; Economic Development. 8922 words.

During civil wars governments typically resort to inflation to raise revenue. A model of this phenomenon is presented, estimated, and applied to the choices and constraints faced during the...

Resource Funds: Stabilising, Parking, and Inter-generational Transfer

Anthony J. Venables and Samuel E. Wills.

in Journal of African Economies

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; International Finance; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Economic Development; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 9815 words.

The paper explores strategies for managing revenue from natural resources, focusing on the balance between domestic and foreign asset accumulation. It suggests that domestic asset...

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Sovereign risk: constitutions rule

Emanuel Kohlscheen.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2010; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Economic Development; International Finance. 9755 words.

This paper models the executive's choice of whether to reschedule external debt as the outcome of an intra-governmental negotiation process. The key issue the paper tries to explain is the...

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Sovereign Wealth Funds and Natural Resource Management in Africa

Samuel E. Wills, Lemma W. Senbet and Witness Simbanegavi.

in Journal of African Economies

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; International Finance; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Corporate Governance; Corporate Regulation; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Publicly Provided Goods; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economic Development; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 8386 words.

Non-renewable resources dominate nearly one quarter of the world's economies. Over half of these economies are developing, with many in Africa. Managing resource revenues is one of the most...

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What Can We Learn about the “Resource Curse” from Foreign Aid?

Kevin M. Morrison.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2012; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development; International Relations and International Political Economy; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; International Finance. 8934 words.

A large body of literature has arisen in economics and political science analyzing the apparent “resource curse”—the tendency of countries with high levels of natural resources to exhibit...

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