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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...

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Aid and Dutch Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa

David Fielding and Fred Gibson.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 6795 words.

International aid has an ambiguous effect on the macroeconomy of the recipient country. To the extent that aid raises consumer expenditure, there will be some real exchange rate...

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Antidumping, Retaliation Threats, and Export Prices

Veysel Avsar.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2013; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 5412 words.

Utilizing four-dimensional (firm-product-destination-year) Brazilian firm-level export data, we show that antidumping (AD) duties result in a significant and dramatic increase in the unit...

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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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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...

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China and the Manufacturing Terms-of-Trade of African Exporters

Nelson B. Villoria.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies. 12785 words.

China's export expansion is commonly associated with lower global manufacturing prices. For most countries, lower prices heighten global competition but also allow importing a cheaper and...

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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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Deep Integration in Eastern and Southern Africa: What are the Stakes?

Edward J. Balistreri, David G. Tarr and Hidemichi Yonezawa.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; International Relations and International Political Economy. 14335 words.

Evidence indicates that trade costs are a much more substantial barrier to trade than tariffs, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. We decompose trade costs into (a) trade facilitation; (b)...

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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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Diversifying external linkages: the exercise of Irish economic sovereignty in long-term perspective

Frank Barry.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; International Relations and International Political Economy; Regional and Urban Economic History. 7249 words.

Political independence is usually associated with an attempt to reduce economic dependency on the former dominant or colonial power. For most of the early period since Irish independence...

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Do Unions Matter? Trade Reform and Manufacturing Wages in South Africa

Riham Shendy.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2010; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies. 12214 words.

The effect of nominal tariff cuts on industry wage differentials has been the subject of a number of recent empirical studies. In this paper we investigate the latter relationship with...

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Economic development and the geography of institutions

Maarten Bosker and Harry Garretsen.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2009; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; International Relations and International Political Economy; Economic Development. 13998 words.

To explain cross-country income differences, research has recently focused on the so-called deep determinants of economic development, notably institutions and geography. This article shows...

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Economics, postcolonial theory and the problem of culture: institutional analysis and hybridity

Eiman O. Zein-Elabdin.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; International Relations and International Political Economy; Economic Methodology. 7506 words.

Postcolonial theory has not yet made an impact in economics. This may be explained by the different treatment of culture in each field. In postcolonial theory, culture serves as a central...

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Externalities from foreign direct investment in the Mexican retailing sector

Cédric Durand.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2007; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 6672 words.

This contribution to the discussion on the impact of foreign direct investment in developing countries is based on an empirical study of the consequences of transnational corporations'...

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The four fallacies of contemporary austerity policies: the lost Keynesian legacy

Robert Boyer.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Economics; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economywide Country Studies; Money and Interest Rates; International Finance; National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; General Aggregative Models; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 11726 words.

The contemporary wide-scale austerity measures are likely to fail in most countries. The first fallacy derives from the false diagnosis that the present crisis is the outcome of lax public...

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Global competition, institutional context and regional production networks: up- and downgrading experiences in Romania’s apparel industry

Leonhard Plank and Cornelia Staritz.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development. 9499 words.

Global competition, trade policy and national institutional context are reconfiguring the role of regional apparel suppliers. By studying the development of Romania’s apparel industry, the...

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Global growth and international cooperation: a structuralist perspective

Mario Cimoli and Gabriel Porcile.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2011; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; International Relations and International Political Economy; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 7906 words.

This paper revisits the structuralist ideas on trade and growth and suggests (based on the Prebisch's principle of implicit reciprocity) that policies for promoting structural change in the...

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Globalization, wage shares and income distribution in Turkey

Cem Oyvat.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; Microeconomics. 7286 words.

Globalization is often observed to result in greater labour flexibility and decreased labour bargaining power; thus, imposing a downward pressure on wages, especially in the sectors...

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Growth spillovers and market access in Africa

Alexander J Moore.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economywide Country Studies. 7584 words.

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How much do countries in Africa benefit from their neighbours’ growth? This paper shows that neighbouring growth increases a country’s ‘foreign market...

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Growth-enhancing Effect of Openness to Trade and Migrations: What is the Effective Transmission Channel for Africa?

Dramane Coulibaly, Blaise Gnimassoun and Valérie Mignon.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economywide Country Studies. 14496 words.

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This paper investigates the growth-enhancing effect of openness to trade and to migration by focusing on African countries. Relying on robust...

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