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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...

The Elusive Gains from International Financial Integration

Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas and Olivier Jeanne.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2006; p ublished online July 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development. 12801 words.

Standard theoretical arguments tell us that countries with relatively little capital benefit from financial integration as foreign capital flows in and speeds up the process of convergence....

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Intra-European imbalances, adjustment, and growth in the eurozone

Paolo Guerrieri and Piero Esposito.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economywide Country Studies; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 7570 words.

This paper considers the increase in the Euro intra-area imbalances since the late 1990s and their role in the current European debt crisis. By focusing on the case study of Italy and...

Natural resources, export structure, and investment

Stephen R. Bond and Adeel Malik.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Environmental Economics; International Trade; Economic Development. 9699 words.

We present cross-country empirical evidence on the role of natural resources in explaining long-run differences in private investment as a share of GDP in a sample of 78 developing...

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Openness, Investment and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Hector Sala and Pedro Trivín.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Economywide Country Studies; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 9973 words.

This paper revisits the determinants of economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa by looking at conditional and unconditional convergence, and by focusing on the growth incidence of...

The revenge of the market on the rentiers.

José Gabriel Palma.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Economics; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Development; International Relations and International Political Economy; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; International Finance; History of Financial Markets and Institutions; Financial Institutions and Services; Corporate Governance. 19819 words.

Starting from the perspective of heterodox Keynesian–Minskyian–Kindlebergian financial economics, this paper begins by highlighting a number of mechanisms that contributed to the current...

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Specialization and risk sharing in European regions

Roberto Basile and Alessandro Girardi.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2010; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; International Trade; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables. 6165 words.

Economic theory emphasizes that risk sharing makes it possible to exploit benefits from comparative advantages and economies of scale. Unlike previous studies we test (and reject) the...

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Trade Liberalization and Investment: Firm-level Evidence from Mexico

Ivan T. Kandilov and Aslı Leblebicioğlu.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; International Trade; Economic Development; Development Planning and Policy; Intertemporal Choice and Growth. 11891 words.

Plant-level panel data from Mexico's Annual Industrial Survey is employed to evaluate the impact of reductions in tariffs and import license coverage on final goods, as well as...

Why Haven't Global Markets Reduced Inequality in Emerging Economies?

E. Maskin.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; International Trade; Economic Development. 2248 words.

The theory of comparative advantage predicts that globalization should cause inequality in emerging economies to fall. However, this has not been true of the current globalization (even...