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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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The balance of payments-constrained growth rate and the natural rate of growth: new empirical evidence

Matteo Lanzafame.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 9406 words.

This paper implements a panel approach to investigate the empirical relevance of ‘Thirlwall’s law‘, which states that long-run growth must be consistent with balance of payments (BOP)...

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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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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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Financial constraints and R&D and exporting strategies for Spanish manufacturing firms

Juan A. Máñez, María E. Rochina-Barrachina, Juan A. Sanchis-Llopis and Óscar Vicente.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Technological Change; Research and Development; Corporate Governance. 10896 words.

We investigate the role of internal and external financial constraints in the firms’ joint decision to export and invest in R&D. We use objective measures at the firm level such as cash...

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Heterogeneous Aid Effects on Tax Revenues: Accounting for Government Stability in WAEMU Countries

Hermann D. Yohou, Michaël Goujon and Wautabouna Ouattara.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economywide Country Studies. 12159 words.

Using a panel threshold model, we examine the heterogeneous effects of foreign aid on tax revenue due to government stability in the West African Economic and Monetary Union countries over...

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HIV Pandemic, Medical Brain Drain, and Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Alok Bhargava and Frédéric Docquier.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Econometric Modelling; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economics of Health; Economic Development; Economywide Country Studies. 6926 words.

Country-level longitudinal data at three-year intervals over 1990–2004 are used to analyze the factors affecting emigration of physicians from Sub-Saharan countries and the effects of this...

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Immigration and economic growth in the OECD countries 1986–2006

Ekrame Boubtane, Jean-Christophe Dumont and Christophe Rault.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; International Factor Movements and International Business; Demand and Supply of Labour; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 9369 words.

This paper offers a reappraisal of the impact of migration on economic growth for 22 OECD countries between 1986–2006, and relies on a unique data set we compiled that allows us to...

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The Impact of Financial Literacy Training for Migrants

John Gibson, David McKenzie and Bilal Zia.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2014; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development; Design of Experiments. 12148 words.

Remittances are a major source of external financing for many developing countries, but the cost of sending them remains high in many migration corridors. Despite efforts to lower these...

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Innovation activities and learning processes in the crisis: evidence from Italian export in manufacturing and services

Raffaele Brancati, Emanuela Marrocu, Manuel Romagnoli and Stefano Usai.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2018; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Technological Change; Research and Development; Production and Organizations; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 13437 words.

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Are there any factors driving firms’ internationalization process other than productivity? By means of a firm-level data set on manufacturing and...

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Measuring Violent Conflict in Micro-level Surveys: Current Practices and Methodological Challenges

Tilman Brück, Patricia Justino, Philip Verwimp, Alexandra Avdeenko and Andrew Tedesco.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; International Relations and International Political Economy; Economic Development. 11631 words.

This paper reviews current practices and common challenges in the measurement of the causes, functioning, and consequences of violent conflict at the micro-level. We review existing...

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Political Economy of Recent Global Food Price Shocks: Gainers, Losers and Compensatory Mechanism

Bernadette Dia Kamgnia.

in Journal of African Economies

May 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Other Economic Systems; International Relations and International Political Economy; Agricultural Economics; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Public Economics. 19990 words.

Food prices have increased steadily since 2003 to become a real burden to the poor and net purchasers of food, although price shocks could be an opportunity to stimulate agricultural...

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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...

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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Stop! The Polio Vaccination Cessation Game

Scott Barrett.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2010; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; International Relations and International Political Economy; Public Economics; Economics of Health; Economic Development. 10057 words.

Should polio be eradicated worldwide, countries must decide whether to continue to vaccinate with the live-attenuated vaccine, to continue to vaccinate with the alternative, killed vaccine,...

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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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