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Aid and domestic resource mobilization with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa

Oliver Morrissey.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Planning and Policy; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; International Finance. 7856 words.

Increasing tax revenues in low-income countries is essential to address future development finance requirements. This is particularly important for aid recipients, the focus of this paper....

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Competitive harm in global supply chains: assessing current responses and identifying potential future responses

David J Gerber.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

April 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; International Factor Movements and International Business; International Relations and International Political Economy; Economics; Public Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Law and Economics; Business and Management; Economic History; Economic Development. 9996 words.

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Global supply (or ‘value’) chains add much to the value of global markets, offering benefits to both producers and consumers. Yet, global supply...

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...

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The Doha Agenda Negotiations on Agriculture: What Could They Deliver?

Will Martin and Kym Anderson.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2006; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 3869 words.

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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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Globalization and the rise of mega-cities in the developing world

Frederick van der Ploeg and Steven Poelhekke.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; International Economics; Economic Development. 13228 words.

Thomas Friedman has argued in The World Is Flat that those who deny rapid globalization will not survive in the global economy. First, we critically discuss Friedman's views and highlight...

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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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The Impact of Agricultural Subsidies on Global Welfare

Won W. Koo and P. Lynn Kennedy.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2006; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 4626 words.

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Inequality and the import demand function

Antonis Adam, Margarita Katsimi and Thomas Moutos.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2012; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Development Planning and Policy; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 10334 words.

In this paper we assess the empirical importance of changes in inequality on the demand for imports by examining panel data for 59 developing and developed countries for the 1970-1997...

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Is Foreign Aid Fungible? Evidence from the Education and Health Sectors

Nicolas Van de Sijpe.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; International Finance; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Development Planning and Policy. 14925 words.

This paper adopts a new approach to the issue of foreign aid fungibility. Unlike most existing empirical studies, I employ panel data that contain information on the specific purposes for...

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Krueger, Schiff, and Valdés Revisited: Agricultural Price and Trade Policy Reform in Developing Countries since 1960

Kym Anderson.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

June 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; International Trade; International Relations and International Political Economy; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 15637 words.

A study of distortions to agricultural incentives in 18 developing countries from 1960–84, by Krueger, Schiff, and Valdés (1988; 1991), found that policies in most of those developing...

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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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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...

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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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Road Network Upgrading and Overland Trade Expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa

Piet Buys, Uwe Deichmann and David Wheeler.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 9736 words.

Recent research suggests that poor economic integration and isolation from regional and international markets have contributed significantly to poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa. Poor transport...

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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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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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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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