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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...

Wealthiest Is Not Always Healthiest: What Explains Differences in Child Mortality in West Africa?

Amy Ickowitz.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Economics of Health; Economic Development. 11577 words.

Ghana has the lowest under-five mortality rate in West Africa. Understanding why Ghana's child mortality rate is lower than in neighbouring countries may offer useful insights for other...