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Endogenous Optimal Currency Areas: the Case of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community

Fabrizio Carmignani.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2010; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Economic Development. 9706 words.

The Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CAEMC) has been a monetary union for several decades now. According to the hypothesis of endogenous optimal currency areas (OCAs), the...

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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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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Structural change, the real exchange rate and the balance of payments in Mexico, 1960–2012

Carlos A. Ibarra and Robert A. Blecker.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2016; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Aggregative Models; International Trade; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Development Planning and Policy. 15369 words.

This paper estimates a structural model of the balance of payments, with disaggregated exports (manufactures and other) and imports (final and intermediate), and a reduced-form model of the...

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...