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Controls on capital inflows and the transmission of external shocks

Antonio C. David.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Economic Development; International Finance. 8139 words.

In this paper we attempt to analyse whether price-based controls on capital inflows are successful in insulating economies against external shocks. We present results from vector...

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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...

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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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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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Systemic Risk, Dollarization, and Interest Rates in Emerging Markets: A Panel-Based Approach

Edmar L. Bacha, Márcio Holland and Fernando M. Gonçalves.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2009; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Money and Interest Rates; International Finance; Economic Development; Development Planning and Policy; Economywide Country Studies. 6706 words.

This study investigates the impact of systemic risks and financial dollarization on real interest rates in emerging economies. Higher systemic risks induce both higher real interest rates...

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