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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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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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Gender, Development and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Stephanie Seguino and Maureen Were.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Economic Methodology; Economic Development. 14349 words.

A plethora of scholars have attempted to discern the causes of slow growth in the sub-Saharan Africa region. The effects of global economic integration, corruption, geography and ethnic...

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A Tale of Cyclicality, Aid Flows and Debt: Government Spending in Sub-Saharan Africa

Victor D. Lledó, Irene Yackovlev and Lucie Gadenne.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 7872 words.

This paper documents cyclical patterns of government expenditures in Sub-Saharan Africa since 1970 and explains variation between countries and over time. Controlling for endogeneity and...

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Tax structure, growth, and welfare in the UK

Konstantinos Angelopoulos, James Malley and Apostolis Philippopoulos.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 7713 words.

This paper studies the quantitative implications of changes in the composition of taxes for long-run growth and welfare in the UK economy. Our results suggest that if the goal of tax policy...

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