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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Child Growth, Shocks, and Food Aid in Rural Ethiopia

Takashi Yamano, Harold Alderman and Luc Christiaensen.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2005; p ublished online May 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Economics of Health; Economic Development; International Finance. 10095 words.

Child stunting in Ethiopia has persisted at alarming rates, despite enormous amounts of food aid, often procured in response to shocks. Using nationally representative data, the study finds...

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Should African Monetary Unions Be Expanded? An Empirical Investigation of the Scope for Monetary Integration in Sub-Saharan Africa

Xavier Debrun, Paul R. Masson and Catherine Pattillo.

in Journal of African Economies

May 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; International Finance. 13120 words.

This paper develops a cost–benefit analysis of monetary integration and applies it to the currency unions being actively pursued in Africa. While many related studies have highlighted the...

Anchoring to the Euro (and Grouped Together)? The Case of African Countries

João Loureiro, Manuel M.F. Martins and Ana Paula Ribeiro.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2012; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; International Finance. 11728 words.

This paper assesses the adequacy of the exchange rate regime of 16 African countries that are pegged to the euro since 1999. The evaluation is based on three key criteria borrowed from the...

Short- and Long-Term Effects of United Nations Peace Operations

Nicholas Sambanis.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; International Finance; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 10230 words.

In an earlier study Doyle and Sambanis (2000) [Doyle, Michael W., and Nicholas Sambanis. 2000. “International Peacebuilding: A Theoretical and Quantitative Analysis.” American Political...