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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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A Disaggregated Analysis of Product Price Integration in the Southern African Development Community

Neil Balchin, Lawrence Edwards and Asha Sundaram.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade. 11852 words.

Price-based empirical evidence on the extent to which product markets are integrated in developing regions is noticeably limited, particularly in Africa. This article uses highly...

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...

Impacts of Free Trade Agreements on Agricultural Trade Creation and Trade Diversion

Lin Sun and Michael R. Reed.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

October 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade. 6080 words.

This paper evaluates agricultural trade creation and diversion effects of the most important free trade agreements (FTAs). Trade creation and diversion effects are estimated using a Poisson...

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Why Is Agricultural Trade within ECOWAS So High?

Lassana Cissokho, Jonathan Haughton, Kossi Makpayo and Abdoulaye Seck.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Agricultural Economics. 9208 words.

It is widely believed that the countries of Africa trade relatively little with the outside world, and among themselves, despite an extensive network of regional trade agreements. We...

Foreign direct investment and employment rights in South-Eastern Europe

Geoffrey Wood, Shuxing Yin, Khelifa Mazouz and Jeremy Eng-Tuck Cheah.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2016; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business. 10923 words.

The dominant neoliberal policy community holds that a reduction in employment rights and social protection is likely to promote economic recovery and growth. It has been suggested that...

Implementation and imbalance: dealing with hangover from the Uruguay Round

J. Michael Finger.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

September 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Relations and International Political Economy; Development Planning and Policy. 9664 words.

The Uruguay Round agreements impose bound obligations to implement, but provide only unbound promises of assistance—is there a legal solution within the WTO legal system, i.e. can...

Deep Integration in Eastern and Southern Africa: What are the Stakes?

Edward J. Balistreri, David G. Tarr and Hidemichi Yonezawa.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; International Relations and International Political Economy. 14335 words.

Evidence indicates that trade costs are a much more substantial barrier to trade than tariffs, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. We decompose trade costs into (a) trade facilitation; (b)...

Tourism and the 2010 World Cup: Lessons for Developing Countries

Thomas Peeters, Victor Matheson and Stefan Szymanski.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Services; Economic Development. 10265 words.

Over recent years the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) nations have secured the right to host several major international sporting events. Growth in tourism from...

Managing Food Security Implications of Food Price Shocks in Africa

Chris Ackello-Ogutu.

in Journal of African Economies

May 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development. 12962 words.

Until the food price alarm went off, discussions on how to reduce hunger and malnutrition in Africa took place in an environment of declining food prices with estimates indicating that real...

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...

Heterogeneous Technology Diffusion and Ricardian Trade Patterns

William R Kerr.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies. 10608 words.

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Migration and trade are often linked through ethnic networks boosting bilateral trade. This study uses migration to quantify the importance of...