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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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Impact of Ethiopia's Community Based Health Insurance on Household Economic Welfare

Zelalem Yilma, Anagaw Mebratie, Robert Sparrow, Marleen Dekker, Getnet Alemu and Arjun S. Bedi.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Economic Development. 3147 words.

In 2011, in an attempt to increase access to health care and reduce household vulnerability to out-of-pocket health expenditure, the Government of Ethiopia launched a Community-Based Health...

The Effect of Refugee Inflows on Host Communities: Evidence from Tanzania

Jennifer Alix-Garcia and David Saah.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2010; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; International Factor Movements and International Business; Household Analysis; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 8262 words.

Despite the large and growing number of humanitarian emergencies, there is little economic research on the impact of refugees and internally displaced people on the communities that receive...

The Impact of Economic Partnership Agreements in Countries of the Southern African Development Community

Alexander Keck and Roberta Piermartini.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2008; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 13286 words.

In the context of economic partnership agreements (EPAs) currently under negotiation between the European Union (EU) and African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries, trade is meant to be...

Welfare Implications of Community Forest Plantations in Developing Countries: The Orissa Social Forestry Project

Gunnar Köhlin and Gregory S. Amacher.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2005; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Welfare Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 9944 words.

Community forest plantations are a common intervention in developing countries. We use household and remote sensing data from Orissa, India, to estimate welfare effects of community forest...

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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...

Economic Analysis of Land and Livestock Management Interventions to Improve Resilience of a Pastoral Community in Southern Ethiopia

Brigham W. Forrest, D. Layne Coppock, DeeVon Bailey and Ruby A. Ward.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 16456 words.

A linear programming (LP) analysis is presented of land and livestock management interventions that could increase the economic resilience of a cattle-based pastoral community in the...

Agricultural Productivity Growth in the Andean Community

Lisa M. Pfeiffer.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 3477 words.

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Essential Forms of Capital for Sustainable Community Development

Daniel V. Rainey, Kenneth L. Robinson, Ivye Allen and Ralph D. Christy.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Development. 4588 words.

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The Impacts of Mobile Phones and Personal Networks on Rural-to-Urban Migration: Evidence from Uganda

Megumi Muto.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development. 6130 words.

Personal networks can help rural workers find urban jobs. When information flow increases due to the expansion of mobile phone use, the new information flow may strengthen existing types of...

Should I Stay or Should I Go? The Role of Roads in Migration Decisions

Marie Castaing Gachassin.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development. 9412 words.

Empirical evidence on the impact of improving road networks and transportation systems on migration in developing countries remains scarce and generally provides mixed results. This paper...

Evidence on Changes in Aid Allocation Criteria

Stijn Claessens, Danny Cassimon and Bjorn Van Campenhout.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development. 9232 words.

Have donors changed their aid-allocation criteria over the past three decades toward greater selectivity, a frequently stated goal of the international development community? Using data on...

Networks, Communities and Markets in Sub‐Saharan Africa: Implications for Firm Growth and Investment

Marcel Fafchamps.

in Journal of African Economies

September 2001; p ublished online September 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

This paper examines how relationships and networks affect market exchange in Sub‐Saharan Africa. After noting that market exchange arguably plays a larger role in Africa than in developed...

Foreign Transfers and Tropical Deforestation: What Terms of Conditionality?

Daan van Soest and Robert Lensink.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2000; p ublished online May 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 0 words.

The international community considers the possibility of using aid as an instrument to improve natural resource conservation in developing countries. By making the amount of transfers...

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Participation and Poverty Reduction: An Analytical Framework and Overview of the Issues

John Hoddinott.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2002; p ublished online March 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

This paper examines the relationship between community participation and the efficacy of interventions designed to reduce poverty. It outlines a simple model that identifies three actors...

Social divisions in school participation and attainment in India: 1983–2004

M. Niaz Asadullah, Uma Kambhampati and Florencia Lopez Boo.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Economic Development. 11643 words.

This study documents the size and nature of Hindu–Muslim and boy–girl gaps in children’s school participation and attainments in India. Individual-level data from two successive rounds of...

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Co‐operation in Risky Environments: Evidence from Southern Ethiopia

Nancy McCarthy, Abdul B. Kamara and Michael Kirk.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

The semi‐arid and arid rangelands of Sub‐Saharan Africa are characterised by high variability and by heavy reliance of herders on access to common resources, predominantly pasture and water....

Forest Conservation in Costa Rica when Nonuse Benefits are Uncertain but Rising

Erwin Bulte, Daan P. van Soest, G. Cornelis van Kooten and Robert A. Schipper.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2002; p ublished online February 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 0 words.

Stochastic dynamic programming is used to investigate optimal holding of primary tropical forest in humid Costa Rica when future nonuse benefits of forest conservation are uncertain and...

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Political environments and labour market opportunities as contributors to housing indebtedness: a US state-level analysis

Kevin T. Leicht.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Economic Development. 8348 words.

In this paper, I suggest that one creator of state-level economic inequalities is the ability to accumulate personal debt through home mortgage financing schemes. My analysis assesses the...

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Determinants of Rural Income: The Role of Geography and Institutions in Kenya

Maren Radeny and Erwin Bulte.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2012; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 10945 words.

We revisit the debate about the root causes of income divergence, and ask whether geographical variables or institutions are the main determinants of income. Complementing earlier...

Sierra Leone: ironic tragedy

VAB Davies.

in Journal of African Economies

October 2000; p ublished online October 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

This paper illuminates the economic dimension of Sierra Leone's present rebel war raging since 1991. The grievances and risks that induced rebellion are analysed. Peace has been elusive...