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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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On the fee elasticity of the demand for trademarks in Europe

Benedikt Herz and Malwina Mejer.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies. 9777 words.

Over the last 20 years there has been a surge in national trademark applications in Europe. This increase in filings has been interpreted as a sign of increased innovative performance. In...

Inter-temporal Changes in Well-being During Conditions of Hyperinflation: Evidence from Zimbabwe

Catherine Larochelle, Jeffrey Alwang and Nelson Taruvinga.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development. 10111 words.

In the last decade, the economy of Zimbabwe underwent unprecedented stress and change. Starting in 2000, land reform began with farm invasions. This process eventually evolved into a...

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)...

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...

Manipulating the Rural Landscape: Villagisation and Income Generation in Rwanda

Ann-Sofie Isaksson.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Development. 13589 words.

The aim of this paper is to investigate whether households that are relocated to government-built village settlements, as part of Rwanda's Villagisation programme (‘Imidugudu’), diversify...

Public and Private Provision of Education in Kenya

Tessa Bold, Mwangi S. Kimenyi and Justin Sandefur.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Publicly Provided Goods; Education and Research Institutions; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Economic Development. 6756 words.

Over the past decade, Kenya's traditional model of local, community finance and management of schools has been crowded out from two directions. First, the Kenyan government has expanded its...

Global temporary networks of clusters: structures and dynamics of trade fairs in Asian economies

Peng-Fei Li.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; Services; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 11578 words.

Acting as temporary clusters, trade fairs can turn into trans-local learning spaces in global industrial communities. However, up to now, how temporary gatherings are related to...

The Decision to Invest in Child Quality over Quantity: Household Size and Household Investment in Education in Vietnam

Hai-Anh H. Dang and F. Halsey Rogers.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Demographic Economics; Economic Development; Economywide Country Studies; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 16900 words.

During Vietnam's two decades of rapid economic growth, its fertility rate has fallen sharply at the same time that its educational attainment has risen rapidly—macro trends that are...

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...