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Business cycles
Journal Article
Aid, Political Business Cycles and Growth in Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid, Social Policy and Development

Business cycles Econometric models Economic assistance and foreign aid
Journal Article
Aid Supplies Over Time: Addressing Heterogeneity, Trends, and Dynamics

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Policy and the Macroeconomic Management of Aid

Business cycles Economic assistance and foreign aid Financial crisis
Journal Article
Business Cycle Fluctuations, Large Macroeconomic Shocks, and Development Aid

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Policy and the Macroeconomic Management of Aid

Business cycles Economic assistance and foreign aid Government accountability
Book Chapter
Women’s Labour Supply and Household Insurance in Africa

This paper investigates whether cyclical variation in women’s labour supply in Africa contributes to smoothing household consumption. We find little support for this hypothesis...

Business cycles Insurance Labor supply
Blog
Job Creation and the Business Cycle in Brazil

What type of business destroys proportionately more jobs during times of economic recessions and hires more in booms?...

Business cycles Credit Economic growth
Working Paper
Aid, Political Business Cycles and Growth in Africa

This paper develops a model of opportunistic behaviour in which an incumbent government resort to expansionary fiscal and/or monetary stimuli to foster economic growth and thus, maximize the probability of re-election...

Business cycles Economic assistance and foreign aid Econometric models (Economic development)
Lecture
Real business cycle theory

Invited Guest Lecturer, Yongfu Huang, Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER on 'Real Business Cycle Theory'. The lecture is on real business cycle model covering the effects of global shocks on economic fluctuations and business cycle in the context...

11 October 2012
University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland
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Research Brief
The Supply Side of Aid

In the wake of the financial crisis of 2008 and 2009 interest in the supply side of the donor equation has been rekindled...

Business cycles Economic assistance and foreign aid Financial crisis
Working Paper
Women’s Labour Supply and Household Insurance in Africa

This paper investigates whether cyclical variation in women’s labour supply in Africa contributes to smoothing household consumption. We find little support for this hypothesis...

Business cycles Insurance Labor supply
Journal Article
Is Economic Volatility Detrimental to Global Sustainability?

In a dynamic panel data model allowing for error cross-section dependence, output volatility is found to impede sustainable development...

Business cycles Capital investments Economic development
Working Paper
Aid Supplies Over Time: Accounting for Heterogeneity, Trends and Dynamics

The recent financial crisis has rekindled interest in the foreign aid supply behaviour of bilateral donors. Using the latest data covering the period 1960-2009, this paper examines how such behaviour is related to domestic factors...

Business cycles Economic assistance and foreign aid Financial crisis
Working Paper
When Unstable, Growth Is Less Pro-Poor

Macroeconomic instability has been increasingly considered as a factor lowering average income growth and, in this way, is a factor slowing down poverty reduction...

Business cycles Economic development Income distribution
Book Chapter
India's Economic Growth: Lessons for the Emerging Economies

From the book: The Rise of China and India

Business cycles Economic development Convergence (Economics)
Working Paper
Indian Economic Growth: Lessons for the Emerging Economies

Can we use neoclassical growth model to single out the important transmission channels through which external factors or ‘primitives’ affected the Indian economy and caused the remarkable growth of the period 1982–2002?...

Business cycles Economic development Convergence (Economics)
Working Paper
China in the World Economy: Dynamic Correlation Analysis of Business Cycles

We analyse the business cycles in China and in selected OECD countries between 1992 and 2006...

Business cycles International trade Investments, Foreign
Working Paper
Output and Price Fluctuations in China's Reform Years: What Role did Money Play?

The Chinese economy underwent cyclical fluctuations in growth and inflation in the reform period. Contrasting views exist on the role of money in such fluctuations...

Business cycles Interest rate Econometric models (Macroeconomics)
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