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Journal ArticleThe Long-Run Impact of Foreign Aid in 36 African Countries: Insights from Multivariate Time Series Analysis
The authors comprehensively analyse the long-run effect of foreign aid (ODA) on key macroeconomic variables in 36 sub-Saharan African countries from the mid-1960s to 2007, using a well-specified co-integrated VAR model as statistical benchmark...Economic assistance and foreign aid Econometric models (Macroeconomics) Statistical hypothesis testing
Research BriefAid and Economic Growth: The Case of Sierra Leone
Phillip Michael Kargbo's UNU-WIDER working paper, 'Impact of Foreign Aid on Economic Growth in Sierra Leone: Empirical Analysis' examines the impact of foreign aid on growth in Sierra Leone using a variety of econometric approaches...Econometric models (Macroeconomics) Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
Working PaperImpact of Foreign Aid on Economic Growth in Sierra Leone: Empirical Analysis
This paper examines the impact of foreign aid on economic growth in Sierra Leone, a country where an empirical econometric study on aid effectiveness is yet to exist...Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development Econometric models (Macroeconomics)
Working PaperThe Long-Run Impact of Foreign Aid in 36 African Countries: Insights from Multivariate Time Series Analysis
Studies of aid effectiveness abound in the literature, often with opposing conclusions...Economic assistance and foreign aid Econometric models (Macroeconomics) Statistical hypothesis testing
Book ChapterThe Gains from Growth for Women and Informal Workers in India: A SAM Based CGE Analysis
From the book: The Rise of China and IndiaInformal sector (Economics) Econometric models (Macroeconomics) Women
Working PaperGender and Informal Sector Analysis in India: Economy Wide Approaches
The main purpose of this paper is to look at the incorporation of gender and the informal sector within a general equilibrium framework for India...Informal sector (Economics) Econometric models (Macroeconomics) Women
Book ChapterThe Characteristics of Macroeconomic Shocks in the Franc Zone
From the book: Macroeconomic Policy in the Franc ZoneEconometrics Economic integration Econometric models (Macroeconomics)
Journal ArticleThe Characteristics of Macroeconomic Shocks in the CFA Franc Zone
Part of Journal Special Issue The CFA Franc Zone 10 Years After DevaluationEconometrics Economic integration Econometric models (Macroeconomics)
Working PaperOutput 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)
Working PaperThe Characteristics of Macroeconomic Shocks in the CFA Franc Zone
In this paper we fit a VECM in output and prices to data from ten countries of the CFA Franc Zone. This model allows for various cross-country interactions in both the short run and the long run...Econometrics Economic integration Econometric models (Macroeconomics)
Working PaperModelling Macroeconomic Linkages in a Monetary Union: A West African Example
We construct a structural macroeconometric model for member states of the West African Economic and Monetary Union...Economic integration Econometric models (Macroeconomics) Monetary policy
Book ChapterShort-Run Models of Contrasting Natural Resource Endowments
From the book: Resource Abundance and Economic DevelopmentEconomic development Econometric models (Macroeconomics) Money supply
Working PaperA Macroeconomic Model of a Developing Country Endowed with a Natural Resource
The present paper presents a short-run theoretical macroeconomic model of the type suggested in Sachs (1996), attempting to differentiate economic development in East Asia with Latin America...Economic development Econometric models (Macroeconomics) Money supply
Working PaperOil Driven Macroeconometric Model of Kuwait
Kuwait is a well endowed, small and open economy. In this economy the Government is the owner of the bulk of the wealth. Its wealth comes basically from underground oil and oil-accumulated assets...Economic development Econometric models (Macroeconomics) Nonrenewable natural resources