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Policy Brief
Made in Africa: The challenge of industrialization Competition Econometrics Globalization
Book
Manufacturing Transformation: Comparative Studies of Industrial Development in Africa and Emerging Asia

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations...

Competition Econometrics Globalization
Working Paper
Financial systems in new middle-income African economies: The opportunities and the risks

This paper examines the possible implications for the financial systems of low-income African economies and in particular Tanzania of their stated aspiration to achieve middle-income status...

Econometrics Economic development Finance
Book
Made in Africa: Learning to Compete in Industry

Over the past forty years, industry and business interests have moved increasingly from the developed to the developing world, yet Africa’s share of global manufacturing has fallen from about 3 percent in 1970 to less than 2 percent in 2014...

Competition Econometrics Globalization
Working Paper
Estimating the level and distribution of global wealth, 2000–14

Davies et al. (2008, 2011) provided the first estimates of the global distribution of wealth, using 2000 as the benchmark year...

Econometrics Income distribution
Journal Article
Characterizing wind power resource reliability in southern Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Prospects for Renewable Energy in Africa

Climatic changes Econometrics Infrastructure (Economics)
Journal Article
Is the Clean Development Mechanism effective for emission reductions?

The UNFCCC COP 17 Durban conference confirmed the need to reach an all-party-inclusive global climate agreement by 2015 as the successor of the Kyoto Protocol...

Climatic changes Econometrics Environment
Working Paper
The Effect of Climate Change on Economic Growth: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

This paper is a contribution to the empirics of climate change and its effect on sustainable economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa...

Econometrics Econometric models (Economic development) Environmental economics
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (December 2013)

10 December 2013 Tony Addison Our November-December Angle comes amid intense activity on our ReCom—Research and Communication on Foreign Aid—programme, which is drawing to a close...

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Aggregation operators Budget
Working Paper
Is Kazakhstan Vulnerable to Natural Resource Curse?

This study utilizes panel data from 14 provinces of Kazakhstan and investigates the link between the point-source resources (oil and gas) and economic growth via institutional quality...

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Econometrics Economic aspects (Raw materials)
Working Paper
Foreign Aid and Mobilization of Growth Factors in Sub-Saharan Africa

This study addresses the macroeconomic effect of foreign aid on the factors of growth. Specifically, we examine the effects of foreign aid on capital investment (human capital, physical capital) in sub-Saharan Africa...

Capital Econometrics Economic assistance and foreign aid
Working Paper
Is the Clean Development Mechanism Effective for Emission Reductions?

This research studies whether the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol achieves its objective of emission reductions in the host countries...

Climatic changes Econometrics Environment
Journal Article
Measuring the Effect of Spell Recurrence on Poverty Dynamics: Evidence from Spain

Part of Journal Special Issue Measuring Poverty Over Time

Econometrics Income distribution Mathematical statistics
Journal Article
Subjective Well-Being and Reference-Dependence: Insights from Mexico

Part of Journal Special Issue Measuring Poverty Over Time

Econometrics Economic development Measurement (Poverty)
Journal Article
Firm-Level Corruption in Vietnam

This article uses panel data from a survey of small- and medium-sized enterprises in Vietnam to uncover which firms pay bribes and which do not...

Economic aspects (Informal sector (Economics)) Econometrics Entrepreneurship
Book Chapter
Urbanization and the South Asian Enigma: A Case Study of India

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Econometrics Health Economic aspects (Households)
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