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Research Brief
Global Poverty, Middle-Income Countries and the Future of Development Aid

Three-quarters of the world’s poor (however defined) live in countries classified as middle-income. Donors need not assume their only option is to abandon countries once they cross the arbitrary threshold in per capita income...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development Finance infrastructure
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (June 2013)

29 June 2013 Tony Addison The June-July summer issue of Angle comes to you amid the 19 hours daylight of the Finnish mid-summer...

Econometric models (Economic development) Agriculture Children
Working Paper
Global Poverty, Aid, and Middle-Income Countries: Are the Country Classifications Moribund or is Global Poverty in the Process of ‘Nationalizing’?

The majority of the world’s poor, by income poverty and multi-dimensional poverty, now live in countries officially classified by the World Bank as middle-income countries...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development Finance infrastructure
Working Paper
Economic Reforms and Infrastructure Spending: Evidence from China and India

This paper examines the country specific effect of policy reform on infrastructure spending in China and India...

Fiscal policy Government spending policy Finance infrastructure
Book
Financial Development, Institutions, Growth and Poverty Reduction

This volume explores the various linkages between financial development, institutions, growth and poverty reduction in low-income and transition countries...

Econometric models (Economic development) Financial institutions Finance infrastructure
Book Chapter
Financial Markets and R&D Investments: A Discrete Time Model to Interpret Public Policies

From the book: Financial Development, Institutions, Growth and Poverty Reduction

Public expenditures Finance infrastructure Investments
Book Chapter
Financial Sector Development and Total Factor Productivity Growth

From the book: Financial Development, Institutions, Growth and Poverty Reduction

Econometric models (Economic development) Financial institutions Finance infrastructure
Book Chapter
Does Financial Liberalization Influence Saving, Investment and Growth?: Evidence from 25 Emerging Market Economies, 1973-1996

From the book: Financial Development, Institutions, Growth and Poverty Reduction

Econometric models (Economic development) Finance infrastructure Investments
Book Chapter
Sources and Effectiveness of Financial Development: What We Know and What We Need to Know

From the book: Financial Development, Institutions, Growth and Poverty Reduction

Econometric models (Economic development) Finance infrastructure Macroeconomics
Book Chapter
Financial Sector Development, Savings Mobilization and Poverty Reduction in Ghana

From the book: Financial Development, Institutions, Growth and Poverty Reduction

Finance infrastructure Poverty Saving and investment
Working Paper
Sources and Effectiveness of Financial Development: What We Know and What We Need to Know

Drawing on recent literature, the paper argues that institutions and political economy factors hold the key to understanding why some countries have succeeded in developing their financial systems while others have not...

Econometric models (Economic development) Finance infrastructure Macroeconomics
Working Paper
Financial Sector Development, Savings Mobilization and Poverty Reduction in Ghana

The paper primarily investigates the interrelationship between financial sector development and poverty reduction in Ghana. This is done using time-series data from the World Development Indicators from 1970-2001...

Finance infrastructure Poverty Saving and investment
Working Paper
Financial Markets and R&D Investments: a Discrete-Time Model to Interpret Public Policies

This paper introduces a discrete-time intertemporal investment model in which the flow of profits affects the risk premium on the cost of finance, and, as a consequence, the rate of discount of future profits...

Public expenditures Finance infrastructure Investments
Working Paper
Does Financial Liberalization Influence Saving, Investment and Economic Growth?: Evidence from 25 Emerging Market Economies, 1973-97

This paper aims to investigate the relationship between financial liberalization on the one hand and saving, investment and economic growth on the other hand, using a new dataset for measuring financial liberalization for a sample of 25 developing ec...

Econometric models (Economic development) Finance infrastructure Investments
Working Paper
Financial Sector Development and Productivity Growth

Recent years have witnessed important structural changes around the world as a result of the globalization process, the creation of new economic blocks and the liberalization of financial sector in many countries...

Econometric models (Economic development) Financial institutions Finance infrastructure
Working Paper
Examining Private Investment Heterogeneity: Evidence from a Dynamic Panel

We investigate domestic private investment behaviour in a panel of 24 low-income and middle-income countries spanning a period of 1981-2000...

Econometric models (Economic development) Finance infrastructure Investments
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