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Game theory
Book Chapter
Assessing Progress in Welfare Improvements in Zambia: A Multidimensional Approach

From the book: Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Game theory Poverty Welfare economics
Book Chapter
Spatial and Temporal Multidimensional Poverty in Nigeria

From the book: Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Game theory Microeconomics Poverty
Book Chapter
Poverty and its Dynamics in Uganda: Explorations using a New Set of Poverty Lines

From the book: Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Econometric models Game theory Health
Book Chapter
An Empirical Analysis of the Economics of Marriage in Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia

From the book: Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics, Vol. 2. Marriage is the single most important contractual arrangement youth in North Africa undertake as they navigate their transition to adulthood...

Economic aspects (Families) Game theory Power (Economics)
Working Paper
The Role of Issue Linkage in Managing the Mekong

The Mekong River is the major water source in Southeast Asia and shared by six countries...

Environment Game theory International relations
Working Paper
Consumption Bundle Aggregation in Poverty Measurement: Implications for Poverty and its Dynamics in Uganda

Official poverty figures in Uganda are flawed by the fact that the underlying poverty lines are based on a single national food basket that was constructed in the early 1990s...

Econometric models (Economic development) Game theory Health
Working Paper
Multi-dimensional Poverty Analysis for Tanzania: First Order Dominance Approach with Discrete Indicators

As in much of sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania has attained rapid economic growth accompanied by only marginal reductions in poverty...

Economic growth Game theory Measurement (Poverty)
Working Paper
Multidimensional Poverty in Nigeria: First Order Dominance Approach

This study appraises non-monetary multidimensional poverty in Nigeria using the novel first order dominance approach developed by Arndt et al. (2012)...

Game theory Microeconomics Poverty
Working Paper
Multidimensional Welfare in Districts of Zambia: A First Order Dominance Approach

In this paper we make welfare comparisons among districts of Zambia using multidimensional well-being indicators observed at the household level using the first order dominance approach developed by Arndt et al. in 2012...

Game theory Poverty Welfare economics
Working Paper
The Economics of Marriage in North Africa

Marriage is the single most important economic transaction and social transition in the lives of young people. Yet little is known about the economics of marriage in much of the developing world...

Economic aspects (Families) Game theory Power (Economics)
Journal Article
Do Non-Enforceable Contracts Matter?: Evidence from an International Lab Experiment

Part of Journal Special Issue Poverty, Development, and Behavioral Economics

Contracts Game theory
Working Paper
Intra-Household Efficiency: an Experimental Study from Ethiopia

An experimental design using treatments of a voluntary contribution mechanism is used to test household efficiency. Efficiency is decisively rejected in all treatments contrary to the assumption of most household models...

Econometric models (Economic development) Game theory Women
Journal Article
Foreign Aid, Infrastructure Development and Welfare: An Intertemporal Analysis

Part of Journal Special Issue Development Aid

Capital investments Economic assistance and foreign aid Game theory
Journal Article
Foreign Aid as Prize: Incentives for a Pro-Poor Policy

Part of Journal Special Issue Development Aid

Economic assistance and foreign aid Game theory Public welfare
Working Paper
Foreign Aid, Infrastructure Development, and Welfare: An Intertemporal Analysis

This paper examines the welfare implications of foreign aid within the framework of a two-period, two-country model of international trade...

Capital investments Economic assistance and foreign aid Game theory
Working Paper
Foreign Aid as Prize: Incentives for a Pro-Poor Policy

We develop a theoretical model of foreign aid to analyse a method of disbursement of aid which induces the recipient government to follow a more pro-poor policy than it otherwise would do...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Game theory Public welfare
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