Request for research proposals: Analysis on firms and taxation using micro data from Uganda
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Annual Report 2021
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Social Mobility in Developing Countries: Concepts, Methods, and Determinants
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Journal ArticleIn Violence as in Peace: Violent Conflict and Rural Entrepreneurship in the Philippines
Part of Journal Special Issue Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Violent Conflict in Developing CountriesConflict management Entrepreneurship Investment analysis
Journal ArticleOn What Diseases and Health Conditions Should New Economic Research on Health and Development Focus?
Part of Journal Special Issue Health and DevelopmentEconomic development Health Investment analysis
Book ChapterBank Lending to Emerging Markets: Crossing the Border
From the book: From Capital Surges to DroughtBanking Capital market Financial crisis
Working PaperBank Lending to Emerging Markets: Crossing the Border
This paper has two aims. The first is to provide some explanation for the extraordinary collapse in cross-border bank lending to developing countries which has taken place since 1997...Banking Capital market Financial crisis
Working PaperForeign Portfolio Investment in Emerging Equity Markets
It is increasingly appreciated that improved markets for investment in equities can help promote faster economic growth. Such improvement also allows the ordinary saver to share in that growth...Capital investments Investment analysis Foreign investments