Journal Article: How polarized is the global income distribution?
The interest in the level of global inequality has surged in recent years. This paper complements existing estimates of global inequality by providing the first estimates of the level of bipolarization of the global income distribution.
Policy Brief: The business environment of Mozambican manufacturing firms
The 2017 Survey of Mozambican Manufacturing Firms builds on data collected in 2012 from surviving firms to trace how changing economic conditions have affected the development of firms over five years.
Inclusive growth in Mozambique – scaling-up research and capacity
The central goal of the project is to support inclusive growth, growth that substantially improves the living standards of the Mozambican population.
Journal Special Issue: Fiscal Policy, State Building and Economic Development
This journal presents a synopsis of the contextual conditions, factors and challenges under which the recent evolution of tax systems has taken place. The journal, as the studies in this collection, gives special emphasis to the role natural endowments, p
UNU Annual Report 2017
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Sustainable Development Explorer
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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 Effectiveness in 36 African Countries
The question of whether aid is effective in promoting growth is a controversial one...Econometric models (Economic development) Economic assistance and foreign aid Statistical hypothesis testing
BlogOn Aid and Growth: Reflections ahead of Busan
Finn Tarp This is the first in a series of articles that Angle will be running before and after the 4 th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan, organized by the Republic of Korea and the OECD (29 November to 1 December 2011)...Econometric models (Economic development) Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic growth
BlogPerspectives for Busan: From ReCom
Tony Addison, Lucy Scott, and Annett Victorero Aid effectiveness was a recurrent theme during the UNU-WIDER conference on ‘Foreign Aid: Research and Communication’ (ReCom), held in October in Helsinki...Econometric models (Economic development) Cost effectiveness Economic assistance and foreign aid
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 ChapterRelated Empirical Evidence
From the book: Poverty and UndernutritionMalnutrition Statistical hypothesis testing