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Working Paper
The relationship between transport accessibility and employment duration

The purpose of this research is to investigate whether transport accessibility influences the employment duration of individuals in South Africa...

Employment employment duration Equality
Working Paper
Roads and jobs in Ethiopia

We look at how improving roads can affect jobs and structural transformation...

Ethiopia Roads Structural transformation
Book Chapter
How trucking services have improved and may contribute to economic development: The case of East Africa

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Trade facilitation Transportation
Working Paper
How trucking services have improved and may contribute to economic development: The case of East Africa

In East Africa, there have been numerous concerns over logistics efficiency. Among them, the regional integration of the trucking industry is perceived as a major problem...

Trade facilitation Transportation
Working Paper
Modelling growth scenarios for biofuels in South Africa’s transport sector

South Africa has a nascent biofuels industry and emerging regulatory framework, and although water scarcity limits local supply potential, that of the southern African region appears substantial...

Biology, Economic Supply and demand Transportation
Working Paper
The Effects of Rural Land Right Security on Labour Structural Transformation and Urbanization: Evidence from Thailand

This paper attempts to contribute to the understanding of the impacts of secure rural agricultural land rights on labour structural transformation from agriculture to non-agriculture as well as on urbanization, with a specific focus on Thailand...

Labor Land tenure Rural development
Journal Article
The impact of transport costs on new venture internationalisation

This paper investigates the importance of transport costs in new venture internationalisation, i.e. of firms that start exporting before they are 3 years of age...

International business enterprises International trade Transportation
Journal Article
The Location of Manufacturing Exporters in Africa: Empirical Evidence

The costs of accessing and using a port/export hub should be high on the list of priorities for export promotion agencies in Africa...

Manufacturing industries Transportation
Journal Article
The Determinants of Regional Manufactured Exports from a Developing Country

In this article, the question of the location of exporters of manufactured goods within a country is investigated...

Manufacturing Transportation
Journal Article
Pacific Islands' Bilateral Trade: The Role of Remoteness and of Transport Costs

Part of Journal Special Issue Policy Arena: Small Island Developing States

Econometric models Infrastructure (Economics) International trade
Journal Article
Small Island States Development Challenges: Introduction

Part of Journal Special Issue Policy Arena: Small Island Developing States

Economic assistance and foreign aid Emigrant remittances Emigration and immigration
Working Paper
Geography and Development in Africa: Overview and Implications for Regional Cooperation

Geography causes African countries to experience a ‘proximity gap’. To overcome this gap a ‘big push’ may be needed in infrastructure...

Economic integration Infrastructure (Economics) Migration, Internal
Working Paper
Pacific Islands' Bilateral Trade: The Role of Remoteness and of Transport Costs

Bilateral trade of geographically distant countries is likely to be negatively affected by the distance separating them from their trading partners and positively affected by their remoteness, defined as the average weighted distance between two coun...

Econometric models Infrastructure (Economics) International trade
Working Paper
Development of Financial Intermediation and the Dynamics of Rural-Urban Inequality: China, 1978-98

Using China as a test case, this paper empirically investigates how the development of financial intermediation affects rural-urban income disparity (RUID)...

Banks and banking, Central Economic planning Equity
Book Chapter
The Contraction of the World Military Aircraft Industry

From the book: The End of Military Fordism

Industries Manufacturing industries National security
Book Chapter
Urban Air Pollution in Developing Countries: Problems and Policies

From the book: The Environment and Emerging Development Issues

Air Pollution Transportation
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