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Working Paper
Fiscal Composition and Aid Effectiveness: A Political-Economy Model

In accounting for the rather gloomy trend of the aid effectiveness literature over the last few years, one explanatory strand has been fiscal, suggesting in particular that aid flows in weak states have tended to erode the tax base and the structure ...

Econometric models Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic policy
Book Chapter
Twenty Years of Political Transition

From the book: Economies in Transition

Communist state Comparative economics Econometric models
Journal Article
Efficiency frontier and matching process on the labour market: Evidence from Tunisia

The purpose of this paper is to study the determinants of the inefficient functioning of the Tunisian labour market...

Econometric models Income distribution Labor market
Book Chapter
The Short-Run Macroeconomic Impact of Foreign Aid to Small States: An Agnostic Time Series Analysis

From the book: Understanding Small-Island Developing States

Econometric models Economic assistance and foreign aid Macroeconomics
Journal Article
Aid, Growth, and Development: Have We Come Full Circle?

The micro-macro paradox has been revived. Despite broadly positive evaluations at the micro- and meso-levels, recent literature doubts the ability of foreign aid to foster economic growth and development...

Econometric models Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
Working Paper
Efficiency Frontier and Matching Process on the Labour Market: Evidence from Tunisia

This paper studies the determinants of the inefficient functioning of the Tunisian labour market...

Econometric models Labor market Labor mobility
Working Paper
Aid, Growth, and Development: Have We Come Full Circle?

The micro-macro paradox has been revived. Despite broadly positive evaluations at the micro and meso-levels, recent literature doubts the ability of foreign aid to foster economic growth and development...

Econometric models Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
Working Paper
Income Distribution and Growth's Ability to Reduce Poverty: Evidence from Rural and Urban African Economies

The present study examines the degree to which income distribution affects the ability of economic growth to reduce poverty, based on 1990s data for a sample of rural and urban sectors of African economies...

Econometric models Economic development Income distribution
Journal Article
The Short-Run Macroeconomic Impact of Foreign Aid to Small States: An Agnostic Time Series Analysis

Part of Journal Special Issue Fragility and Development in Small Island Developing States

Econometric models Economic assistance and foreign aid Macroeconomics
Working Paper
Ethnic Entrepreneurs and Collective Violence: Assessing Spatial Variations in Anti-Chinese Rioting within Jakarta during the May 1998 Riots

The concept of scapegoating is frequently used to explain how opportunistic elites attempt to deflect blame onto vulnerable ethnic minorities, particularly during times of social turmoil...

Econometric models Entrepreneurship Ethnic relations
Blog
Are African Countries Paying Too Much Attention To Agriculture?

Luc Christiaensen and Lionel Demery Escalating food prices in 2007-2008, climate change and land grabbing have woken the world up to the extraordinary challenge of feeding 9 billion people by 2050...

Agricultural industries Agricultural innovations Agriculture
Working Paper
Twenty Years of Political Transition

What explains the divergent political paths that the post-communist countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union have followed since the fall of the Berlin Wall?...

Communist state Comparative economics Econometric models
Working Paper
The Face of Urban Poverty: Explaining the Prevalence of Slums in Developing Countries

One of the most visible and enduring manifestations of urban poverty in developing countries is the formation and proliferation of slums...

Econometric models Housing Market and demand (Housing)
Book Chapter
The Face of Urban Poverty: Explaining the Prevalence of Slums in Developing Countries

From the book: Urbanization and Development

Econometric models Housing Market and demand (Housing)
Journal Article
The Volatility of Aid to Small Island States

Part of Journal Special Issue Focus

Econometric models Economic assistance and foreign aid
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
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