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Infrastructure (Economics)
Working Paper
Component Trade and China’s Global Economic Integration

China’s engagement in the so-called international fragmentation of production – namely ‘cross-border dispersion of component production/assembly within vertically integrated manufacturing industries’ – has become an incr...

Economic integration Infrastructure (Economics) International trade
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
Working Paper
Globalization and Marginalization in Africa: Poverty, Risk, and Vulnerability in Rural Ethiopia

Increased openness is seen by some as a panacea for development while for others it is a recipe for disaster for the poor...

Globalization Households Infrastructure (Economics)
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) Internal migration
Policy Brief
The Significance of Transport Costs in Africa

The success of Africa's exports, as well as its spatial development, depends on lowering transport costs...

Industrial cost Economic policy Infrastructure (Economics)
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
Journal Article
Measuring the Impact of Asset Complementarities: The Case of Rural Peru

Part of Journal Special Issue Symposium on Spatial Inequality in Latin America

Economic development Infrastructure (Economics) Poverty
Working Paper
Getting Infrastructure Priorities Right in Post-Conflict Reconstruction

In this paper, an attempt is made to identify some key challenges for infrastructure sectors in post-conflict reconstruction...

Infrastructure (Economics) Public goods Social conflict
Book Chapter
Externalities in Rural Development: Evidence from China

From the book: Spatial Inequality and Development

Consumption Income Infrastructure (Economics)
Book Chapter
Twin Peaks: Distribution Dynamics of Economic Growth Across Indian States

From the book: Growth, Inequality and Poverty

Capital investments Econometric models (Economic development) Public expenditures
Working Paper
Convergence Club Empirics: Some Dynamics and Explanations of Unequal Growth across Indian States

This paper documents the convergence of incomes across Indian states over the period 1965 to 1998...

Capital investments Distribution Infrastructure (Economics)
Working Paper
Externalities in Rural Development: Evidence for China

The paper tests for external effects of local economic activity on consumption and income growth at the farm household level using panel data from four provinces of post-reform rural China...

Consumption Income Infrastructure (Economics)
Book Chapter
Access by the Poor in Latin America's Utility Reform: Subsidies and Service Obligations

From the book: Utility Privatization and Regulation

Equality and inequality Infrastructure (Economics) Public utilities
Book Chapter
Access to Utilities by the Poor: A Global Perspective

From the book: Utility Privatization and Regulation

Econometric models (Economic development) Households Infrastructure (Economics)
Working Paper
Digital Divide and Growth Gap: A Cumulative Relationship

This paper, using a cumulative growth model and a catch-up model, verifies the cumulative relationship between IT investment and economic growth, and then examines whether this relationship enlarges the differences in the economic growth among OECD c...

Economic development Information technology Infrastructure (Economics)
Working Paper
Twin Peaks: Convergence Empirics of Economic Growth across Indian States

This paper documents the convergence of incomes across Indian states over the period 1965 to 1998...

Capital investments Econometric models (Economic development) Public expenditures
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