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– Some lessons from Africa
Carlos Gradín, Finn Tarp - South African Journal of Economics , 2019

This special issue comprises six papers analysing different dimensions of inequalities in African countries. Three papers deal with the trend in inequality in consumption in Mozambique, with multidimensional poverty in four sub‐Saharan countries, and with the relationship between living...

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Niheer Dasandi, Edward Laws, Heather Marquette, Mark Robinson - Politics and Governance, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

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– Evidence from Donor Campaigns for Temporary UN Security Council Seats
Bernhard Reinsberg - Politics and Governance, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

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– The Division of Financing in World Bank Projects and Project Performance
Matthew S. Winters - Politics and Governance, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

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– Aid Effectiveness and Malawi’s Local Development Fund
Michael Chasukwa, Dan Banik - Politics and Governance, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

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Yiagadeesen Samy, David Carment - Politics and Governance, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

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– What Can(’t) the Data Tell Us?
Daniel Y. Kono, Gabriella R. Montinola - Politics and Governance, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

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Emmanuel Banchani, Liam Swiss - Politics and Governance, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

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Inmaculada Martínez-Zarzoso - Politics and Governance, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

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– Revisiting the Evidence
Tseday Jemaneh Mekasha, Finn Tarp - Politics and Governance, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

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– Introduction and Overview
Rachel M. Gisselquist, Finn Tarp - Politics and Governance, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

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Rachel M. Gisselquist, Finn Tarp - Politics and Governance, 2019

The questions of whether aid has impact and is effective have been the subject of a considerable literature, including attention to the aggregate impact of aid on growth across countries (Arndt, Jones, & Tarp, 2010, 2015, 2016; Burnside & Dollar, 2000; Easterly, 2003; Hansen & Tarp,...

Rachel M. Gisselquist, Sam Jones - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

The UNU-WIDER research programme on foreign aid (ReCom) began in 2010, in a period of strong aid scepticism. Dambisa Moyo’s well-known book, Dead Aid (2009), is just one example. The aid sceptics of the twenty-first century maintained that since economists could not find an aggregate...

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Yao Pan, Saurabh Singhal - Journal of Development Economics, 2019

Can agricultural development programs improve health-related outcomes? We exploit a spatial discontinuity in the coverage of a large-scale agricultural extensionprogram in Uganda to causally identify its effects on malaria. We find that eligibility for the program reduced the...

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– Assessing the short-term impact on consumption and poverty of the 2015 flood in Mozambique
Vincenzo Salvucci, Ricardo Santos - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Mozambique is among the most disaster-prone countries in the world. A bigger than usual, and mostly unexpected, flood occurred in the central-northern region of the country in the first few months of 2015, causing huge damage to infrastructures. In this paper, we use a nationally...

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– Investment, profitability, and leverage
Isaac Marcelin, Daniel Brink, David Oluwatosin Fadiran, Hammed Adedeji Amusa - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Employing the difference-in-differences technique, this study examines the impact of the Employment Tax Incentive programme on a large sample of South African firms from 2011 to 2016. It finds that programme firms expanded investments by 4.8 per cent, and profits by 5.7 per cent. Consistent...

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