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Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– A multilevel approach
Kyle McNabb - Education Economics, 2018

DHS data is combined with school supply statistics to study primary school attendance in the 2005–06 school year in Benin, a country that has seen almost unparalleled increases in attendance since the 1990s. Results of a logistic regression model highlight the important role played by...

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– A multilevel approach
Kyle McNabb - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

This study combines household survey data from the Beninese Demographic and Health Survey with school supply statistics in order to investigate regional and gender disparities in primary school attendance rates in Benin. Despite almost unparalleled increases in enrolment since the 1990s, Benin...

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– Rubber in Colonial Benin
James Fenske - Journal of Development Economics, 2014

Part of Journal Special Issue Land and Property Rights

Book Chapter
Rachel M. Gisselquist - Palgrave Macmillan, 2014 - UK

Benin has seen a rapid proliferation of political parties since the country’s democratic transition in 1990. Recent counts suggest that over a hundred political parties are registered in this nation of just over 9 million people. No single party dominates the political landscape. Thus,...

Book Chapter
– Foreign Aid and the Challenge of Deepening Democracy in Benin
Mamoudou Gazibo - , 2013
Research Brief
– Achievements and Challenges
UNU -WIDER - UNU-WIDER, 2012 - Helsinki, Finland

President Yayi Boni of Benin was one of the eight African leaders invited to attended the May 2012 G8 summit at Camp David to discuss the issue of food security. This is perhaps an indication that the country is doing something right, at least from the perspective of its donors in the developed...

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– A Case Study for Benin
Jonathan Gheyssens, Isabel Günther - UNU-WIDER, 2012 - Helsinki, Finland

The aim of this paper is to expand our knowledge on risk aversion among the poor by conducting experiments that do not only test risk aversion in small and large stakes but also in risky gains and risky losses. To our knowledge, this is the first attempt to conduct experiments in poor communities...

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– Foreign Aid and the Challenge of Deepening Democracy in Benin
Mamoudou Gazibo - UNU-WIDER, 2012 - Helsinki, Finland

In the 1990s, analysts were almost unanimous in considering Benin to be one of the most important aid recipients among the newly democratizing African countries. After more than two decades of democratic practice, the country has clearly completed the phase of democratic transition. In this study,...

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– Rubber in Colonial Benin
James Fenske - UNU-WIDER, 2011 - Helsinki, Finland

Tree crops have changed land tenure in Africa. Farmers have acquired more permanent, alienable rights, but have also faced disputes with competing claimants and the state. I show that the introduction of Para rubber had similar effects in the Benin region of colonial Nigeria. Farmers initially...

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