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Costing a Data Revolution
Gabriel Demombynes & Justin Sandefur, World Economics, September 2015
The lack of reliable development statistics for many poor countries has led the U.N. to call for a “data revolution” (United Nations, 2013). One fairl.. More
 
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Measuring Multidimensional Vulnerability in India
Swati Dutta and Lakshmi Kumar, World Economics, September 2014
This paper examines the relationship between multidimensional poverty and multidimensional vulnerability. Unlike poverty, which describes the status o.. More
 
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Flowing Together or Flowing Apart
José María Larrú Ramos and Martha Carro Fernández, World Economics, March 2014
At a time when international institutions and governments rethink the structure of development financing, the analysis of the relationship between dif.. More
 
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African Diaspora Remittances are Better than Foreign Aid Funds
Adams Bodomo, World Economics, December 2013
In this article, two sources of socio-economic development finance for Africa, African Diaspora remittance funds and Overseas Development Assistance (.. More
 
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Remittances and their Macroeconomic Impact
Mthuli Ncube and Zuzana Brixiova, World Economics, December 2013
This paper examines the macroeconomic trends, drivers and the impact of remittances in Africa. First, it documents the increasing share of remittances.. More
 
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Going Beyond Averages
M.G. Quibria, World Economics, March 2013
One of the persistent, unresolved controversies of economic development is the effectiveness of development assistance – whether foreign aid contribut.. More
 
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Doing Business and Doing Development
Neil Gregory, World Economics, September 2012
benchmarking methodologies used by corporates to provide cross-country comparisons of the quality of business regulation. In doing so, it has demonstr.. More
 
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Wealth and Population Data in Africa
Brian Sturgess, World Economics, June 2012
There are very good grounds for challenging much of the conventionally accepted UN and World Bank economic data relating to both the absolute and rela.. More
 
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Boosting Infrastructure Investments in Africa
Donald Kaberuka, World Economics, June 2011
The absolute and relative lack of infrastructure in Africa suggests that the continent’s competitiveness could be boosted by scaling up investments in.. More
 
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Trade Out of Poverty
Peter Lilley, Clare Short, Sir Menzies Campbell and Michael Hastings, World Economics, June 2011
Integration into the world economy has proven a powerful means for countries to promote economic growth, development, and poverty reduction, and there.. More
 
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Africa’s Water
Roderick Mackenzie, World Economics, June 2011
Water underpins the whole of Africa’s economy, be it municipal, agricultural, industrial or mining, and is, unfortunately, often a critical factor in .. More
 
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Keith Boyfield on Dambisa Moyo: Dead Aid
Keith Boyfield, World Economics, June 2010
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Green Stimulus, Green Recovery and Global Imbalances
Edward B. Barbier, World Economics, June 2010
This paper assesses the extent to which G20 green stimulus initiatives enacted during the 2008–9 recession have instigated a global ‘green recovery’, .. More
 
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The New Economic Powers (NEPs)
Danny Leipziger and William O’Boyle, World Economics, September 2009
In the wake of the global financial and economic crises, much attention has been focused on large developing economies, particularly the BRICs, and th.. More
 
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Charles Goodhart on Jean-Charles Rochet, Why Are There So Many Banking Crises?
World Economics, March 2009
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International Comparisons of GDP
Elio Lancieri, World Economics, September 2008
The recent publication by the World Bank of PPP-GDP estimates for 2005, referred to 146 countries, seems a good occasion to reopen the long-standing d.. More
 
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The Wealth and Poverty of Nations
An interview with introduction by Brian Snowdon, World Economics, September 2008
François Bourguignon was Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, Development Economics, at the World Bank before taking up his current position as .. More
 
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Towards a Unified Theory of Economic Growth
An interview with introduction by Brian Snowdon, World Economics, June 2008
Oded Galor, Professor of Economics at Brown University, is one of the world’s leading and most imaginative growth theorists. Throughout his career, hi.. More
 
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Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries
Michael Chibba, World Economics, March 2008
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Leonardo Martinez-Diaz on Carol Lancaster, Foreign Aid: Diplomacy, Development, Domestic Politics
World Economics, December 2007
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