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Blog
From the Editor's Desk (September-October 2015)

UNU-WIDER had a busy September. We celebrated our 30 th birthday with some 600 people at our three-day conference on ‘Mapping the Future of Development Economics’ here in Helsinki. It was a great occasion...

Agriculture Business enterprises Capital investments
Blog
Economic Lessons from Recent Research for Achieving SDG8

This article is part of UNU’s “ 17 Days, 17 Goals ” series, featuring research and commentary in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit, 25-27 September 2015 in New York City...

Business enterprises Capital investments Economic assistance and foreign aid
Journal Article
Corruption and the Efficiency of Capital Investment in Developing Countries

This paper tests the effect of corruption on the efficiency of capital investment...

Capital investments Economic development Corruption
Book Chapter
Aid Effectiveness: Opening the Black Box

Controversy over the aggregate impact of foreign aid has focused on reduced form estimates of the aid-growth link. The causal chain, through which aid affects developmental outcomes including growth, has received much less attention...

Capital investments Economic development Health
Research Brief
Does Aid Promote Development?

Aid has had positive effect on growth and poverty reduction on average in the long term. There is no evidence of aid systematically increasing infl ation or reducing the amount of credit available to private industry...

Capital investments Economic development Health
Working Paper
Corruption and the Efficiency of Capital Investment in Developing Countries

This paper considers the effect of corruption on the efficiency of capital investment...

Capital investments Economic development Corruption
Journal Article
Is Economic Volatility Detrimental to Global Sustainability?

In a dynamic panel data model allowing for error cross-section dependence, output volatility is found to impede sustainable development...

Business cycles Capital investments Economic development
Working Paper
Aid Effectiveness: Opening the Black Box

Controversy over the aggregate impact of foreign aid has focused on reduced form estimates of the aid-growth link. The causal chain, through which aid affects developmental outcomes including growth, has received much less attention...

Capital investments Economic development Health
Journal Article
Foreign Direct Investment and Entrepreneurial Capture in Pre-Conflict Liberia

Part of Journal Special Issue Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Violent Conflict in Developing Countries

Capital investments Entrepreneurship Labor market
Journal Article
Foreign Aid, Infrastructure Development and Welfare: An Intertemporal Analysis

Part of Journal Special Issue Development Aid

Capital investments Economic assistance and foreign aid Game theory
Book Chapter
Vulnerability of Small-Island Economies: The Impact of “Natural” Disasters in the Caribbean

From the book: Vulnerability in Developing Countries

Capital investments Environmental aspects (International trade) Macroeconomics
Working Paper
Comparative Advantage Patterns and Domestic Determinants in Emerging Countries: An Analysis with a Focus on Technology

During the last two decades a number of emerging economies have become deeply engaged in technology-intensive production...

Capital investments Factor proportions Labor
Working Paper
Foreign Aid, Infrastructure Development, and Welfare: An Intertemporal Analysis

This paper examines the welfare implications of foreign aid within the framework of a two-period, two-country model of international trade...

Capital investments Economic assistance and foreign aid Game theory
Working Paper
Analysing the Impact of Natural Hazards in Small Economies: The Caribbean Case

This paper analyses the impact of natural disasters in the Caribbean. The economic impact of natural disasters in the region has been significant, resulting in widespread destruction of the productive economy...

Capital investments Environmental aspects (International trade) Macroeconomics
Book Chapter
Flight Capital and Its Reversal for Development Financing

From the book: External Finance for Private Sector Development

Balance of payments Capital investments International finance
Book Chapter
The "Pull" and "Push" Factors in North-South Private Capital Flows: Conceptual Issues and Empirical Estimates

From the book: External Finance for Private Sector Development

Capital investments Investments, Foreign Panel analysis
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