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Mathematical models (Economic development)
Working Paper
Social Service Delivery and Access to Financial Innovation: the Impact of Oportunidades’ Electronic Payment System in Mexico

This paper follows a quasi-experimental research design to assess the impact of the electronic payment system of Mexico’s Oportunidades programme...

Mathematical models (Economic development) Microeconomics Microfinance
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (December 2013)

10 December 2013 Tony Addison Our November-December Angle comes amid intense activity on our ReCom—Research and Communication on Foreign Aid—programme, which is drawing to a close...

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Aggregation operators Budget
Working Paper
The International Fiscal Implications of Global Poverty Reduction and Global Public Goods Provision

The mixed record on the 2015 Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets and the focus on global public goods in post-MDG debates questions the future of traditional development co-operation (official development assistance, ODA)...

Mathematical models (Economic development) Tax evasion Taxation
Journal Article
Entrepreneurship and human development: A capability approach

We provide a formal model of entrepreneurship in human development. The framework is provided by the capabilities approach (CA)...

Economic development Mathematical models (Economic development) Entrepreneurship
Book Chapter
Measuring the Business Environment for Entrepreneurship in Fragile States

From the book: Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

Economic development Mathematical models (Economic development) Entrepreneurship
Working Paper
Transfers and Development: Easy Come, Easy Go?

Contrary to the popular notion that money that is easily earned, is also easily spent, economic theory holds that income is fungible...

Consumption (Economics) Mathematical models (Economic development) Microeconomics
Working Paper
Entrepreneurship and Human Development: A Capability Approach

We provide a formal model of entrepreneurship in human development. The framework is provided by the capabilities approach (CA)...

Economic development Mathematical models (Economic development) Entrepreneurship
Working Paper
Drivers of Poverty Reduction in Lagging Regions: Evidence from Rural Western China

Using 2000-04 panel data this study analyses the pathways rural households followed out of poverty in two lagging provinces of China, Inner Mongolia and Gansu. Rising labour productivity in agriculture has been key, and still holds much promise...

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Mathematical models (Economic development) Migration, Internal
Working Paper
Measuring the Business Environment for Entrepreneurship in Fragile States

This paper aims towards better understanding the role of entrepreneurship in fragile states, which despite the practical interest and relevance has been somewhat disregarded in academic research...

Economic development Mathematical models (Economic development) Entrepreneurship
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