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Simulation methods (Economics)
Journal Article
What Is the Aggregate Economic Rate of Return to Foreign Aid?

In recent years, academic studies have been converging towards the view that foreign aid promotes aggregate economic growth...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development Simulation methods (Economics)
Working Paper
What is the Aggregate Economic Rate of Return to Foreign Aid?

Does foreign aid promote aggregate economic growth? In contrast to widespread perceptions, academic studies of this question have been rapidly converging towards a positive answer...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development Simulation methods (Economics)
Journal Article
A Dynamic General Equilibrium Analysis of Adaptation to Climate Change in Ethiopia

Part of Journal Special Issue Climate Change and Economic Development

Environmental aspects (Economic development) Economic forecasting Simulation methods (Economics)
Journal Article
A Stochastic Simulation Approach to Estimating the Economic Impacts of Climate Change in Bangladesh

Part of Journal Special Issue Climate Change and Economic Development

Agriculture Economic aspects (Agriculture) Climatic changes
Journal Article
Agriculture and Trade Opportunities for Tanzania: Past Volatility and Future Climate Change

Part of Journal Special Issue Climate Change and Economic Development

Agriculture Climatic changes Simulation methods (Economics)
Journal Article
Power Ahead: Meeting Ethiopia's Energy Needs Under a Changing Climate

Part of Journal Special Issue Climate Change and Economic Development

Climatic changes Simulation methods (Economics) Economic aspects (Natural resources)
Working Paper
Agriculture and Trade Opportunities for Tanzania: Past Volatility and Future Climate Change

Given global heterogeneity in climate-induced agricultural variability, Tanzania has the potential to substantially increase its maize exports to other countries...

Agriculture Climatic changes Simulation methods (Economics)
Working Paper
Power Ahead: Meeting Ethiopia’s Energy Needs Under a Changing Climate

Ethiopia is powering ahead with an ambitious energy development strategy, highly reliant on abundant hydropower potential. A changing climate, including uncertain water supply, however, may pose a salient challenge to meeting expected targets...

Climatic changes Simulation methods (Economics) Economic aspects (Natural resources)
Working Paper
A Dynamic General Equilibrium Analysis of Adaptation to Climate Change in Ethiopia

This study links a multi-sectoral regionalized dynamic computable general equilibrium model of Ethiopia with a system of country-specific hydrology, crop, road and hydropower engineering models to simulate the economic impacts of climate change towar...

Environmental aspects (Economic development) Economic forecasting Simulation methods (Economics)
Working Paper
A Stochastic Simulation Approach to Estimating the Economic Impacts of Climate Change in Bangladesh

Climate change assessments often inadequately address uncertainty when estimating damages...

Agriculture Economic aspects (Agriculture) Climatic changes
Working Paper
Globalization and Health: Impact Pathways and Recent Evidence

The last two decades of the twentieth century recorded a slowdown in health gains and widespread increases in health inequality across and within countries. The paper explores the causes of such trends on the basis of five main mortality models...

Simulation methods (Economics) Equality and inequality Globalization
Book Chapter
How Does Vietnam's Accession to the World Trade Organization Change the Spatial Incidence of Poverty

From the book: Globalization and the Poor in Asia

Economic policy Simulation methods (Economics) International trade
Working Paper
How Does Vietnam's Accession to the World Trade Organization Change the Spatial Incidence of Poverty?

Trade policies can promote aggregate efficiency, but the ensuing structural adjustments generally create both winners and losers...

Economic policy Simulation methods (Economics) International trade
Book Chapter
The Medium- and Long-term Effects of an Expansion of Education on Poverty in Côte d'Ivoire: A Dynamic Microsimulation Study

From the book: Understanding Human Well-being

Distribution (Economic theory) Simulation methods (Economics) Economic aspects (Education)
Book Chapter
Assessing Poverty and Inequality at a Detailed Regional Level: New Advances in Spatial Microsimulation

From the book: Understanding Human Well-being

Simulation methods (Economics) Equality and inequality Microeconomics
Working Paper
A Contract Perspective on the International Finance Facility

The present paper is a first attempt to develop a theoretical model using a short-term vis-à-vis long-term contract framework within which donor countries’ endorsement or rejection decision towards the recently proposed International Finance Fa...

Decision making Economic assistance and foreign aid Simulation methods (Economics)
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