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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.
Channing Arndt, Sam Jones, Finn Tarp - The World Bank Economic Review, 2016 - Oxford, UK

In recent years, academic studies have been converging towards the view that foreign aid promotes aggregate economic growth. We employ a simulation approach to: (i) validate the coherence of empirical aid-growth studies published since 2008; and (ii) calculate plausible ranges for the rate of...

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Carl-Johan Dalgaard, Henrik Hansen - UNU-WIDER, 2015 - Helsinki, Finland

We investigate the marginal productivity of investment across countries. The aim is to estimate the return on investments financed by foreign aid and by domestic resource mobilization, using aggregate data. Both returns are expected to vary across countries and time. Consequently we develop a...

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Tony Addison, Finn Tarp - World Development, 2015 - Amsterdam, Netherlands

This is an introduction to the UNU-WIDER special issue of World Development on aid policy and the macroeconomic management of aid. We provide an overview of the 10 studies, grouping them under three sub-themes: the aid–growth relationship; the supply-side of aid (including its level,...

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 Political Economy Model
Paul Mosley - World Development, 2015 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
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– Addressing Heterogeneity, Trends, and Dynamics
Sam Jones - World Development, 2015 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
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.
– Assessing Recent Evidence
Oliver Morrissey - World Development, 2015 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
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– Another Time-Series Perspective
Matthijs Lof, Tseday Jemaneh Mekasha, Finn Tarp - World Development, 2015 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
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.
François Bourguignon, Jean-Philippe Platteau - World Development, 2015 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
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.
Channing Arndt, Sam Jones, Finn Tarp - World Development, 2015 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
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.
Arne Bigsten, Sven Tengstam - World Development, 2015 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
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.
Tony Addison, Finn Tarp - World Development, 2015 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
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.
John Hudson - World Development, 2015 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
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.
– The Role of the Exchange Rate Regime
Andrew Berg, Rafael Portillo, Luis-Felipe Zanna - World Development, 2015 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
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.
Era Dabla-Norris, Camelia Minoiu, Luis-Felipe Zanna - World Development, 2015 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Rocio Garcia-Diaz, Daniel Prudencio - UNU-WIDER, 2015 - Helsinki, Finland

Understanding chronic poverty and its evolution is complex given the amount of information involved. This paper proposes a new approach to analysing the evolution of chronic poverty in a multivariate setting using a Shapley decomposition of a multidimensional chronic poverty measure proposed by...

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UNU -WIDER - UNU-WIDER, 2014 - Helsinki, Finland

Economic growth has had a negative effect on unemployment and poverty reduction in Africa. The transition from low- to middle income requires within sector increases in productivity and a shift of labour resources from low productivity agriculture to high productivity...

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