JEL code: O10

Economic Development: General

Big data forecasting of South African inflation
We investigate whether the use of machine learning techniques and b...
Published: 25 February 2022
Working Paper
Government religious preference and intrastate conflict
Understanding the causes and consequences of conflicts continues to...
Published: 26 August 2021
Working Paper
The persistence of apartheid regional wage disparities in South Africa
Despite the ending of apartheid, regional wage disparities remain p...
Published: 2 April 2020
Working Paper
Aid Volatility and Structural Economic Transformation in sub-Saharan Africa
To what extent does Official Development Assistance (ODA) volatilit...
Published: 24 July 2017
Policy Brief
Aid Volatility and Structural Economic Transformation in sub-Saharan Africa: Does Finan...
This paper departs from the traditional aid–economic growth studies...
Published: 12 January 2017
Working Paper
Globalisation and Conflict: Evidence from sub-Saharan Africa
Stephen Pinker (2011) advances that various forms of violence such ...
Published: 13 September 2016
Working Paper
The Impact of Fractionalization on Cultural Distance Measures
We examine the impact of ethno-linguistic fractionalization (ELF) o...
Published: 15 April 2015
Working Paper
Is Democracy Eluding Sub-Saharan Africa?
This paper analyses the modernisation hypothesis in the sub-Saharan...
Published: 23 June 2014
Working Paper
Does Education Promote Stable Property Rights?
This paper sets out to establish an empirical link between educatio...
Published: 21 October 2013
Working Paper
The Impact of the Slave Trade on Literacy in Africa: Evidence from the Colonial Era
Recent studies have highlighted the importance of Africa’s hi...
Published: 7 October 2013
Working Paper
Yet Another Look at the Modernisation Hypothesis: Evidence from South America
We investigate in this paper whether the exogenous version of the m...
Published: 4 April 2013
Working Paper
Heights and development in a Cash-Crop Colony: Living standards in Ghana, 1870-1980
While Ghana is a classic case of economic growth in an agricultural...
Published: 15 January 2013
Working Paper
Does Famine Matter For Aggregate Adolescent Human Capital Acquisition In Sub-Saharan Af...
To the extent that in utero and childhood malnutrition negatively a...
Published: 7 December 2012
Working Paper
Heterogeneity Happens: How Rights Matter in Economic Development
The paper examines how much governance matters for long run economi...
Published: 23 September 2012
Working Paper
An examination of the Impact of Economic Policy on long-run Economic Growth: An applica...
This paper examines the impact of two indicators of government poli...
Published: 27 September 2002
Working Paper
An examination of the impact of financial deepening on long-run economic growth: An app...
This paper examines the impact of financial deepening on long run e...
Published: 27 September 2001
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