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Journal of African Economies

1992 - 2017

Current editor(s): Marcel Fafchamps

From Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
Oxford University Press, Great Clarendon Street, Oxford OX2 6DP, UK.
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2017, volume 26, issue 3

Public Investment in a Developing Country Facing Natural Resource Depletion pp. 295-321 Downloads
Adrian Alter, Matteo Ghilardi and Dalia S. Hakura
Conflict and Coffee: Are Higher Coffee Prices Fuelling Rebellion in Uganda? pp. 322-341 Downloads
Erick Gong and Katherine A. Sullivan
Variable Returns to Fertiliser Use and the Geography of Poverty: Experimental and Simulation Evidence from Malawi pp. 342-371 Downloads
Aurélie P. Harou, Yanyan Liu, Christopher B. Barrett and Liangzhi You
Missionary Influence on Marriage Practices: Evidence from the Livingstonia Mission in Malawi† pp. 372-431 Downloads
Yuya Kudo

2017, volume 26, issue 2

Youth Unemployment and Earnings in Africa: Evidence from Tanzanian Retrospective Data pp. 119-139 Downloads
Sarah Bridges, Louise Fox, Alessio Gaggero and Trudy Owenstrudy
Non-tuition Costs, School Access and Student Performance: Evidence from the Gambia pp. 140-168 Downloads
Leanne Giordono and Todd Pugatchtodd
The Impact of Insurance Literacy and Marketing Treatments on the Demand for Health Microinsurance in Senegal: A Randomised Evaluation pp. 169-191 Downloads
Jacopo Bonanjacopo, Olivier Dagnelie, Philippe LeMay-Boucher and Michel Tenikue
South African Labour Market Transitions Since the Global Financial and Economic Crisis: Evidence from two Longitudinal Datasets pp. 192-222 Downloads
Dennis Essers
Mega-Deals: What Consequences for SSA? pp. 223-255 Downloads
Houssein Guimbard and Maëlan Le Goff
Harnessing Resource Wealth for Inclusive Growth in Fragile Western African States pp. 256-293.e14 Downloads
Corinne Deléchat, Shu-Chun S. Yang, Will Clark, Pranav Gupta, Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi, Mesmin Koulet-Vickot, Carla Macario, Toomas Orav, Manuel Rosales, René Tapsoba and Dmitry Zhdankin

2017, volume 26, issue 1

Export Spillovers: Comparative Evidence From Kenya and Malaysia pp. 24-51 Downloads
Bethuel Kinyanjui Kinuthia
The Dynamics of Exporting and Innovation: Evidence from the Tunisian Manufacturing Sector pp. 52-66 Downloads
Wided Mattoussi and Mohamed Ayadi
Learning by Exporting: The Case of Mozambican Manufacturing pp. 93-118 Downloads
Antonio Cruz, Carol Newman, John Rand and Finn Tarp

2016, volume 25, issue suppl_2

Preface pp. ii1-ii2 Downloads
Lemma W. Senbet
Resource Funds: Stabilising, Parking, and Inter-generational Transfer pp. ii20-ii40 Downloads
Anthony Venables and Samuel Wills
Sovereign Wealth Funds and Natural Resource Management in Africa pp. ii3-ii19 Downloads
Samuel Wills, Lemma W. Senbet and Witness Simbanegavi
Should Countries Invest Resource Revenues Abroad When Demands for Public Infrastructure Are Pressing at Home? The Dilemma of Sovereign Wealth Funds in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. ii41-ii58 Downloads
Joe Amoako-Tuffour
Financing Africa's Infrastructure Deficit: From Development Banking to Long-term Investing pp. ii59-ii73 Downloads
Rabah Arezki and Amadou Sy

2016, volume 25, issue suppl_1

Editor's choice Preface pp. i1-i2 Downloads
Lemma W. Senbet
Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges, Constraints and Opportunities pp. i3-i15 Downloads
Louise Fox, Lemma W. Senbet and Witness Simbanegavi
Africa's Got Work To Do: A Diagnostic of Youth Employment Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. i16-i36 Downloads
Louise Fox and Alun Thomas
What is in a Job? The Social Context of Youth Employment Issues in Africa pp. i37-i60 Downloads
Olawale Ismail
Minimum Wages and Youth: The Case of South Africa pp. i61-i102 Downloads
Haroon Bhorat, Aalia Cassim, Ravi Kanbur, Benjamin Stanwix and Derek Yu

2016, volume 25, issue 5

Agricultural Technology Adoption under Climate Change in the Sahel: Micro-evidence from Niger pp. 637-669 Downloads
Solomon Asfaw, Federica Di Battista and Leslie Lipper
Determinants of ‘Exit’ from High Aid-Dependence pp. 670-698 Downloads
Degol Hailu and Admasu Shiferaw
The Impact of Social Health Insurance on Household Fertility Decisions pp. 699-717 Downloads
Stephen O. Abrokwah, Christine M. Moser and Edward Norton

2016, volume 25, issue 4

Introduction to the Special Issue Africa's Macroeconomic Vulnerabilities pp. 499-501 Downloads
Michael Bleaney and Cesar Calderon
Citius, Altius, Fortius: Is Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa More Resilient? pp. 502-528 Downloads
Cesar Calderon and Sebastien Boreux
Inflation and Fiscal Deficits in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 529-547 Downloads
Michael Bleaney and Manuela Francisco
The Cyclical Nature of Fiscal Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 548-579 Downloads
Cesar Calderon and Ha Nguyen
International Financial Flows and Macro-Financial Risk in SSA pp. 580-613 Downloads
Philip R. Lane
Fiscal Policy and Civil Conflict in Africa pp. 614-636 Downloads
Alvaro Aguirre

2016, volume 25, issue 3

Revisiting the Link Between Political and Financial Crises in Africa pp. 323-366 Downloads
Sara Bertin, Steve Ohana and Vanessa Strauss-Kahn
Time Discounting and Credit Market Access in a Large-Scale Cash Transfer Programme pp. 367-387 Downloads
Sudhanshu Handa, Bruno Martorano, Carolyn T. Halpern, Audrey Pettifor and Harsha Thirumurthy
Destination or Distraction? Querying the Linkage Between Off-Farm Work and Food Crop Investments in Kenya pp. 388-417 Downloads
Melinda Smale, Yoko Kusunose, Mary K. Mathenge and Didier Alia
Formal Insurance and the Dynamics of Social Capital: Experimental Evidence from Uganda pp. 418-438 Downloads
Francesco Cecchi, Jan Duchoslav and Erwin Bulte
Who Benefits from Customary Justice? Rent-seeking, Bribery and Criminality in sub-Saharan Africa pp. 439-467 Downloads
Olivia D'Aoust and Olivier Sterck
Heterogeneous Aid Effects on Tax Revenues: Accounting for Government Stability in WAEMU Countries pp. 468-498 Downloads
Djedje Hermann Yohou, Michael Goujon and Wautabouna Ouattara

2016, volume 25, issue 2

Editor's choice FDI and Migration of Skilled Workers Towards Developing Countries: Firm-Level Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 201-232 Downloads
Rezart Hoxhaj, Léa Marchal and Adnan Seric
Economic Analysis of Land and Livestock Management Interventions to Improve Resilience of a Pastoral Community in Southern Ethiopia pp. 233-266 Downloads
Brigham W. Forrest, D. Layne Coppock, DeeVon Bailey and Ruby A. Ward
Quantifying the Process and Performance of River Basin Water Management Decentralisation in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 267-299 Downloads
Ariel Dinar, Javier Ortiz Correa, Stefano Farolfi and Joao Mutondo
Role of Access to Credit in Rice Production in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Mwea Irrigation Scheme in Kenya pp. 300-321 Downloads
Timothy Njeru, Yukichi Mano and Keijiro Otsuka

2016, volume 25, issue 1

Editor's choice The Impact of the Slave Trade on Literacy in West Africa: Evidence from the Colonial Era pp. 1-27 Downloads
Nonso Obikili
Dollarisation in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 28-54 Downloads
Juan-Sebastian Corrales, Patrick Imam, Sebastian Weber and Etienne Yehoue
Political Influence on Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 55-109 Downloads
Rebecca Neumann and John Ssozi
Contribution of Structural Change to Productivity Growth: Evidence from Tunisia pp. 110-132 Downloads
Mohamed Marouani and Rim Mouelhi
Interventions to Stop Female Genital Cutting and the Evolution of the Custom: Evidence on Age at Cutting in Senegal pp. 133-158 Downloads
Giulia Camilotti
Social Preferences and Environmental Quality: Evidence from School Children in Sierra Leone pp. 159-199 Downloads
Giovanna d'Adda and Ian Levely

2015, volume 24, issue suppl_2

Preface pp. ii1-ii2 Downloads
Lemma W. Senbet
Fiscal Reforms and Public Investment in Africa pp. ii16-ii42 Downloads
Christopher Adam and David Bevan
Tax and Expenditure Reforms in Africa: An Overview pp. ii3-ii15 Downloads
Ramos Mabugu and Witness Simbanegavi
Tax Evasion, the Provision of Public Infrastructure and Growth: A General Equilibrium Approach to Two Very Different Countries, Egypt and Mauritius pp. ii43-ii72 Downloads
Andrew Feltenstein, Nour Abdul-Razzak, Jeffrey Condon and Biplab Kumar Datta
Pro-Poor Tax Policy Changes in South Africa: Potential and Limitations pp. ii73-ii105 Downloads
Ramos Mabugu, Ismael Fofana and Margaret Mabugu

2015, volume 24, issue suppl_1

Preface pp. i1-i2 Downloads
Lemma W. Senbet
Financial Inclusion and Innovation in Africa: An Overview pp. i3-i11 Downloads
Thorsten Beck, Lemma Senbet and Witness Simbanegavi
The Role of Informal Financial Services in Africa pp. i12-i31 Downloads
Leora Klapper and Dorothe Singer
Cross-Border Banking and Financial Deepening: The African Experience pp. i32-i45 Downloads
Thorsten Beck
Financial Innovations and Their Implications for Monetary Policy in Kenya pp. i46-i71 Downloads
Lydia Ndirangu and Esman Morekwa Nyamongo

2015, volume 24, issue 5

Editor's choice From Guesstimates to GPStimates: Land Area Measurement and Implications for Agricultural Analysis pp. 593-628 Downloads
Calogero Carletto, Sydney Gourlay and Paul Winters
The Effect of Schooling on Worker Productivity: Evidence from a South African Industry Panel pp. 629-644 Downloads
Rulof P. Burger and Francis J. Teal
Large-scale Agro-Industrial Investments and Rural Poverty: Evidence from Sugarcane in Malawi pp. 645-676 Downloads
Raoul Herrmann and Ulrike Grote
Deep Integration in Eastern and Southern Africa: What are the Stakes? pp. 677-706 Downloads
Edward Balistreri, David Tarr and Hidemichi Yonezawa

2015, volume 24, issue 4

Editor's choice Crises, Economic Integration and Growth Collapses in African Countries pp. 471-501 Downloads
Abdilahi Ali and Katsushi Imai
The Impact of Ethnic Violence in Kenya on Wheat and Maize Markets pp. 502-529 Downloads
Luis Gil-Alana and Prakarsh Singh
The Determinants of Earnings Inequalities: Panel Data Evidence from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa pp. 530-558 Downloads
Andrew Kerr and Francis Teal
School Fees and Access to Primary Education: Assessing Four Decades of Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 559-592 Downloads
Talan Iscan, Daniel Rosenblum and Katie Tinker

2015, volume 24, issue 3

Editor's choice Testing for Competition in the South African Banking Sector pp. 303-324 Downloads
Witness Simbanegavi, Joshua B. Greenberg and Tendai Gwatidzo
Banking Sector Efficiency in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 325-351 Downloads
François Boutin-Dufresne, Oral Williams and Tomasz A. Zawisza
Beyond Aid: How Much Should African Countries Pay to Borrow? pp. 352-366 Downloads
Cheikh A. Gueye and Amadou Sy
Households' Income-Generating Activities and Marginal Returns to Labour in Rural Tanzania pp. 367-389 Downloads
Måns Nerman
A Disaggregated Analysis of Product Price Integration in the Southern African Development Community pp. 390-415 Downloads
Neil Balchin, Lawrence Edwards and Asha Sundaram
Resource Allocation in Extended Sibships: An Empirical Investigation for Senegal pp. 416-452 Downloads
Karine Marazyan
Family Networks and Income Hiding: Evidence from Lab-in-the-Field Experiments in Rural Liberia pp. 453-469 Downloads
Gonne Beekman, Marcel Gatto and Eleonora Nillesen

2015, volume 24, issue 2

Editor's choice Kinship, Trust and Moral Hazard in the Motorcycle-Taxi Market in Togo and Benin pp. 173-192 Downloads
Moussa Blimpo
Rural Policies, Price Change and Poverty in Tanzania: An Agricultural Household Model-Based Assessment pp. 193-229 Downloads
Luca Tiberti and Marco Tiberti
Inter-Temporal and Spatial Price Dispersion Patterns and the Well-Being of Maize Producers in Southern Tanzania pp. 230-253 Downloads
Bjorn Van Campenhout, Els Lecoutere and Ben D'Exelle
Household Out-of-Pocket Expenses on Health: Does Disease Type Matter? pp. 254-276 Downloads
Fleur Wouterse and Mahamadou Tankari
Climate Change and Economic Growth in Africa: An Econometric Analysis pp. 277-301 Downloads
Babatunde O. Abidoye and Ayodele F. Odusola

2015, volume 24, issue 1

Editor's choice China's African Financial Engagement, Real Exchange Rates and Trade between China and Africa pp. 1-25 Downloads
Sylviane Guillaumont Jeanneney and Ping Hua
Decentralised Beneficiary Targeting in Large-Scale Development Programmes: Insights from the Malawi Farm Input Subsidy Programme pp. 26-56 Downloads
Talip Kilic, Edward Whitney and Paul Winters
Impact of Natural Disasters on Education Outcomes: Evidence from the 1987–89 Locust Plague in Mali pp. 57-100 Downloads
Philippe De Vreyer, Nathalie Guilbert and Sandrine Mesplé-Somps
Impressive Growth in Africa Under Peace and Market Reforms pp. 101-127 Downloads
Gonzalo Salinas, Cheikh Gueye and Olessia Korbut
Respondent-Driven Sampling: A New Method to Sample Businesses in Africa pp. 128-147 Downloads
Charles Q. Lau and Georgiy V. Bobashev
Reverse-Share-Tenancy and Agricultural Efficiency: Farm-Level Evidence from Ethiopia pp. 148-171 Downloads
Hosaena H. Ghebru and Stein Holden
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