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Working Papers

2019

  1. Domestic Credit and Export Diversification: Africa from a Global Perspective
    Working Papers, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of African Business (2019)

2018

  1. Working Paper 298 - Governance and Development in Africa: A Review Essay
    Working Paper Series, African Development Bank Downloads

2017

  1. Governance and development in Africa: A concise review
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads

2016

  1. The Recent Growth Resurgence in Africa and Poverty Reduction: Assessing the Context and Evidence
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. Growth, Inequality, and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recent Progress in a Global Context
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Development Studies (2015)
  2. Optimal Public Investment, Growth, and Consumption: Fresh Evidence from African Countries
    Working Papers, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in MERIT Working Papers, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) (2014) Downloads View citations (2)
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa (2014) Downloads View citations (2)
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester (2012) Downloads View citations (2)
    Working Papers, Durham University Business School (2012) Downloads View citations (11)

    See also Journal Article in Macroeconomic Dynamics (2016)

2013

  1. Achieving Development Success: Strategies and Lessons from the Developing World
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (74)
  2. Growth of African Economies: Productivity, Policy Syndromes, and the Importance of Institutions
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (141)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2012) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of African Economies (2013)

2012

  1. Development Success: Historical Accounts from More Advanced Countries
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (32)
  2. ON THE IMPACT OF EXTERNAL DEBT AND AID ON PUBLIC EXPENDITURE ALLOCATION IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA AFTER THE LAUNCH OF THE HIPC INITIATIVE
    2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) (2012) Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. Growth, Inequality, and Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries: Recent Global Evidence
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (89)
    Also in Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester (2011) Downloads View citations (85)
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) (2011) Downloads View citations (94)

    See also Journal Article in Research in Economics (2017)
  2. Optimal public investment, growth, and consumption: Evidence from African countries
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in MERIT Working Papers, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) (2011) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Macroeconomic Dynamics (2016)
  3. Terms of Trade and Growth of Resource Economies: A Tale of Two Countries
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2011) Downloads View citations (2)

2010

  1. Human Development in Africa
    Human Development Research Papers (2009 to present), Human Development Report Office (HDRO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Income Distribution and Growth’s Ability to Reduce Poverty: Evidence from Rural and Urban African Economies
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (46)
  3. Inequality, Income and Poverty: Comparative Global Evidence
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (104)
    Also in Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester (2010) Downloads View citations (98)

    See also Journal Article in Social Science Quarterly (2010)
  4. The Global Financial Crisis and Development: Whither Africa?
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (7)
  5. The external debt-servicing constraint and public-expenditure composition in sub-Saharan Africa
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in African Development Review (2010)

2009

  1. Inequality and the Impact of Growth on Poverty: Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads View citations (122)
    Also in WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) (2008) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2009)
  2. The Global Economic Crisis: Towards Syndrome-Free Recovery for Africa
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (8)

2007

  1. Gains from Trade: Implications for Labour Market Adjustment and Poverty Reduction in Africa
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in African Development Review (2008)
  2. The External Debt-Servicing Constraint and Public Expenditure Composition: Evidence from African Economies
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (3)

2000

  1. The International Dimension of African Economic Growth
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University (2000) Downloads View citations (5)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Domestic Credit and Export Diversification: Africa from a Global Perspective
    Journal of African Business, 2019, 20, (2), 160-179 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2019)

2017

  1. Growth, inequality, and poverty reduction in developing countries: Recent global evidence
    Research in Economics, 2017, 71, (2), 306-336 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2016

  1. OPTIMAL PUBLIC INVESTMENT, GROWTH, AND CONSUMPTION: EVIDENCE FROM AFRICAN COUNTRIES
    Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2016, 20, (08), 1957-1986 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
    Working Paper (2014)

2015

  1. Growth, Inequality and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recent Progress in a Global Context
    Oxford Development Studies, 2015, 43, (1), 44-59 Downloads View citations (248)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2013

  1. Growth of African Economies: Productivity, Policy Syndromes and the Importance of Institutions
    Journal of African Economies, 2013, 22, (4), 523-551 Downloads View citations (142)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. IMPACT OF THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL AND ECONOMIC CRISIS ON DEVELOPMENT: WHITHER AFRICA?
    Journal of International Development, 2013, 25, (8), 1085-1104 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Institutions and African Economies: An Overview
    Journal of African Economies, 2013, 22, (4), 491-498 Downloads View citations (40)

2010

  1. Does inequality constrain poverty reduction programs? Evidence from Africa
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 2010, 32, (6), 818-827 Downloads View citations (105)
  2. Income Distribution, Growth, and Poverty Reduction
    American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 2010, 69, (3), 1034-1053 Downloads
  3. Inequality, Income, and Poverty: Comparative Global Evidence
    Social Science Quarterly, 2010, 91, (5), 1432-1446 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  4. The External Debt-Servicing Constraint and Public-Expenditure Composition in Sub-Saharan Africa
    African Development Review, 2010, 22, (3), 378-393 View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2009

  1. Inequality and the Impact of Growth on Poverty: Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa
    Journal of Development Studies, 2009, 45, (5), 726-745 Downloads View citations (128)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2008

  1. Democracy and growth in Africa: Implications of increasing electoral competitiveness
    Economics Letters, 2008, 100, (3), 442-444 Downloads View citations (23)
  2. Gains from Trade: Implications for Labour Market Adjustment and Poverty Reduction in Africa
    African Development Review, 2008, 20, (1), 20-47 View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. Implications of the External Debt-servicing Constraint for Public Health Expenditure in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Oxford Development Studies, 2008, 36, (4), 363-377 Downloads View citations (12)
  4. Inequality and the growth-poverty nexus: specification empirics using African data
    Applied Economics Letters, 2008, 15, (7), 563-566 Downloads View citations (87)

2007

  1. Fiscal Allocation for Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: Implications of the External Debt Service Constraint
    World Development, 2007, 35, (4), 702-713 Downloads View citations (13)

2006

  1. Institutions, Governance and Economic Development in Africa: An Overview
    Journal of African Economies, 2006, 15, (1), 1-9 View citations (27)
  2. The research productivity of black economists: Ranking by individuals and doctoral alma mater—Comment
    The Review of Black Political Economy, 2006, 33, (3), 45-49 Downloads View citations (2)

2004

  1. Africa and the World Economy: A Focus on Capital -- An Overview
    Journal of African Economies, 2004, 13, (02), ii1-ii14 View citations (3)
  2. Mapping Growth into Economic Development
    American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 2004, 63, (5), 1173-1192 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Part 1: Growth and Poverty in Africa -- Growth and Poverty in Africa: An Overview
    Journal of African Economies, 2004, 13, (1), i1-i15
  4. Part 2: Public Sector Delivery -- Public Sector Delivery: A Synthesis
    Journal of African Economies, 2004, 13, (1), i137-i141
  5. Preface
    Journal of African Economies, 2004, 13, (02), i-ii
    Also in Journal of African Economies, 2001, 10, (suppl_2), 0. (2001) Downloads
    Journal of African Economies, 2000, 9, (Supplement_1), 1-2 (2000) Downloads
    Journal of African Economies, 2002, 11, (suppl_1), i-ii (2002) Downloads
    Journal of African Economies, 2001, 10, (suppl_1), 0. (2001) Downloads

2003

  1. Economic Reforms and Restructuring in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Overview
    Journal of African Economies, 2003, 12, (Supplement 2), 1-11 View citations (6)
  2. Globalisation: An Overview
    Journal of African Economies, 2003, 12, (Supplement 1), 1-13 View citations (3)
  3. Political Instability and Export Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Journal of Development Studies, 2003, 39, (4), 68-83 Downloads View citations (29)

2002

  1. Economic Volatilities and Growth in Latin America: Comparative Evidence with Sub-Saharan Africa on Export Versus Capital Instability
    Economia Internazionale / International Economics, 2002, 55, (1), 1-16
  2. Explaining Slow Growth in Africa
    African Development Review, 2002, 14, (2), 177-220 View citations (14)
  3. Political Instability and Economic Growth: Implications of Coup Events in Sub-Saharan Africa
    American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 2002, 61, (1), 329-348 Downloads View citations (20)
  4. Privatisation and Corporate Governance: An Overview
    Journal of African Economies, 2002, 11, (suppl_1), 1-9 Downloads
  5. Transforming Economic Growth to Human Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Role of Elite Political Instability
    Oxford Development Studies, 2002, 30, (1), 9-19 Downloads View citations (3)

2001

  1. Business Environment and Investment in Africa: an Overview
    Journal of African Economies, 2001, 10, (suppl_2), 1-11 Downloads
  2. Economic Fluctuations and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Importance of Import Instability
    Journal of Development Studies, 2001, 37, (3), 71-85 Downloads View citations (10)
  3. Financial and Currency Crises: An Overview
    Journal of African Economies, 2001, 10, (suppl_1), 1-15 Downloads
  4. Political instability and economic growth in developing economies: some specification empirics
    Economics Letters, 2001, 70, (2), 289-294 Downloads View citations (33)
  5. The Global Setting and African Economic Growth
    Journal of African Economies, 2001, 10, (3), 282-310 Downloads View citations (3)

2000

  1. Antidiscrimination Measures of the 1960s and Occupational Mobility: Evidence for Black American Men
    Journal of Labor Research, 2000, 21, (1), 169-180 Downloads
  2. Labor Force Participation of Married Women: Do Regions Matter?
    The American Economist, 2000, 44, (1), 70-80 Downloads
  3. Poverty, Inequality and Intrahousehold Allocation Issues in Sub-Saharan Africa: an Overview
    Journal of African Economies, 2000, 9, (Supplement_1), 3-8 Downloads
  4. Racial and gender differences in unemployment patterns in an urban labor market: The case of detroit
    The Review of Black Political Economy, 2000, 27, (3), 35-47 Downloads View citations (4)

1999

  1. An economic theory of Pan-Africanism
    The Review of Black Political Economy, 1999, 27, (2), 7-12 Downloads

1997

  1. Occupational Gains of Black Women since the 1964 Civil Rights Act: Long-Term or Episodic?
    American Economic Review, 1997, 87, (2), 311-14 Downloads View citations (2)

1996

  1. Development Level, Trade and Economic Growth: Comparative Evidence from the More De¬veloped Countries
    Economia Internazionale / International Economics, 1996, 49, (2), 221-234
  2. Primary Exports and Economic Growth in Developing Countries
    The World Economy, 1996, 19, (4), 465-475 Downloads View citations (25)

1995

  1. Labor force participation of black and white married women: Evidence from urban labor markets
    The Review of Black Political Economy, 1995, 24, (1), 45-64 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Occupational Mobility and Post-1964 Earnings Gains by Black Women
    American Economic Review, 1995, 85, (2), 143-47 Downloads View citations (1)

1993

  1. Do black and white women hold different jobs in the same occupation? A critical analysis of the clerical and service sectors
    The Review of Black Political Economy, 1993, 21, (4), 68-82 Downloads

1992

  1. Occupational Mobility of Black Women, 1958–1981: The Impact of Post-1964 Antidiscrimination Measures
    ILR Review, 1992, 45, (2), 281-294 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Political Instability and Economic Growth: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1992, 40, (4), 829-41 Downloads View citations (29)

1990

  1. Export composition and the impact of exports on economic growth of developing economies
    Economics Letters, 1990, 34, (1), 67-71 Downloads View citations (41)
  2. Exports and economic growth: The African case
    World Development, 1990, 18, (6), 831-835 Downloads View citations (61)
  3. Labor Force Participation by Married Women: Recent Intercity Evidence
    Eastern Economic Journal, 1990, 16, (3), 229-238 Downloads

1988

  1. Price inflation and wage inflation: A cause-effect relationship?
    Economics Letters, 1988, 27, (1), 35-40 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Trends in relative earnings gains by black women: Implications for the future
    The Review of Black Political Economy, 1988, 17, (1), 31-45 Downloads

1987

  1. Explaining post-1964 earnings gains by black women: Race or sex?
    The Review of Black Political Economy, 1987, 15, (3), 41-55 Downloads View citations (1)

1983

  1. International Impact on the U.S. Inflation in the 1970s
    Eastern Economic Journal, 1983, 9, (4), 323-331 Downloads

Edited books

2015

  1. The Political Economy of Economic Growth in Africa, 1960–2000
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press

2013

  1. Achieving Development Success: Strategies and Lessons from the Developing World
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (75)

2012

  1. Development Success: Historical Accounts from More Advanced Countries
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (32)

Chapters

2009

  1. Explaining Four Decades of Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Chapter 6 in Diversity in Economic Growth, 2009 Downloads
 
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