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African Development Review

2011 - 2020

Current editor(s): John C. Anyanwu, Hassan Aly and Kupukile Mlambo

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Volume 32, issue 1, 2020

The impact of terrorism on public debt in African countries pp. 1-13 Downloads
Mehdi Abid and Habib Sekrafi
Effect of agglomeration on technical efficiency of small and medium‐sized garment firms in Egypt pp. 14-26 Downloads
Kenichi Kashiwagi and Erina Iwasaki
Ghana's national health insurance, free maternal healthcare and facility‐based delivery services pp. 27-41 Downloads
Richard Agbanyo
Testing the impact of financial inclusion on income convergence: Empirical evidence from Nigeria pp. 42-54 Downloads
Saifullahi Sani Ibrahim and Haruna Mohammad Aliero
Estimation of the East African Community's trade benefits from promoting intra‐regional trade pp. 55-66 Downloads
Yvonne Umulisa
A Markov‐switching analysis of Nigeria's business cycles: Are election cycles important? pp. 67-79 Downloads
Solomon Olakojo
Analyse de la consommation des biens culturels au Togo pp. 80-95 Downloads
Victor Nyatefe and Mawussé Nézan Komlagan Okey
Measuring poverty with noisy and corrected estimates of annual consumption: Evidence from Nigeria pp. 96-107 Downloads
John Gibson and Omoniyi Alimi

Volume 31, issue 4, 2019

Do Shareholders Fight for Firm Value or Market Value in Emerging Markets? The Mediating Effect of Board Structure Dynamics on Dividend Policy Decision pp. 409-422 Downloads
Daniel Ofori‐Sasu, Joshua Yindenaba Abor and Sydney Quaye
Single Currency in ECOWAS: Is the Proposed Fiscal Convergence Criterion Pro‐Growth? pp. 423-433 Downloads
Akilou Amadou and Léleng Kebalo
Economic Union, Finance and Growth: A Prognosis in West Africa pp. 434-447 Downloads
Kizito Uyi Ehigiamusoe and Hooi Hooi Lean
Monetary Aggregates Targeting, Inflation Targeting and Inflation Stabilization in Ghana pp. 448-461 Downloads
Mohammed A. Abango, Hadrat Yusif and Adam Issifu
Dynamics of Agricultural Productivity and Technical Efficiency in Togo: The Role of Technological Change pp. 462-475 Downloads
Mikémina Pilo
Dynamique des Inégalités de Revenu au Togo entre 2006 et 2015 pp. 476-491 Downloads
Mawuli Kodjovi Couchoro and Hamitande Dout
Regional Integration, Bilateral Diplomacy and African Trade: Evidence from the Gravity Model pp. 492-505 Downloads
Sylvanus Kwaku Afesorgbor
The Effects of Regional Economic Communities on Industrialization: The Case of COMESA pp. 506-516 Downloads
Isaac M.B. Shinyekwa, Corti P. Lakuma and Martin L. Munu
Regional Integration and Energy Sustainability in Africa: Exploring the Challenges and Prospects for ECOWAS pp. 517-528 Downloads
Opeyemi Akinyemi, Uchenna Efobi, Evans Osabuohien and Philip Alege
Revenue Implications of Continental Free Trade Area: A Short‐run Perspective of Malawi pp. 529-538 Downloads
Michael Masiya

Volume 31, issue 3, 2019

The Role of ICT in Modulating the Effect of Education and Lifelong Learning on Income Inequality and Economic Growth in Africa pp. 261-274 Downloads
Vanessa Tchamyou, Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
Explaining Heterogeneity in the Effect of the Exchange Rate and Exchange Rate Volatility on Foreign Direct Investment: A Meta‐Analysis Approach pp. 275-291 Downloads
Warren Moraghen, Boopen Seetanah and Noor Sookia
Banking Sector Development and Energy Consumption in Nigeria: Exploring the Causal Relationship and its Implications pp. 292-306 Downloads
Tobechi F. Agbanike, Chinazaekpere Nwani, Uwazie I. Uwazie, Lasbrey I. Anochiwa and Michael O. Enyoghasim
Trade Creation and Trade Diversion Effects in the Economic Community of Central African States pp. 307-317 Downloads
Selim Inançli and Addi Haman Mahamat
Impact of Public Investment on Private Investment in Sub‐Saharan Africa: Crowding In or Crowding Out? pp. 318-334 Downloads
Rasmané Ouédraogo, Hamidou Sawadogo and Relwendé Sawadogo
Government Spending Patterns and the Real Exchange Rate in Sub‐Saharan Africa pp. 335-347 Downloads
Oyakhilome Ibhagui
Growth Enhancement Support Scheme (GESS) and Farmers’ Fertilizer Use in Rural Nigeria pp. 348-363 Downloads
Joseph I. Uduji, Elda N. Okolo‐Obasi and Simplice Asongu
Do Female Managers Affect Productivity? Evidence from Zimbabwean Manufacturing Firms pp. 364-379 Downloads
Albert Makochekanwa and Mamello Amelia Nchake
Bargaining Power within Couples and Health Care Provider Choice in Tanzania pp. 380-392 Downloads
Alfred Mukong and Justine Burns
Terrorism and its Determinants in the Sub‐Saharan Africa Region: Some New Insights pp. 393-406 Downloads
Muhammad Tahir, Munshi Naser Ibne Afzal, Muhammad Asim Afridi, Imran Naseem and Bilal Bin Saeed

Volume 31, issue 2, 2019

Does Productivity in the Formal Food Sector Drive Human Ebola Virus Infections in Sub‐Saharan Africa? pp. 167-178 Downloads
Gregory N. Price
Female Access and Rights to Land, and Rural Non‐farm Entrepreneurship in Four African Countries pp. 179-189 Downloads
Uchenna R. Efobi, Ibukun Beecroft and Scholastica N. Atata
Financial Development, Foreign Banks and Economic Growth in Africa pp. 190-201 Downloads
Younesse El Menyari
Corporate Tax Planning and Financial Performance in Nigerian Non‐Financial Quoted Companies pp. 202-215 Downloads
Odunayo Magret Olarewaju and John Ayobamibo Olayiwola
The Long‐run and Short‐run Effects of Foreign Direct Investment on Financial Development in African Countries pp. 216-229 Downloads
Henri Njangang, Nembot Ndeffo Luc and Nawo Larissa
Consommation d'énergie électrique et croissance économique en Afrique Centrale pp. 230-244 Downloads
Gislain Stéphane Gandjon Fankem and Michel Scott Tchoue Houli
Revisiting the Exchange Rate Pass‐Through to Inflation in Africa’s Two Largest Economies: Nigeria and South Africa pp. 245-257 Downloads
Mehmet Balcilar, Ojonugwa Usman and Esther Abdul Agbede

Volume 31, issue 1, 2019

Bilateral Trade Performance in West Africa: A Gravity Model Estimation pp. 1-14 Downloads
Evans Osabuohien, Uchenna R. Efobi, John T. Odebiyi, Oluyemi O. Fayomi and Adeleke Salami
Capital Structure and Bank Performance: Empirical Evidence from Ghana pp. 15-27 Downloads
James Ntiamoah Doku, Fred Agbenya Kpekpena and Prince Yeboah Boateng
Trends in Agricultural Production Efficiency and their Implications for Food Security in Sub‐Saharan African Countries pp. 28-42 Downloads
Christian Nsiah and Bichaka Fayissa
Taux d'intérêt et investissement privé en Tunisie: Asymétrie à court terme et symétrie à long terme pp. 43-57 Downloads
Mohamed Ilyes Gritli and Fatma Charfi
Testing the Validity of the Simultaneous Openness Hypothesis in Nigeria (1990–2015) pp. 58-70 Downloads
Michael Adebayo Ajayi and Olufemi Adewale Aluko
The Growth Effects of the Bulging Economically Active Population in Sub‐Saharan Africa: Do Institutions Matter? pp. 71-86 Downloads
Isaac Bonuedi, Kofi Kamasa and Elliot Boateng
The Effect of Household Socioeconomic Status on the Demand for Child Health Care Services pp. 87-98 Downloads
Eric Arthur
The Impact of Informal Financial Groups on Socio‐economic Development in Tanzania pp. 99-114 Downloads
Abel Kinyondo and Gibson Kagaruki
Salaires et mobilité de l'emploi des professionnels de santé dans les milieux urbains du Cameroun pp. 115-128 Downloads
Gaston Brice Nkoumou Ngoa
Technological Innovations in the Control of International Exchange: Lessons for Africa pp. 129-143 Downloads
Joseph Pasky Ngameni and Muhammad Khan
Internet Adoption and Financial Development in Sub‐Saharan Africa: Evidence from Nigeria and Kenya pp. 144-160 Downloads
Samson Edo, Henry Okodua and John Odebiyi
Anthony Bebbington, Abdul‐Gafaru Abdulai, Denise Humphreys Bebbington, Marja Hinfelaar and Cynthia Sanborn (2018), Governing Extractive Industries: Politics, Histories, Ideas, published by Oxford University Press, Oxford, 266 pp pp. 161-163 Downloads
John Anyanwu

Volume 30, issue 4, 2018

Macroeconomic Consequences of Commodity Price Fluctuations in African Economies pp. 329-345 Downloads
Chuku Chuku, Anthony Simpasa and Jacob Oduor
Armed Conflicts and Intra‐regional Trade Flows: The Cases of ECOWAS and COMESA pp. 346-361 Downloads
Abel E. Ezeoha, Chinwe Okoyeuzu, Ama A. Udu and Joseph Edeh
Computable General Equilibrium Analysis of Increase in Government Agricultural Expenditure on Household Welfare in Nigeria pp. 362-371 Downloads
Paul Iorember and Gylych Jelilov
Entrepreneurial Success in Africa: How Relevant Are Foreign Direct Investment and Financial Development? pp. 372-385 Downloads
Jonathan Munemo
Wages and Labour Productivity in African Manufacturing pp. 386-398 Downloads
Joseph Mawejje and Ibrahim Okumu
The Long‐run Effects of Political Regimes and Economic Openness on Energy Intensity pp. 399-409 Downloads
Philip Adom
Urban Household Energy Demand in Southwest Nigeria pp. 410-422 Downloads
Patricia Iyore Ajayi
Measurement and Determinants of Food Poverty: A Dynamic Analysis of Nigeria's First Panel Survey Data pp. 423-433 Downloads
Godstime Osekhebhen Eigbiremolen and Jonathan Emenike Ogbuabor
Dealing with High Bank Interest Margins in Tunisia: A Dynamic Panel Investigation pp. 434-448 Downloads
Zied Saadaoui
Does Access to Finance Enhance SME Innovation and Productivity in Nigeria? Evidence from the World Bank Enterprise Survey pp. 449-461 Downloads
Abidemi Adegboye and Samuel Iweriebor
Economic Security and the Political Governance Crisis in Central African Republic pp. 462-477 Downloads
Thales Pacific Yapatake Kossele and Li Jin Shan
L'entourage influence‐t‐il le comportement informel des entreprises au Cameroun? pp. 478-489 Downloads
Ariel Herbert Fambeu
Measuring Technical Efficiency and Productivity Change in the Nigerian Banking Sector: A Comparison of Non‐parametric and Parametric Techniques pp. 490-501 Downloads
Eze Osuagwu, Wakeel Atanda Isola and Isaac Chii Nwaogwugwu
Book Review: Frances Stewart, Gustav Ranis and Emma Samman (2018), Advancing Human Development: Theory and Practice, published by Oxford University Press, Oxford, 291 pp pp. 502-503 Downloads
John Anyanwu

Volume 30, issue 3, 2018

Has International Aid Promoted Economic Growth in Africa? pp. 239-251 Downloads
Jinyang Cai, Zuting Zheng, Ruifa Hu, Carl E. Pray and Qianqian Shao
Remittances and Food Security in African Countries pp. 252-263 Downloads
Fatma Mabrouk and Mohamed Mehdi Mekni
Modélisation de la prévision du stress financier du système bancaire des pays de l'UEMOA: Evidence empirique du rôle des facteurs institutionnels pp. 264-277 Downloads
Kpégo Didier Anatole Gbenou
Asymmetric Price Transmission and Rent‐seeking in Road Fuel Markets: A Comparative Study of South Africa and Selected Eurozone Countries pp. 278-290 Downloads
Jonathan E. Ogbuabor, God'stime O. Eigbiremolen, Charles O. Manasseh and Ifeoma C. Mba
Optimal Deficit Financing in a Constrained Fiscal Space in Ghana pp. 291-303 Downloads
Paul Alagidede, Jones Mensah and Muazu Ibrahim
Etalement urbain, comportement de mobilité et fonctionnement de l'offre de transport à Yaoundé pp. 304-315 Downloads
Jean Patrick Mfoulou Olugu
Workers’ Remittances and the Dutch‐Disease Argument: Investigating the Relationship in Sub‐Saharan Africa pp. 316-324 Downloads
T. V. Ojapinwa and N. I. Nwokoma

Volume 30, issue 2, 2018

How Does the Health Sector Benefit from Trade Openness? Evidence from Sub‐Saharan Africa pp. 135-148 Downloads
Jacob Novignon, Yaw Boateng Atakorah and Gbetoton Nadege Djossou
Efficiency of Rice Farming in Ghana: Policy Implications for Rice Sector Development pp. 149-161 Downloads
Emmanuel Donkor, Nicolette Matthews and Abiodun A. Ogundeji
Technology Transfer and National Efficiency: Does Absorptive Capacity Matter? pp. 162-174 Downloads
Michael Danquah, Bazoumana Ouattara and Peter Quartey
Growth and Volatility Nexus in Sub‐Saharan Africa pp. 175-186 Downloads
Jemberu Lulie Mekonnen and Ali Suut Dogruel
Colonial Legacy and Economic Efficiency across Africa: A Metafrontier Approach pp. 187-199 Downloads
Anatole Goundan
Quantifying Impacts of Macroeconomic and Non‐economic Factors on Public Health Expenditure: A Structural Time Series Model pp. 200-218 Downloads
Olufunmilayo S. Tajudeen, Ibrahim A. Tajudeen and Risikat Dauda
Service Delivery versus Moonlighting: Using Data from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Senegal pp. 219-232 Downloads
Kjell Hausken and Mthuli Ncube
Book Review pp. 233-235 Downloads
Gemechu Mesay Berhanu

Volume 30, issue 1, 2018

Capital Inflows and Exports Diversification in Sub‐Saharan Africa during the MDGs Era pp. 1-18 Downloads
Rasmane Ouedraogo, Windemanegda Sandrine Sourouema and Pam Zahonogo
Quality of Corporate Governance on Dividend Payouts: The Case of Nigeria pp. 19-32 Downloads
Anthonia T. Odeleye
Political Economy of Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers: The Rural‐Urban Dynamics in Ghana pp. 33-44 Downloads
Abel Fumey and Festus O. Egwaikhide
The Effects of Education on Labour Force Participation in Cameroon: A Gender Perspective pp. 45-55 Downloads
Armand Totouom, Vincent De Paul Mboutchouang and Hervé Kaffo
Impact of the Emerging Financial Holding Company Model on Small Business Borrowers' Financial Welfare: Contemporary Evidence from Nigeria Based on the Monti‐Klein Approach pp. 56-70 Downloads
Cosmas Ikechukwu Asogwa, Anthonia Uju Uzuagu, Godwin Keres Okoro Okereke, Hyginus Omeje, Samson Ige Abolarinwa, Roseline Nkemakolam Azubuike and Joseph Ndozianyichukwu Chukwuma
Monnaie unique et intégration par le marché en Afrique: le cas de la CEEAC et de la CEDEAO pp. 71-85 Downloads
Dieudonne Mignamissi
Volatilité de l'inflation, gouvernance et investissements directs étrangers entrants en Afrique sub‐saharienne pp. 86-99 Downloads
Amadou Bobbo
An Empirical Analysis of Health Shocks and Informal Risk Sharing Networks pp. 100-111 Downloads
Andinet Woldemichael and Shiferaw Gurmu
The Role of Property Rights in the Relationship between Capital Flows and Economic Growth in SSA: Do Natural Resources Endowment and Country Income Level Matter? pp. 112-130 Downloads
Sionfou Seydou Coulibaly, Lewis Landry Gakpa and Issouf Soumaré
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