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Journal of African Economies

1992 - 2021

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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2021, volume 30, articles 4

Incomes and Child Health in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1990–2018 pp. 301-323 Downloads
Louise Grogan and Luc Moers
Reducing Stunting through Multisectoral Efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 324-348 Downloads
Emmanuel Skoufias, Katja Vinha and Ryoko Sato
The Oil Nouveau-Riche and Arms Imports pp. 349-369 Downloads
Pierre-Louis Vézina
What Factors Drive Transport and Logistics Costs in Africa? pp. 370-388 Downloads
Patrick Plane

2021, volume 30, articles 3

The Psychology of Poverty: Evidence from the Field (The Influence of Latent Viral Infection on Rate of Cognitive Decline over 4 Years) pp. 207-224 Downloads
Adria Molotsky and Sudhanshu Handa
Financial Literacy and Intra-household Decision Making: Evidence from Rwanda (Women, land and empowerment in Rwanda) pp. 225-250 Downloads
Antonia Grohmann and Annekathrin Schoofs
Examining the Gender Productivity Gap among Farm Households in Mali (Decomposition of Gender Differentials in Agricultural Productivity in Ethiopia) pp. 251-284 Downloads
A Singbo, E Njuguna-Mungai, J O Yila, K Sissoko and R Tabo
African Junta and Defence Spending: A Capture Effect or Self-preservation? (A Theory of Military Dictatorships) pp. 285-300 Downloads
Oasis Kodila-Tedika and Sherif Khalifa

2021, volume 30, articles 2

Do Exports Affect Urbanisation in Sub-Saharan Africa? Evidence From the Baltic Dry Index and Panel Regressions With Cross-Sectional Dependence (Trade and Circuses: Explaining Urban Giants) pp. 129-159 Downloads
Ngoc Thien Anh Pham and Nicholas Sim
Crime and Political Participation in Africa: The Role of Insecurity (Agricultural Production Amid Conflict: Separating the Effects of Conflict into Shocks and Uncertainty) pp. 160-182 Downloads
Kevin M Morrison and Marc Rockmore
Carving Out an Empire? How China Strategically Uses Aid to Facilitate Chinese Business Expansion in Africa** (Institutions as a fundamental cause of long-run growth) pp. 183-205 Downloads
Tarek M Harchaoui, Robbert K J Maseland and Julian A Watkinson

2021, volume 30, articles 1

JAE Special Issue: Education and Labour Market Outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa pp. 1-12 Downloads
Francis Teal
Teacher and Parental Perceptions of Performance Pay in Education: Evidence from Tanzania pp. 55-80 Downloads
Isaac Mbiti and Youdi Schipper
Teacher Turnover in Rwanda pp. 81-102 Downloads
Andrew Zeitlin
Education, Access to Better Quality Work and Gender: Lessons from the Kagera Panel Data Set pp. 103-127 Downloads
Adalbertus Kamanzi, Andy McKay, Andy Newell, Cinzia Rienzo and Wiktoria Tafesse

2020, volume 29, articles 5

Preferences and Civil War in Northern Uganda: Post-Traumatic Growth Reconsidered pp. 433-453 Downloads
Matthew Lowes, Jeffrey Carpenter and Peter Hans Matthews
Impact of the West African Ebola Epidemic on Agricultural Production and Rural Welfare: Evidence from Liberia pp. 454-474 Downloads
Alejandro de la Fuente, Hanan Jacoby and Kotchikpa Gabriel Lawin
Is There Really a Foreign Ownership Productivity Advantage? Evidence from Nigerian Manufacturing Firms pp. 475-490 Downloads
Kilishi Adamu Alka

2020, volume 29, articles 2

Inflation Targeting and Monetary Policy in Ghana pp. 121-145 Downloads
Michael Bleaney, Atsuyoshi Morozumi and Zakari Mumuni
Trade Credit and Access to Finance: Evidence from Ethiopian Retailers† pp. 146-172 Downloads
Thorsten Beck, Mohammad Hoseini and Burak Uras
From Rural to Urban, but not Through Migration: Household Livelihood Responses to Urban Reclassification in Northern Ethiopia† pp. 173-191 Downloads
Tsega G Mezgebo and Catherine Porter
Valuing Urban Cultural Heritage in African Countries: A Contingent Valuation Study of Historic Buildings in Port Louis, Mauritius pp. 192-213 Downloads
Enrico Bertacchini and Riad Sultan

2020, volume 29, articles 1

The Distribution of Consumption Expenditure in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Inequality Among All Africans pp. 1-25 Downloads
La-Bhus Jirasavetakul and Christoph Lakner
Sources of Financing and Firm Growth: Evidence from Ethiopia pp. 26-45 Downloads
Dereje Regasa, David Fielding and Helen Roberts
The Effect of Electricity Shortages on Firm Investment: Evidence from Ghana pp. 46-62 Downloads
Ama Abeberese
Poor Households’ Productive Investments of Cash Transfers: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Niger pp. 63-89 Downloads
Quentin Stoeffler, Bradford Mills and Patrick Premand
Food Security Measures in Sub-Saharan Africa. A Validation of the LSMS-ISA Scale† pp. 90-120 Downloads
Olivia Bertelli

2019, volume 28, articles Supplement_1

Preface pp. i1-i3 Downloads
Njuguna Ndung’uExecutive Director
Africa’s Energy Renewal: The Twin Challenges of Energy Deficit and Climate Change pp. i4-i15 Downloads
Amadou Sy, Witness Simbanegavi and Njuguna Ndung’u
Does Good Governance Matter more for Energy Investment? Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa pp. i16-i40 Downloads
Amadou Sy and Mariama Sow
Beyond the Grid: Engineering, Institutions and Finance pp. i41-i50 Downloads
Laurence Harris

2019, volume 28, articles 6

Preface pp. i1-i3 Downloads
Njuguna Ndung’uExecutive Director
Africa’s Energy Renewal: The Twin Challenges of Energy Deficit and Climate Change pp. i4-i15 Downloads
Amadou Sy, Witness Simbanegavi and Njuguna Ndung’u
Does Good Governance Matter more for Energy Investment? Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa pp. i16-i40 Downloads
Amadou Sy and Mariama Sow
Beyond the Grid: Engineering, Institutions and Finance pp. i41-i50 Downloads
Laurence Harris

2019, volume 28, articles 5

Job Flexibility and Occupational Selection in Ghana: An Application of Maximum Simulated Likelihood pp. 479-510 Downloads
Jonathan Lain
The Effect of the Free Primary Education Policy on School Enrolment and Relative Grade Attainment in Lesotho pp. 511-532 Downloads
Ramaele Moshoeshoe, Cally Ardington and Patrizio Piraino
Non-compliance and Non-response in Randomised School Meals Experiment: Evidence from Rural Senegal pp. 533-557 Downloads
Théophile T Azomahou, Abdoulaye Diagne and Fatoumata L Diallo
Unintended Labor Supply Effects of Cash Transfer Programs: New Evidence from South Africa’s Pension pp. 558-581 Downloads
Martin Abel

2019, volume 28, articles 4

Does the Presence of Foreign Firms Reduce Domestic Firms’ Financial Constraints in Sub-Saharan Africa? pp. 343-370 Downloads
Habtamu Edjigu and Nicholas Sim
What should we use as a measure of malaria infection risk? Implications from infant mortality during the Liberian Civil War pp. 371-407 Downloads
Yuya Kudo
The Devil is in the Detail: Growth, Inequality and Poverty Reduction in Africa in the Last Two Decades pp. 408-434 Downloads
Fabio Clementi, Michele Fabiani and Vasco Molini
Tied Labour, Savings and Rural Labour Market Wages: Evidence from a Framed Field Experiment pp. 435-454 Downloads
Aisha Nanyiti, Haki Pamuk and Erwin Bulte
Structural VARs and the Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Low-Income African Countries pp. 455-478 Downloads
Bin Grace Li, Christopher Adam, Andrew Berg, Peter Montiel and Stephen O’Connell

2019, volume 28, articles 3

The Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the Tropics: A Case Study Approach pp. 225-251 Downloads
Andrew Berg, Luisa Charry, Rafael Portillo and Jan Vlcek
The carrot and stick approach to debt relief: overcoming moral hazard pp. 252-276 Downloads
Marin Ferry
Teen Fertility and Female Employment Outcomes: Evidence from Madagascar pp. 277-303 Downloads
Catalina Herrera, David E Sahn and Kira M Villa
Inheritance Practices, Investment Incentives and Women’s Control Over Land in Rural Kenya pp. 304-322 Downloads
Benjamin Linkow
The Impact of School Feeding Programmes on Educational Outcomes: Evidence from Burkina Faso pp. 323-341 Downloads
Pouirkèta Rita Nikiema

2019, volume 28, articles 2

Imperfect Enforcement of a Tax Threshold: The Consequences on Efficiency pp. 119-146 Downloads
Jonathan Goyette
Land Tenure Insecurity as an Investment Incentive: The Case of Migrant Cocoa Farmers and Settlers in Ivory Coast pp. 147-175 Downloads
Catherine Bros, Alain Desdoigts and Hugues Kouadio
Ethnic Inclusiveness of the Central State Government and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 176-201 Downloads
Frédéric Gaspart and Pierre Pecher
Presidential term limits and fiscal policy in African countries pp. 202-224 Downloads
Thierry Yogo and Joseph Keneck Massil

2019, volume 28, articles 1

The Economic Effects of Genocide: Evidence from Rwanda pp. 1-17 Downloads
Roland Hodler
Consumption Discount Rates, Risk Aversion and Wealth in Low-Income Countries: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural Ethiopia pp. 18-38 Downloads
Mahmud Yesuf and Randall Bluffstone
Shaping Cash Transfer Impacts Through ‘Soft-Conditions’: Evidence from Lesotho pp. 39-69 Downloads
Noemi Pace, Silvio Daidone, Benjamin Davis and Luca Pellerano
The Size of the Border and Product Market Integration Between Lesotho and South Africa: A Production–Consumption Approach pp. 70-88 Downloads
Mamello A Nchake, Lawrence Edwards and Tresor N Kaya
Regional Integration and Informal Trade in Africa: Evidence from Benin’s Borders pp. 89-118 Downloads
Sami Bensassi, Joachim Jarreau and Cristina Mitaritonna
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