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wp-2020-137: The social profitability of rural roads in a small open economy: Do urban agglomeration economies matter? Downloads
Clive Bell
wp-2020-136: Natural resources, institutions, and economic transformation in Mozambique Downloads
Jose Jaime Macuane and Carlos Muianga
wp-2020-135: Donor relations and sovereignty Downloads
Johnny Flentø and Leonardo Santos Simao
wp-2020-134: Rule of law and judicial independence Downloads
João Carlos Trindade
wp-2020-133: Economic development and institutions in Mozambique: Factors affecting public financial management Downloads
António S. Cruz and Fausto J. Mafambissa
wp-2020-132: Decentralization reforms in Mozambique: The role of institutions in the definition of results Downloads
Salvador Forquilha
wp-2020-131: Health, development, and institutional factors: The Mozambique case Downloads
Paulo Ivo Garrido
wp-2020-130: The education sector in Mozambique: From access to epistemic quality in primary education Downloads
Mouzinho Mário, Celso M. Monjane and Ricardo Santos
wp-2020-129: Putting the financial system to work for the poor and SMEs Downloads
Abdul Magid Osman and Djamila Pontes Osman
wp-2020-128: Influence of institutional factors on the performance of the agricultural sector in Mozambique Downloads
João Z. Carrilho and Rui N. Ribeiro
wp-2020-127: Inequality, institutions, and cooperation Downloads
Thomas Markussen, Smriti Sharma, Saurabh Singhal and Finn Tarp
wp-2020-126: Ethnic diversity and informal work in Ghana Downloads
Sefa Awaworyi Churchill and Michael Danquah
wp-2020-125: Taxing extractive resources in the transition to a low-carbon future Downloads
Evelyn Dietsche
wp-2020-124: The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918-20: An interpretative survey in the time of COVID-19 Downloads
Prema-chandra Athukorala and Chaturica Athukorala
wp-2020-123: The political economy of the resource curse: A development perspective Downloads
Antonio Savoia and Kunal Sen
wp-2020-122: Fiscal policy, labour market, and inequality: Diagnosing South Africa's anomalies in the shadow of racial discrimination Downloads
Giorgio d'Agostino, Francesco Giuli, Marco Lorusso and Margherita Scarlato
wp-2020-121: Polarization in the South African labour market: Economy-wide scenarios Downloads
Rob Davies and Dirk van Seventer
wp-2020-120: Extractive dependency in lower-income countries: Evolving trends during the transition to a low carbon future Downloads
Magnus Ericsson and Olof Löf
wp-2020-119: Implications of the changing nature of work for employment and inequality in Ghana Downloads
Carlos Gradín and Simone Schotte
wp-2020-118: Roots of dissent: Trade liberalization and the rise of populism in Brazil Downloads
Francesco Iacoella, Patricia Justino and Bruno Martorano
wp-2020-117: Comment on 'Redistribution, inequality, and growth: new evidence' Downloads
Markus Jäntti, Jukka Pirttilä and Risto Rönkkö
wp-2020-116: Changes in inequality within countries after 1990 Downloads
Carlos Gradín
wp-2020-115: Agro-industry, exports, and income distribution: A multiplier decomposition analysis for Myanmar Downloads
Dirk van Seventer and Finn Tarp
wp-2020-114: Corruption and assortative matching of partners in international trade Downloads
Arusha Cooray, Chandan Jha and Bibhudutta Panda
wp-2020-113: Impact of a Single Customs Territory in the East African Community on Tanzania's exports Downloads
Anne Kamau and Maureen Odongo
wp-2020-112: Public debt sustainability and debt dynamics: The case of Tanzania Downloads
Maureen Were and Lekinyi Mollel
wp-2020-111: Is there a gender bias in intergenerational mobility?: Evidence from Cameroon Downloads
Rose Fontep and Kunal Sen
wp-2020-110: Income diversification and household welfare in Tanzania 2008-2013 Downloads
Rumman Khan and Oliver Morrissey
wp-2020-109: Data, global development, and COVID-19: Lessons and consequences Downloads
Wim Naudé and Ricardo Vinuesa
wp-2020-108: From fiscal stabilization to economic diversification: A developmental approach to managing resource revenues Downloads
Ha-Joon Chang and Amir Lebdioui
wp-2020-107: Subjective returns to education: Rational expectations of disadvantaged groups in India Downloads
Pooja Balasubramanian
wp-2020-106: Duration of pre-university education and labour market outcomes: Evidence from a quasi-experiment in Ghana Downloads
Emmanuel Adu Boahen, Kwadwo Opoku and Simone Schotte
wp-2020-105: Closing the gap: Gender and innovation Downloads
Laura Barasa
wp-2020-104: Discerning trends in international metal prices in the presence of non-stationary volatility Downloads
Tony Addison and Atanu Ghoshray
wp-2020-103: State-market-society alliance: The evolving nature of the '21st century developmental state' Downloads
Pui Yi Wong
wp-2020-102: Partnership for inclusive growth: Can linkages with large firms spur the growth of SMEs in Tanzania? Downloads
Josaphat Kweka and Fadhili Sooi
wp-2020-101: Transitions between informal and formal jobs in India: Patterns, correlates, and consequences Downloads
Rajesh Raj Natarajan, Simone Schotte and Kunal Sen
wp-2020-100: Transforming informal work and livelihoods in Costa Rica and Nicaragua Downloads
Enrique Alaniz, T. H. Gindling, Catherine Mata and Diego Rojas
wp-2020-99: Industry classification in the South African tax microdata Downloads
Joshua Budlender and Amina Ebrahim
wp-2020-98: Character or context: What explains behavioural dishonesty in low-income countries? Downloads
Ines A. Ferreira, Sam Jones and Jorge Mouco
wp-2020-97: Globalization and gender inequality: Evidence from South Africa Downloads
Caro Janse van Rensburg, Carli Bezuidenhout, Marianne Matthee and Victor Stolzenburg
wp-2020-96: Trade, technology, and absorptive capacity: Firm-level evidence across geographical clusters in the Tanzanian textiles and apparel sector Downloads
Amrita Saha, André Castro, Marco Carreras and Daniele Guariso
wp-2020-95: Fast tracking the SADC integration agenda to unlock regional collaboration gains along growth corridors in Southern Africa Downloads
Alexis Habiyaremye
wp-2020-94: Building malls or metros?: South Africa's exports of tradable urban services to the rest of Africa Downloads
Ivan Turok and Justin Visagie
wp-2020-93: Value chain directionality, upgrading, and industrial policy in the Tanzanian textile and apparel sectors Downloads
Julian Boys and Antonio Andreoni
wp-2020-92: A medium-sized, open-economy, fiscal DSGE model of South Africa Downloads
Johannes Kemp and Hylton Hollander
wp-2020-91: Empirical estimates of fiscal multipliers for South Africa Downloads
Johannes Kemp
wp-2020-90: Old-age pensions and female labour supply in India Downloads
Vidhya Unnikrishnan and Kunal Sen
wp-2020-89: Healthcare equity and COVID-19: Assessing the relative effectiveness of egalitarian governance and healthcare system capacity on the COVID-19 pandemic Downloads
Krishna Chaitanya Vadlamannati, Arusha Cooray and Indra de Soysa
wp-2020-88: Competition and inclusive regional economic growth in food production: Barriers to entry and the role of African multinational corporations Downloads
Teboho Bosiu and Thando Vilakazi
wp-2020-87: The potential of extractive industries as anchor investments for broader regional development Downloads
Olle Östensson
wp-2020-86: Wage inequality under inflation-targeting in South Africa Downloads
Serena Merrino
wp-2020-85: Investigating the fiscal resource curse: What's China got to do with it? Downloads
Daniel Chachu and Edward Nketiah-Amponsah
wp-2020-84: Comparative approaches to key issues in the economic regulation of telecommunications markets in South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe Downloads
Anthea Paelo and Genna Robb
wp-2020-83: Competitive dynamics of telecommunications markets in South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe Downloads
Genna Robb and Anthea Paelo
wp-2020-82: Trust in the time of corona Downloads
Tilman Brück, Neil Ferguson, Patricia Justino and Wolfgang Stojetz
wp-2020-81: Exploring options for a universal old age pension in Tanzania Mainland Downloads
Twahir Khalfan, Elineema Kisanga, Vincent Leyaro, Faith Masekesa, Michael Noble and Gemma Wright
wp-2020-80: The energy transition in Asia: The role of liquefied natural gas and implications for East African producers Downloads
Etienne Romsom and Kathryn McPhail
wp-2020-79: The impact of employment protection on the temporary employment services sector: Evidence from South Africa using data from tax records Downloads
Aalia Cassim
wp-2020-78: Unequal expectations: Gender inequality in salary expectations of university students Downloads
Carlos Gradín, Félix Mambo, Yonesse Paris and Ricardo Santos
wp-2020-77: Precarity and the pandemic: COVID-19 and poverty incidence, intensity, and severity in developing countries Downloads
Andy Sumner, Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez and Chris Hoy
wp-2020-76: Africa's lockdown dilemma: High poverty and low trust Downloads
Eva-Maria Egger, Sam Jones, Patricia Justino, Ivan Manhique and Ricardo Santos
wp-2020-75: The global distribution of routine and non-routine work Downloads
Piotr Lewandowski, Albert Park and Simone Schotte
wp-2020-74: COVID-19: macroeconomic dimensions in the developing world Downloads
Tony Addison, Kunal Sen and Finn Tarp
wp-2020-73: COVID-19 and global poverty: Are LDCs being left behind? Downloads
Giovanni Valensisi
wp-2020-72: Improving parenting practices for early child development: Experimental evidence from Rwanda Downloads
Patricia Justino, Marinella Leone, Pierfrancesco Rolla, Monique Abimpaye, Caroline Dusabe, Diane Uwamahoro and Richard Germond
wp-2020-71: Structural features of the Myanmar economy through the lens of a 2017 Social Accounting Matrix Downloads
Dirk van Seventer, Finn Tarp, Khin Ohnmar Myint Thein, Soe Thie Nu Htwe and Nyaung Tai
wp-2020-70: An analysis of the distributional impact of excise duty in Uganda using a tax-benefit microsimulation model Downloads
Susan Namirembe Kavuma, Christine Byaruhanga, Nicholas Musoke, Patrick Loke, Michael Noble and Gemma Wright
wp-2020-69: Evolution of multidimensional poverty in crisis-ridden Mozambique Downloads
Eva-Maria Egger, Vincenzo Salvucci and Finn Tarp
wp-2020-68: Taxpayer responsiveness to taxation: Evidence from bunching at kink points of the South African income tax schedule Downloads
Neryvia Pillay Bell
wp-2020-67: South African population projection and household survey sample weight recalibration Downloads
Takwanisa Machemedze, Andrew Kerr and Rob Dorrington
wp-2020-66: A 2017 Social Accounting Matrix for Myanmar Downloads
Dirk van Seventer, Finn Tarp, Nyo Nyo San, Soe Thie Nu Htwe and Thandar
wp-2020-65: Explaining income inequality trends: An integrated approach Downloads
Petra Sauer, Narasimha D. Rao and Shonali Pachauri
wp-2020-64: A comparative study of export processing zones in the wake of the Sustainable Development Goals: The cases of Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe Downloads
Richard Adu-Gyamfi, Simplice Asongu, Tinaye Sonto Mmusi, Herbert Wamalwa and Madei Mangori
wp-2020-63: Resource sector concessions and spatial development in Southern Africa Downloads
Joan Halstein
wp-2020-62: Earnings in the South African Revenue Service IRP5 data Downloads
Andrew Kerr
wp-2020-61: Special economic zones in Southern Africa: Is success influenced by design attributes? Downloads
Cornelius Dube, Wellington Matsika and Gamuchirai Chiwunze
wp-2020-60: COVID-19: mortality, future years lost, and demographic structure: Italy and Kenya compared Downloads
Clive Bell
wp-2020-59: The effect of policy uncertainty on South Africa, SADC, and beyond Downloads
Mustapha Douch
wp-2020-58: Inclusive growth without structural transformation?: The case of Brazil Downloads
Sergio Firpo, Renan Pieri and Rafaela Nogueira
wp-2020-57: Weather shocks and child nutrition: Evidence from Tanzania Downloads
Aimable Nsabimana and Justice Tei Mensah
wp-2020-56: The relationship between transport accessibility and employment duration Downloads
Jacomien van der Merwe and Stephan Krygsman
wp-2020-55: Wage polarization in a high-inequality emerging economy: The case of South Africa Downloads
Haroon Bhorat, Kezia Lilenstein, Morne Oosthuizen and Amy Thornton
wp-2020-54: Informal institutions, transaction risk, and firm productivity in Myanmar Downloads
Michael Danquah and Kunal Sen
wp-2020-53: Exclusive growth?: Rapidly increasing top incomes amidst low national growth in South Africa Downloads
Ihsaan Bassier and Ingrid Woolard
wp-2020-52: The impact of the Employment Equity Act on female inter-industry labour mobility and the gender wage gap in South Africa Downloads
Mattie Susan Landman and Neave O'Clery
wp-2020-51: Separating employment effects into job destruction and job creation: Evidence from a large minimum wage increase in the agricultural sector using administrative tax data Downloads
Marlies Piek, Dieter von Fintel and Johann Kirsten
wp-2020-50: Structural transformation, inequality, and inclusive growth in South Africa Downloads
Haroon Bhorat, Kezia Lilenstein, Morne Oosthuizen and Amy Thornton
wp-2020-49: Depreciation allowances in South Africa Downloads
Estian Calitz, Eva Muwanga-Zake, Alexius Sithole and Wynnona Steyn
wp-2020-48: The energy transition in Asia: Country priorities, fuel types, and energy decisions Downloads
Etienne Romsom and Kathryn McPhail
wp-2020-47: Misinformed, mismatched, or misled?: Explaining the gap between expected and realized graduate earnings in Mozambique Downloads
Sam Jones, Ricardo Santos and Gimelgo Xirinda
wp-2020-46: Benign growth: Structural transformation and inclusive growth in Thailand Downloads
Peter Warr and Waleerat Suphannachart
wp-2020-45: Estimating the distribution of household wealth in South Africa Downloads
Aroop Chatterjee, Léo Czajka and Amory Gethin
wp-2020-44: Structural transformation, inequality dynamics, and inclusive growth in Bangladesh Downloads
Selim Raihan and Sunera Saba Khan
wp-2020-43: Estimates of the impact of COVID-19 on global poverty Downloads
Andy Sumner, Chris Hoy and Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez
wp-2020-42: Riots and social capital in urban India Downloads
Alia Aghajanian, Patricia Justino and Jean-Pierre Tranchant
wp-2020-41: Administrative failures in anti-poverty programmes and household welfare: An investigation of India's employment guarantee programme Downloads
Parantap Basu, Rajesh Raj Natarajan and Kunal Sen
wp-2020-40: The corporate income tax gap in South Africa: A top-down approach Downloads
Ada Jansen, Winile Ngobeni, Alexius Sithole and Wynnona Steyn
wp-2020-39: Product market competition and the labour market: Evidence from South Africa Downloads
Francesco Amodio, Michele Di Maio, Yifan Li and Patrizio Piraino
wp-2020-38: Making agricultural value chains more inclusive through technology and innovation Downloads
Reena das Nair and Namhla Landani
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