Resources

Titre Description
- Christian Henning, Ousmane Badiane, Eva Krampe, eds.

The book examines the methodological challenges in analyzing the effectiveness of development policies. It presents a selection of tools and methodologies that can help tackle the complexities of which policies work best and why, and how they can...

1 Juil, 2011 -

Over the last decades the world has witnessed a gradual relocation of manufacturing activities from developed to developing countries, opening up new opportunities for employment, increased income and economic growth for some of the world’s...

- Antoine Bouët, Carmen Estrades, and David Laborde

This research has been undertaken to understand the rationale for the implementation of decreasing export taxes along the value chain in middle-income countries, in particular in the oilseeds value chain. This paper studies the implementation of...

1 Déc, 2007 - edited by Kym Anderson and William A. Masters

Distortions to Agricultural Incentives in Africa provides an overview of the evolution of distortions to agricultural incentives caused by price and trade policies in the Arab Republic of Egypt plus 20 countries that account for ...

13 Jan, 2012 - Tewodaj Mogues and Samuel Benin

Using rich panel data on all of Ghana’s districts’ local public finances over 11 years, this paper investigates the way that intergovernmental and other transfers to local governments affect local governments’ incentives to...

- Fousseini Traore

"The impact of the United States' and the European Union's subsidies on world cotton price has been an important subject in recent years. This paper examines the impact that the removal of these subsidies would have on Malian economy...

- Hoda El-Enbaby, Rana Hendy and Chahir Zaki

According to the World Trade Organization (WTO) standards, countries are allowed to adapt regulations under the Sanitary and Phyto-Sanitary (SPS) and Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) agreements in order to protect human, animal and plant health...

- Lauren Bresnahan, Ian Coxhead, Jeremy D. Foltz, and Tewodaj Mogues

Manufacturing is intensive in the use of reproducible factors and exhibits greater technological dynamism than primary production. As such, its growth is central to long-run development in low-income countries. African countries are latecomers to...

- Alan de Brauw, Valerie Mueller, and Tassew Woldehanna

Standard economic models suggest that individuals participate in migration to improve their well-being, whether those decisions are made at the individual or the household level. However, explicit and implicit barriers to movement both within and...

- Mekonnen B. Wakeyo and Cornelis Gardebroek

Rainfall shortage is a major production risk for smallholder farmers. Due to rainfall shortage, smallholders limit the use of modern inputs such as fertilizer and improved seeds. This study investigates if water harvesting technologies (WHTs)...