In this paper from the World Bank, Christophe Guel attempts to untangle the elements of the conundrum surrounding food price stabilization policies.
This paper from the OECD presents a conceptual discussion of how potential SOE advantages can generate cross-border effects.
This report from Chatham House considers the various political, institutional and organizational barriers to translating early warning of famine into early action to avert it, and makes recommendations for how these can be overcome.
Agricultural Mechanization in Ghana : Is Specialization in Agricultural Mechanization a Viable Business Model?
This paper quantitatively assesses whether government provided subsidies to private enterprise for tractor-rental services is a viable business model.
This report from Brookings outlines the the reasons why the U.S. needs to scale up its economic efforts in Africa.
This issue brief from IPI describes the current initiatives for regionalism in the Middle East from the Arab League to the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership, among others, and it analyzes the various political, economic, and security-based challenges they face.
In this paper from UNU-WIDER, Paul Collier discusses how aid can support growth in small, isolated economies.
This paper from UNU-WIDER employs the unique data and insights generated by the growth project of the African Economic Research Consortium to further explore the importance of a ‘syndrome-free’ (SF) regime for growth in the region.
Taxation and Development: A Review of Donor Support to Strengthen Tax Systems in Developing Countries
This paper from UNU-WIDER reviews the state of knowledge on aid and tax reform in developing countries, with a particular focus on sub-Saharan Africa.
This paper provides a survey of six widely used non-experimental methods for estimating the impact of programs in the context of developing economies.