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Accounting Transparency and International Standard Setting  

Sidney J. Gray and Helen Kang

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Oct 2014
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Dec 2014
This chapter explores accounting transparency as an important aspect of corporate accountability. After defining accounting transparency and identifying factors that influence it, the ... More

Administration of Trade Policy  

Alfred E. Eckes

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May 2012
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Sep 2012
This article deals with the administration of trade policy. It examines the individuals, ideas, and institutions that shape the trade regulation process. It focuses on the rules-based ... More

African Debt and Debt Relief  

Mark R. Thomas and Marcelo M. Giugale

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Jul 2015
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Nov 2014
African economies did not accumulate serious debt until the 1980s, when unprecedented export credits and development lending combined with slowing exports to send debt ratios climbing. ... More

African Development Banks: Lessons for Development Economics  

Ernest Aryeetey

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Jul 2015
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Nov 2014
This chapter examines the role of Development Banks (DBs) as national and regional financial institutions that provide medium- to long-term capital for investment in various sectors of the ... More

African Monetary Unions: An Obituary  

Célestin Monga

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Jul 2015
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Jan 2015
This chapter discusses the experience of African countries with monetary unions, focusing on the CFA Zone where that experience has been the longest and the deepest history of integration. ... More

Agriculture  

Tim Josling

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May 2012
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Sep 2012
This article attempts to provide in a succinct way a road map for those wandering into the territory of agricultural policy and trade. It begins with a brief discussion of the linkages ... More

Aid to Africa: Emerging Trends and Issues  

Peter Quartey and Gloria Afful-Mensah

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Jul 2015
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Nov 2014
Some authors have stressed the importance of aid in boosting growth, given that poverty levels in most aid recipient countries (particularly sub-Saharan Africa) have continued to worsen in ... More

Aid to Africa: The Changing Context  

Tony Addison, Saurabh Singhal, and Finn Tarp

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Jul 2015
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Nov 2014
This chapter explains how official development assistance (ODA) can help achieve the structural transformation of African economies, and thereby inclusive growth, employment and peace. It ... More

Are NAFTA and Export-oriented Industrialization Passé for Mexico’s Economy? Global Lessons  

Enrique Dussel Peters

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May 2013
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Aug 2013
This chapter focuses on the effects of Mexico’s export-oriented industrialization (EOI) strategy, which replaced the previous import-substitution approach. It argues that since the ... More

Are the Geese Still Flying? Catch-Up Industrialization in a Changing International Economic Environment  

Inderjit N. Kaur

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Jan 2014
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Feb 2014
This chapter examines literature on catch-up industrialization in the context of the experience of the Asian Pacific economies. It provides a summary of the “flying geese” or product cycle ... More

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