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Sources of Manufacturing Productivity Growth in Africa (English)

This paper investigates the sources of growth in manufacturing productivity in Cote D’Ivoire, Ethiopia and Tanzania in comparison with the case of Bangladesh. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8988 AUG 19, 2019

Jones,Patricia; Lartey,Emmanuel Kwasi Koranteng; Mengistae,Taye Alemu; Zeufack,Albert G. Disclosed

Market Size, Sunk Costs of Entry, and Transport Costs : An Empirical Evaluation of the Impact of Demand-Side Factors versus Supply-Side Factors on Manufacturing Productivity (English)

This paper uses plant-level, panel data from the Ethiopian manufacturing census to estimate the effects of demand-side and supply-side factors on industrywide aggregate productivity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8875 JUN 10, 2019

Jones,Patricia H.; Lartey,Emmanuel Kwasi Koranteng; Mengistae,Taye Alemu; Zeufack,Albert G. Disclosed

Financial development, exchange rate regimes, and growth dynamics (English)

This paper utilizes data for African countries to analyze the extent to which financial development affects the dynamics of the relationship between exchange rate flexibility and economic growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8562 AUG 20, 2018

Kassa,Woubet; Lartey,Emmanuel Kwasi Koranteng Disclosed

The effect of remittances on the current account in developing and emerging economies (English)

This paper presents an analysis of the effect of remittances on the current account in developing and emerging economies, incorporating an assessment of the extent to which exchange rate regimes impact the relationship. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8498 JUN 27, 2018

Lartey,Emmanuel Kwasi Koranteng Disclosed

Leapfrogging : the key to Africa's development - from constraints to investment opportunities (English)

Despite sustained economic growth over the past two decades, Sub-Saharan Africa faces massive challenges and significant gaps in many development outcomes. ... See More +

Working Paper 119849 SEP 20, 2017

Blimpo,Moussa Pouguinimpo; Minges,Michael; Kouame,Wilfried Anicet Kouakou; Azomahou,Theophile Thomas; Lartey,Emmanuel Kwasi Koranteng; Meniago,Christelle; Buitano,Mapi M.; Zeufack,Albert G. Disclosed

Exchange rate flexibility and the effect of remittances on economic growth (English)

This paper studies the question of whether exchange rate policy affects the impact of remittances on economic growth in recipient countries. The paper utilizes a comprehensive data set that comprises annual observations for 135 developing and transition countries, spanning 1970-2007. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7932 DEC 30, 2016

Lartey,Emmanuel Kwasi Koranteng Disclosed