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What is the aggregate economic rate of return to foreign aid? (English)

In recent years, academic studies have been converging towards the view that foreign aid promotes aggregate economic growth. The authors employ a simulation approach to: (i) validate the coherence of empirical aid-growth studies published since 2008; and (ii) calculate plausible ranges for the rate of return to aid. ... See More +

Journal Article 129205 JUL 28, 2015

Arndt,Channing; Jones,Sam; Tarp,Finn Disclosed

Climate change, agriculture and food security in Tanzania (English)

The consequences of climate change for agriculture and food security in developing countries are of serious concern. Due to their reliance on rain-fed agriculture, both as a source of income and consumption, many low-income countries are considered to be the most vulnerable to climate change. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6188 SEP 01, 2012

Arndt, Channing; Farmer, William; Strzepek, Kenneth; Thurlow, James Disclosed

Gender equality as smart economics (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the gender equality as smart economics are: educate a women, build a nation by Jal, Emmanuel; a small but bright light in a terrible year of Haiti by Nadelman, Rachel Hannah; gender and biofuels in Mozambique - good or bad news for women? ... See More +

Newsletter 57996 OCT 01, 2010

Brearley, Emily; Jal, Emmanuel; Nadelman, Rachel Hannah; Benfica, Rui; Thurlow, James; Arndt, Channing; Barne, Donna; Ivaschenko, Oleksiy; Danzer, Alexander; Matanda, Dorothy Daka Disclosed

Inequality and poverty impacts of trade distortions in Mozambique (English)

Although Mozambique has considerable agricultural potential, rural poverty remains extremely high. This paper examines the extent to which global and domestic price distortions affect agricultural production and national poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55942 JUN 01, 2009

Arndt, Channing; Thurlow, James Disclosed

Distortions to agricultural incentives in Mozambique : Main report (English)

In recent decades, Mozambique has undergone enormous political and economic transformations. A colony of Portugal, the country moved to a phase of socialism after gaining independence in 1975 but, after economic collapse, in 1986 it started implementing a program of economic reform aimed at establishing a market economy in the country. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 56040 DEC 01, 2007

Alfieri, Andrea; Arndt,Channing; Cirera,Xavier Disclosed

Distortions to agricultural incentives in Mozambique (Vol. 2) : National spreadsheet for agricultural distortions in Mozambique (English)

In recent decades, Mozambique has undergone enormous political and economic transformations. A colony of Portugal, the country moved to a phase of socialism after gaining independence in 1975 but, after economic collapse, in 1986 it started implementing a program of economic reform aimed at establishing a market economy in the country. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 56040 DEC 01, 2007

Alfieri, Andrea; Arndt,Channing; Cirera,Xavier Disclosed

The Doha Trade Round and Mozambique (English)

This paper considers the potential implications of the Doha Development Agenda, as well as other trade liberalization scenarios, for Mozambique. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3717 SEP 01, 2005

Arndt, Channing Disclosed

HIV/AIDS, human capital, and economic growth prospects for Mozambique (English)

As in other countries in the southern Africa region, a human development catastrophe is unfolding in Mozambique. Recently released data estimate HIV prevalence rates amongst the adult population in the year 2000 at around 12% with substantial regional variation. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 26310 FEB 28, 2003

Arndt, Channing

The macro implications of HIV/AIDS in South Africa : a preliminary assessment (English)

South Africa now stands at the brink of a full-blown AIDS crisis. The key question now is to how to deal with the impending crisis. The epidemic has moved beyond its earlier status as a health issue to become a development issue, with social, political, and economic dimensions. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 22699 NOV 30, 2000

Arndt, Channing; Lewis, Jeffrey D.