growth

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- Arndt, Channing Pauw, Karl Thurlow, James

Biofuels could offer new economic opportunities for low-income countries. We use a recursive dynamic computable general equilibrium model of Tanzania to evaluate different biofuels production options and estimate their impacts on growth and...

- Wachira Rhoda Gakuru and Naomi Muthoni Mathenge

This study seeks to highlight the level of income inequality in Kenya and its implications on various poverty reduction policies. The 2003 Kenya SAM is used to develop a multiplier simulation model which tracks the linkages among demand-driven...

- Sam Benin, Alejandro Nin Pratt, Shenggen Fan, Clemens Breisinger, Tewodaj Mogues, James Thurlow, Xinshen Diao

The Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) is an Africa-wide network of regional nodes supporting the Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the Economic...

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Burundi’s growth policy should focus on: (1) closing the infrastructure gap; (2) gaining from regional integration; (3) improving the business environment; (4) promoting new growth sources; and (5) strengthening its fiscal position through...

23 Feb, 2012 - John Ulimwengu and Thaddée Badibanga

We use the concept of the product space to analyze the key features of the transformation process in Africa with a focus on the agricultural sector. Between 1962 and 2008, we find that both specialization and diversification occur for the overall...

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