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Economic Report on Africa 2008: Africa and the Monetary Consensus: Tracking Performance and Progress
Book/Monograph, Created By African Union (AU) and Published By African Union (AU) in English language
Growth and Capital Flows with Risky Entrepreneurship
Book/Monograph, Created By Damiano Sandri and Published By INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND in ENGLISH language
This paper shows that the behavior of entrepreneurs facing incomplete financial markets and risky investment can explain why growth accelerations in developing countries tend to be associated with current account improvements. The uninsurable risk of losing invested capital forces entrepreneurs to rely on self-financing, so that when business opportunities open up entrepreneurs increase saving to finance the investment that produces growth. The key insight is that saving has to rise more than investment to allow also for the accumulation of precautionary assets. Plausibly ...
Growth and Capital Flows with Risky Entrepreneurship
Book/Monograph, Created By Damiano Sandri and Published By INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND in ENGLISH language
This paper shows that the behavior of entrepreneurs facing incomplete financial markets and risky investment can explain why growth accelerations in developing countries tend to be associated with current account improvements. The uninsurable risk of losing invested capital forces entrepreneurs to rely on self-financing, so that when business opportunities open up entrepreneurs increase saving to finance the investment that produces growth. The key insight is that saving has to rise more than investment to allow also for the accumulation of precautionary assets. Plausibly ...
China and Africa : Expanding Economic Ties in an Evolving Global Context
Working Paper; Publications & Research; Publications & Research :: Working Paper, Created By Pigato, Miria; Tang, Wenxia and Published By World Bank, Washington, DC
Socioeconomic Impact of Mining on Local Communities in Africa
Report; Economic & Sector Work; Economic & Sector Work :: Mining/Oil and Gas, Created By World Bank and Published By Washington, DC
Macroeconomic Management for Poverty Reduction : Chad, Mali, Niger
Report; Publications & Research; Publications & Research :: Working Paper, Created By Garba, Abdoulahi; Beguy, Olivier; Kaho, Arsene; Mansour, Wael; Razafimandimby, Luc; Dessus, Sebastien and Published By World Bank, Washington, DC
The Lake Chad Development and Climate Resilience Action Plan
Report; Economic & Sector Work :: Other Environmental Study; Economic & Sector Work, Created By Lake Chad Basin Commission and Published By World Bank, Washington, DC
Republic of Cameroon : Priorities for Ending Poverty and Boosting Shared Prosperity
Report; Country Focus :: Systematic Country Diagnostic, Created By World Bank Group
Zimbabwe Economic Update, February 2016 : Changing Growth Patterns
Report; Economic & Sector Work :: Economic Updates and Modeling; Economic & Sector Work, Created By World Bank and Published By World Bank, Washington, DC
The Nile Story : 15 years of Nile Cooperation--Making an Impact
Working Paper; Publications & Research :: Working Paper; Publications & Research, Created By World Bank and Published By World Bank, Entebbe