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1.

Determinants of Bank Profitability: Macroeconomic Evidence from Nigeria

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
Deakin University
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2.

On the Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment to Developing Countries: Is Africa Different?

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Kansas - Department of Economics

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3.

An African Success Story: Botswana

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 01-37
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Nov 2001
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Government

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5.

The Poverty of 'Development Economics'

IEA Hobart Paper No. 144
Number of pages: 272 Posted: 02 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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6.

Tax Revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa: Effects of Economic Policies and Corruption

IMF Working Paper No. 98/135
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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7.

The Economic Consequences of Hiv/Aids in Southern Africa

IMF Working Paper No. 02/38
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Downloads 1,376
8.

Analyzing the Impact of Globalization on Economic Development in Developing Economies: An Application of Error Correction Modelling (ECM) To Nigeria

Applied Econometrics and International Development, Vol. 6, No. 3, 2006
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 Aug 2008
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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9.

Putting Regulation Before Responsibility: The Limits of Voluntary Corporate Social Responsibility

Cornell International Law Journal, Vol. 40, p. 171, 2007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 1,247
10.

On the Effect of Foreign Aid on Corruption

Economics Bulletin, 32(3), pp. 2174-2180. (2012)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 10 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
African Governance and Development Institute
Downloads 1,203
11.

Does Religion Influence Views Toward Homosexuality: An Empirical Study of 16 Countries

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 1,051
12.

Budget Deficits, External Debt and Economic Growth in Nigeria

Applied Econometrics and International Development, Vol. 6, No. 3, 2006
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Aug 2008
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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13.

Access to Bank Credit in Sub-Saharan Africa: Key Issues and Reform Strategies

IMF Working Paper No. 05/166
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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14.

Economic Growth in Egypt: Constraints and Determinants

World Bank MENA Working Paper No. 42
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank

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15.

An Empirical Examination of Why Mobile Money Schemes Ignite in Some Developing Countries but Flounder in Most

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 723
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2015
Working Paper Series
Global Economics Group and Global Economics Group
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16.

Doing Well by Doing Good: The Impact of Foreign Aid on Foreign Public Opinion

Quarterly Journal of Political Science, Vol 9, Issue 1, pp. 87-114, March 2014
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2015
Accepted Paper Series
School of Politics & International Relations, Dartmouth College - Department of Government and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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17.

The Relationship between Religion and Views Toward Homosexuality: An Empirical Study of 98 Countries

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 878
18.

Privatization in Africa: What Has Happened? What is to Be Done?

FEEM Working Paper No. 127.05, Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 25
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
Center for Global Development
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19.

Development Assistance and Economic Growth: A Case Study of Botswana

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Feb 2008
Working Paper Series
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) and Musashi University
Downloads 849
20.

The Modern Impact of Precolonial Centralization in Africa

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Finance and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Downloads 842
21.

The Characteristics and Determinants of FDI in Ghana

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Ruhr-University Bochum and University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER)
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22.

The Effects of Poverty on the Susceptibility to Crime in South Africa

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Washington - Economics
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23.

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI): Determinants and Growth Effects in a Small Open Economy

The International Journal of Business and Finance Research, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 75-88, 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Jul 2011
Accepted Paper Series
CUNY York College
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24.

Monetary Growth and Exchange Rate Depreciation as Causes of Inflation in African Countries: An Empirical Analysis

IMF Working Paper No. 91/67
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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25.

The Marketing of Rebellion: Insurgents, Media, and International Activism

THE MARKETING OF REBELLION: INSURGENTS, MEDIA, AND INTERNATIONAL ACTIVISM, Cambridge University Press, 2005
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Duquesne University
Downloads 686
26.

Market Intelligence: Making Market Research Work for Microfinance

Accion's InSight Series, No. 7, October 2003
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Accepted Paper Series
ACCION International
Downloads 679
27.

The New Partnership for Africa's Development (Nepad): Opportunities and Challenges

IMF Working Paper No. 03/69
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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28.

Why Ethnic Fractionalization? Polarization, Ethnic Conflict and Growth

UPF Economics and Business Working Paper No. 660
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences
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29.

Poverty Dynamics, Violent Conflict and Convergence in Rwanda

MICROCON Research Working Paper No. 4
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Apr 2008
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University of Sussex - Institute of Development Studies and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management

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30.

Bank Privatization and Performance: Empirical Evidence from Nigeria

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3511
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Nigeria Governors' Forum
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31.

Trade Liberalisation, Growth and Poverty in Senegal: A Dynamic Microsimulation Cge Model Analysis

CIRPEE Working Paper No. 05-12
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 May 2005 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2018
Working Paper Series
Université Laval - Département d'Économique, Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP) and Université Laval - Département d'Économique
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32.

Entrepreneurship, Education and the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Africa

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10855
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
Maastricht University
Downloads 598
33.

Agricultural Trade Reform and the Doha Development Agenda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3607
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Adelaide - Centre for International Economic Studies (CIES) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

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34.

Has Homosexuality Become More Accepted Over Time? A Longitudinal Study of 98 Countries

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 579
35.

The Social Dimension of Regional Integration in ECOWAS

International Labour Office Working Paper No. 49
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 24 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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36.

Voluntary Disclosure Practices Among Listed Companies in Nigeria

Advances in Accounting, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2011
Accepted Paper Series
De Montfort University - Leicester Business School
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37.

Africa's Export Structure in a Comparative Perspective

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 26 Dec 1998
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford and United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
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38.

Could Africa Be Like America?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Jun 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford
Downloads 516
39.

Governance of Nongovernmental Organizations: A Framework and Application to Poverty Programs in East Africa

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 117
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Department of Economics
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40.

Assessing the Impact of Acp/Eu Economic Partnership Agreement on West African Countries

HWWA Discussion Paper No. 294
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Oct 2004
Working Paper Series
Ruhr-University Bochum and Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI) - World Economy
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42.

An Impact Study of the EU-ACP Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) in the Six ACP Regions

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 03 Aug 2008
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University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Info. Internationales (CEPII)
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43.

Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
Brigham Young University - Department of Economics
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44.

Beyond Retribution and Impunity: Responding to War Crimes of Sexual Violence

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 104
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 02 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Law School
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45.

Trends in Human Development and Human Poverty in Namibia

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2011
Working Paper Series
United Nations Development Programme
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46.

In Which Countries is Homosexuality Most (and Least) Acceptable? A Ranking of 98 Countries

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 435
47.

Do Customs Trade Facilitation Programmes Help Reduce Customs-Related Corruption?

International Journal of Public Administration 35(2)
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 10 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford, affiliation not provided to SSRN and UNDP-Tajikistan
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48.

Evidence of Returns to Schooling in Africa from Household Surveys: Monitoring and Restructuring the Market for Education

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 875
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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49.

Addressing the Natural Resource Curse: An Illustration from Nigeria

IMF Working Paper No. 03/139
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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The Political Economy of Central Bank Independence and the Challenges for Development in African Economies

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Chester
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