Roland Pongou

University of Ottawa - Department of Economics

200 Wilbrod Street

Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Historical Missionary Activity, Schooling, and the Reversal of Fortunes: Evidence from Nigeria

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Aug 2014
Dozie Okoye and Roland Pongou
Dalhousie University - Department of Economics and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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Missions, Africa, Education, Reversal of Fortunes, Nigeria

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Fertility After the Drought: Theory and Evidence from Madagascar

CRREP working paper serie 2019-01
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Mar 2019
Université Laval - Département d'Économique, Université d'Auvergne - Clermont 1 - Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches sur le Developpement International (CERDI), University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and Université Laval
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Climatic Shocks; Droughts; Agricultural Season; Opportunity Cost of Children; Fertility; Irrigation

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Dual Citizenship Institution: A Pareto Improvement?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Mar 2013
Djoulassi Oloufade and Roland Pongou
University of Ottawa and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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Dual Citizenship Legislation, Private International Relations, Foreign Remittances, International Trade, Foreign Investment, Institutions, Child Survival

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Identity During a Crisis: COVID-19 and Ethnic Divisions in the United States

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 02 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2021
Amherst College, Stanford University and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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COVID-19, Ethnic Identity, Ethnic Divisions, Racial Segregation, Diversity With(out) Divisions, Lockdown Policies, Mobility Restrictions, Physical Distancing, Mask Wearing, Pro-social Norms

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Sex Ratios, Sexual Infidelity, and Sexual Diseases: Evidence from the United Kingdom

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Mar 2020
Yifan Kang and Roland Pongou
University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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Sexual economy, (in)fidelity networks, sex ratios, sexual infidelity, concurrent relationships, serial monogamy, sexually transmitted diseases, gender

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Valuing Inputs Under Supply Uncertainty: The Bayesian Shapley Value

Pongou, R., & Tondji, J. B. (2018). Valuing inputs under supply uncertainty: The Bayesian Shapley value. Games and Economic Behavior, 108, 206-224.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2021
Roland Pongou and Jean-Baptiste Tondji
University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American) - Economics and Finance
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input valuation, uncertainty, a priori Shapley value, Bayesian Shapley value, rationalizability

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Fertility Response to Climate Shocks

Partnership for Economic Policy Working Paper No. 2019-06
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Mar 2019
Université Laval - Département d'Économique, Université d'Auvergne - Clermont 1 - Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches sur le Developpement International (CERDI), University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and Université Laval
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Drought, Fertility, Agrarian Communities, Price of a marginal child

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Optimal Interventions in Networks during a Pandemic

Pongou, R., Tchuente, G., & Tondji, J. B. (2023). Optimal interventions in networks during a pandemic. Journal of Population Economics, 36(2), 847-883.
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 21 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2023
Roland Pongou, Guy Tchuente and Jean-Baptiste Tondji
University of Ottawa - Department of Economics, University of Kent and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American) - Economics and Finance
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COVID-19, Health-vs-wealth prioritization, Lockdown, Networks, Nursing homes

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Colonial Origins and Fertility: Can the Market Overcome History?

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 29 Apr 2022
Harvard University, Stanford University and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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Fertility, Colonial Origins, Colonial Reproductive Laws and Policies, Market Access, Historical Determinism, Africa.

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AIDS in the Digital Age: Causal Evidence from Submarine Internet in Africa

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 22 Jul 2022 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2023
Mansoureh Abbasi and Roland Pongou
University of Ottawa and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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Submarine Internet; Information; HIV/AIDS; Sexual behavior; Gender; Marriage; Fertility; Contraception; Google Trends; Online search; Africa

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The Reciprocity Set

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2023
Roland Pongou and Jean-Baptiste Tondji
University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American) - Economics and Finance
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Reciprocity Set, Pareto-efficiency, Minority, Fairness, Effectivity Functions

The Reciprocity Set

Journal of Mathematical Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 22 May 2023 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2024
Roland Pongou and Jean-Baptiste Tondji
University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American) - Economics and Finance
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Reciprocity, Pareto-efficiency, Minority, Fairness, Effectivity Functions

The Reciprocity Set

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Sep 2023 Last Revised: 25 May 2024
Roland Pongou and Jean-Baptiste Tondji
University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American) - Economics and Finance
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Reciprocity, Pareto-efficiency, Minority, Fairness, Effectivity Functions

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Missions and Heterogeneous Social Change: Evidence from Border Discontinuities in the Emirates of Nigeria

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Oct 2021
Dozie Okoye and Roland Pongou
Dalhousie University - Department of Economics and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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Christian Missions, Restrictions, Education, Fertility, Wealth, Reversal of Fortunes, Heterogeneity, Emirates of Northern Nigeria, Indirect Rule, Africa

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On the Dispensability of New Transportation Technologies: Evidence from the Heterogeneous Impact of Railroads in Nigeria

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Mar 2017
Dozie Okoye, Roland Pongou and Tite Yokossi
Dalhousie University - Department of Economics, University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Impact Heterogeneity, Colonial Investments, Railway, Africa, Long-run Effects, Development, Nigeria

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Ancestral Norms, Legal Origins, and Female Empowerment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13105
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Apr 2020
IZA Institute of Labor EconomicsUniversity of Ottawa - Department of Economics, Stanford University and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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legal origins, ancestral norms, women's empowerment, gender roles

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Timing Matters: Prenatal Climate Shocks, Sex Ratio, and Human Capital

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Apr 2022
Landry Kuate, Roland Pongou and Nicholas Rivers
University of Ottawa - Department of Economics, University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
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climate change, Timing of Prenatal Temperature Shocks, Impact Heterogeneity, Fetal Mortality, Sex Ratio, Infant Mortality, Human Capital, Sub-Saharan Africa

Political Popularity and Scarcity in Spatial Networks

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2023
Enseignant chercheur en sciences économiques et gestion, University of Ottawa - Department of Economics, Professeur titulaire and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American) - Economics and Finance
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Allocation game, Influence structure, Leader popularity, Spatial proximity, Externality

Stable Allocations of Vaccines in a Political Economy

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Mar 2022
Enseignant chercheur en sciences économiques et gestion, University of Ottawa - Department of Economics, Professeur titulaire and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American) - Economics and Finance
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Vaccine allocation game, influence structure, leader popularity, (un)selfish preferences, spatial proximity, minority and inclusion

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Underage Brides and Grooms' Education

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Apr 2017
Sylvain Dessy, Setou Diarra and Roland Pongou
Université Laval - Département d'Économique, University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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Underage Marriage, Male Education, Nigeria, Patriarchal Norms.

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Justice, Inclusion, and Incentives

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2023
Center for Mathematical Economics, Bielefeld University, University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American) - Economics and Finance
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Market justice, Social justice, Inclusion, Pure strategy Nash equilibrium, Efficiency

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Profits, Pandemics, and Lockdown Effectiveness: Theory and Evidence from Nursing Home Networks

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Nov 2022 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2023
University of Ottawa - Department of Economics, University of Ottawa, University of Kent and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American) - Economics and Finance
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Profits, Pandemics, Social networks, Lockdown effectiveness, Equilibrium, Nursing homes

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Profits, Pandemics, and Lockdown Effectiveness: Theory and Evidence from Nursing Home Networks

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Jul 2022 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2023
University of Ottawa - Department of Economics, University of Ottawa, University of Kent and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American) - Economics and Finance
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Profits, Pandemics, Social networks, Lockdown effectiveness, Equilibrium, Nursing homes

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A non-parametric approach to testing the axioms of the Shapley value with limited data

Aguiar, V. H., Pongou, R., & Tondji, J. B. (2018). A non-parametric approach to testing the axioms of the Shapley value with limited data. Games and Economic Behavior, 111, 41-63.
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2021
Victor Aguiar, Roland Pongou and Jean-Baptiste Tondji
Western University (University of Western Ontario), University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American) - Economics and Finance
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Shapley wage function, firm, fairness violations, linear contract, bargaining, limited data

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Volume of Trade and Dynamic Network Formation in Two-Sided Economies

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Jun 2013
Roland Pongou and Roberto Serrano
University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and Brown University
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Two-sided networks, pairwise stability, stochastic stability, herd externality, informational cascade, fragmentation, concentration, economy thinness, contagion asymmetry

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Supermajority Politics: Equilibrium Range, Policy Diversity, Utilitarian Welfare, and Political Compromise

Mahajan, A., Pongou, R., & Tondji, J. B. (2023). Supermajority politics: Equilibrium range, policy diversity, utilitarian welfare, and political compromise. European Journal of Operational Research, 307(2), 963-974.
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2023
Aseem Mahajan, Roland Pongou and Jean-Baptiste Tondji
Harvard University, University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American) - Economics and Finance
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Decision analysis; Supermajority rules; Single-peakedness; Policy diversity; Political competition; Uncertainty

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Popularity Bias in Bipartite Networks: Efficiency, Errors, and Fake Views

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Oct 2020
Nabil Afodjo and Roland Pongou
Carleton University - Department of Economics and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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Bipartite Networks; Popularity Bias; Efficiency; Maximality; Mistakes; Long-run Equilibrium; Matthew effect; Market Concentration; Fake Popularity

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An Index of Unfairness

Aguiar, V. H., Pongou, R., Serrano, R., & Tondji, J. B. (2019). An Index of Unfairness. In Handbook of the Shapley Value (pp. 31-48). CRC Press Taylor and Francis.
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2021
Western University (University of Western Ontario), University of Ottawa - Department of Economics, Brown University and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American) - Economics and Finance
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Shapley value, Shapley distance, (un)fairness, horizontal equity, efficiency, marginality

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Sex Ratios, Sexual Network Formation, and Sexual Diseases: The Role of Gender

American Journal of Health Economics
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2023
Yifan Kang and Roland Pongou
Shandong University of Finance and Economics and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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Sexual economy; (in)fidelity networks; sex ratios; sexual infidelity; serial monogamy; sexually transmitted diseases; gender; United Kingdom.

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Political Design Meets Policy Complexity

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2020
Roland Pongou and Jean-Baptiste Tondji
University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American) - Economics and Finance
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Legislative Institutions; Dynamic Decision Making; Political Design; Voting Rules; Policy Complexity; Policy Importance

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Uncertainty and Fair Expectations

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Aug 2023 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2024
Roland Pongou and Ghislain Junior Sidie
University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and University of Ottawa
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Uncertainty, Fair expectations, Firm, Probabilistic core, Quasimodularity, Supermodularity, Strategic complementarity.

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Vaccine and Inclusion

Nganmeni, Z., Pongou, R., Tchantcho, B., & Tondji, J. B. (2022). Vaccine and inclusion. Journal of Public Economic Theory, 24(5), 1101-1123.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2023
Enseignant chercheur en sciences économiques et gestion, University of Ottawa - Department of Economics, Professeur titulaire and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American) - Economics and Finance
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Inclusive vaccine policy; Leader popularity; Voting rule; Polarization; Social networks; In-group preferences; Minorities

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Adolescent Brides and Grooms' Education: Theory and Evidence

CRREP working paper 2016-10
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2018
Sylvain Dessy, Setou Diarra and Roland Pongou
Université Laval - Département d'Économique, University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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Adolescent Marriage, Groom Education, Quantity-Quality Trade-off

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Missing Twins: Fetal Origins, Institutions, and Twin-Singleton Mortality Convergence

Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) Working Paper n°2018-04
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Feb 2018
Roland Pongou, David Shapiro and Michel Tenikué
University of Ottawa - Department of Economics, Pennsylvania State University and Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER)
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Mortality, Twins, Singletons, Convergence, Institutions, Sub-Saharan Africa

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The Mingling of Nations: Racial Divide, Partner Mistrust, and STIs

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Jul 2022
Yifan Kang and Roland Pongou
Shandong University of Finance and Economics and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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Racial Diversity, Inter-racial Relationships, Partner Mistrust, Strategic Diversification of Sexual Partners, STIs, United Kingdom.

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Popularity Bias in Anonymous Matching Markets: Efficiency, Errors, and Fake Views

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Jan 2023
Nabil Afodjo and Roland Pongou
Queen's University - Department of Economics and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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Two-sided Matching, Popularity Bias, Efficiency, Stochastic Stability, Mistakes, Market Concentration, Fake Popularity

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Voting When Rankings Matter: Truthful Equilibria, Efficiency, and Abstention

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Jan 2024
Roland Pongou and Ghislain Junior Sidie
University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and University of Ottawa
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Ranked voting, Truthtelling, Abstention, Social incomparability, Tie-breaking rules

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Democracy, Genes, and the Male Survival Disadvantage

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Mar 2023
Marie Christelle Mabeu and Roland Pongou
Stanford University and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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Democracy, Excess Male Infant Mortality, Genes, Preconception Environment, gender

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Justice, Inclusion, and Incentives

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Aug 2022
Center for Mathematical Economics, Bielefeld University, University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American) - Economics and Finance
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Market justice, Social justice, Inclusion, Pure strategy Nash equilibrium, Efficiency

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Total Downloads: 60
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Roads, Electricity, and Jobs: Evidence of Infrastructure Complementarity in Sub-Saharan

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Jul 2023 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2023
University of Ottawa, World Bank, University of Ottawa, University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Infrastructure complementarity; roads; electricity; jobs; impact heterogeneity; structural transformation; Africa