Leonce Ndikumana

University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Professor

200 Hicks Way

Dept of Economics, University of Massachusetts

Amherst, MA 01003

United States

http://www.umass.edu/economics/ndikumana.html

University of Cape Town, School of Economics

Visiting Professor

Private Bag X3

Rondebosch, Cape Town 7701

South Africa

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

The Economics of Civil War: The Case of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Peri Working Paper No. 63
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Oct 2003
Leonce Ndikumana and Kisangani Emizet
University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Kansas State University - Department of Political Science
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Financial Markets and Economic Development in Africa

PERI Working Paper No. 17
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Feb 2003
Leonce Ndikumana
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Downloads 755 (32,482)
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Africa's Debt: Who Owes Whom?

PERI Working Paper No. 48
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Apr 2003
James K. Boyce and Leonce Ndikumana
University of Massachusetts at Amherst - College of Social and Behavioral Sciences - Department of Economics and University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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The Linkages Between FDI and Domestic Investment: Unravelling the Developmental Impact of Foreign Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa

IZA Working Paper No. 3296
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 May 2008
Leonce Ndikumana and Sher Verick
University of Massachusetts at Amherst and International Labour Organization (ILO)
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FDI, private investment, public investment, Africa

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Capital Flows, Capital Account Regimes, and Foreign Exchange Rate Regimes in Africa

PERI Working Paper No. 55
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 25 May 2003
Leonce Ndikumana
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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Capital Flight: Measurement and Drivers

Ajayi, S. I. and L. Ndikumana (Eds.) (2015) Capital Flight from Africa: Causes, Effects and Policy Issues. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 18 Aug 2015
Leonce Ndikumana
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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Capital flight; Africa; sub-Saharan Africa; balance of payments; residual method; trade misinvoicing; odious debts; revolving door; current account; capital account openness

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Financial Development, Financial Structure and Domestic Investment:International Evidence

PERI Working Paper No. 16
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Feb 2003
Leonce Ndikumana
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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Public Debts and Private Assets: Explaining Capital Flight from Sub-Saharan African Countries

PERI Working Paper No. 32
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 05 Dec 2002
Leonce Ndikumana and James K. Boyce
University of Massachusetts at Amherst and University of Massachusetts at Amherst - College of Social and Behavioral Sciences - Department of Economics
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capital flight, debt, sub-Saharan Africa, debt relief, capital control

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Is Africa a Net Creditor? New Estimates of Capital Flight from Severely Indebted Sub-Saharan African Countries, 1970-1996

PERI Working Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Nov 2003
James K. Boyce and Leonce Ndikumana
University of Massachusetts at Amherst - College of Social and Behavioral Sciences - Department of Economics and University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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Capital Flight from Sub-Saharan African Countries: Updated Estimates, 1970-2010

Boyce, James K., and Léonce Ndikumana, 'Capital Flight from Sub-Saharan African Countries: Updated estimates, 1970-2010.' PERI Research Report (October 2012)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Jan 2013
Leonce Ndikumana and James K. Boyce
University of Massachusetts at Amherst and University of Massachusetts at Amherst - College of Social and Behavioral Sciences - Department of Economics
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capital flight, sub-Saharan Africa

Credit Constraints and Productive Entrepreneurship in Africa

ICER Working Paper No. 23/2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Dec 2011
Mina Baliamoune-Lutz, Zuzana Brixiova and Leonce Ndikumana
University of North Florida , International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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credit constraints, productive entrepreneurship, employment, policies

Credit Constraints and Productive Entrepreneurship in Africa

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6193
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Dec 2011
Mina Baliamoune-Lutz, Zuzana Brixiova and Leonce Ndikumana
University of North Florida , International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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credit constraints, productive entrepreneurship, employment, policies

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Integrated Yet Marginalized: Implications of Globalization for African Development

African Studies Review, 58 (2), Nov. 2015
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Aug 2015
Leonce Ndikumana
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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Africa, globalization, integration, trade, capital flight, illicit financial flows, epidemiological transition

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Financing Domestic Investment in African Countries: Does the Source of Financing Matter?

Journal of African Development, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2015, PERI Working Paper No. 391
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Aug 2015
Leonce Ndikumana and Theresa Mannah Blankson
University of Massachusetts at Amherst and University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Africa; domestic investment; domestic savings; bank credit; official development aid; external debt; migrant remittances

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Potential Gains from Capital Flight Repatriation for Sub-Saharan African Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5024
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Hippolyte Fofack and Leonce Ndikumana
World Bank and University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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Access to Finance, Economic Theory & Research, Investment and Investment Climate, Debt Markets, Emerging Markets

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Revenue Mobilization in African Countries: Does Natural Resource Endowment Matter?

African Development Review, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 351–365, 2010
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Jan 2013
Leonce Ndikumana and Kaouther Abderrahim
University of Massachusetts at Amherst and University of Tunis
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Credit Constraints & Productive Entrepreneurship in Africa

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1025
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Jan 2012
Zuzana Brixiova, Mina Baliamoune-Lutz and Leonce Ndikumana
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department, University of North Florida and University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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credit constraints, productive entrepreneurship, employment, policies

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Africa's Counter-Cyclical Policy Responses to the Crisis

Journal of Globalization and Development Vol. 1(1) Article 16 (2010)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Jan 2013
Louis Kasekende, Zuzana Brixiova and Leonce Ndikumana
African Development Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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Africa, inflation targetting, counter-cyclical policy, crisis

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Impact of Sectoral Allocation of Foreign Aid on Gender Equity and Human Development

UNU/WIDER Working Paper No. 2013/066
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Aug 2015
Lynda Pickbourn and Leonce Ndikumana
Hampshire College and University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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Foreign aid; human development; gender equity; education; health

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Better Global Governance for a Stronger Africa: A New Era, a New Strategy

Ernesto Zedillo (Ed.) (2014) Africa at a Fork in the Road: Taking Off or Disappointment Once Again? (e-book)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Aug 2015
Leonce Ndikumana
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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Is There a Case for Formal Inflation Targeting in Sub-Saharan Africa?

University of Massachusetts, Political Economy Research Institute Working Paper No. 218
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Jan 2013
Leonce Ndikumana and James Heintz
University of Massachusetts at Amherst and University of Massachusetts Amherst - Political Economy Research Institute
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Africa, inflation targeting

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The Financial Sector in Burundi

NBER Working Paper No. w18289
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Aug 2012
Janvier Nkurunziza, Leonce Ndikumana and Prime Nyamoya
United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), University of Massachusetts at Amherst and OGI Consulting Group
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Capital Flight from North African Countries

Ndikumana, Léonce and James K. Boyce, 'Capital flight from North African Countries.' PERI Research Report (October 2012)
Posted: 19 Jan 2013
Leonce Ndikumana
University of Massachusetts at Amherst

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Capital flight, North Africa

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Measurement of Capital Flight: Methodology and Results for Sub-Saharan African Countries

Posted: 14 Jan 2013
Leonce Ndikumana
University of Massachusetts at Amherst

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Capital Flight from Sub-Saharan Africa: Linkages with External Borrowing and Policy Options

International Review of Applied Economics, Vol. 25, No. 2, March 2011, 149–170
Posted: 14 Jan 2013
Leonce Ndikumana
University of Massachusetts at Amherst

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capital flight, external debt, stolen assets, odious debt

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Financial Determinants of Domestic Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Panel Data

World Development, Vol. 28, No. 2, February 2000
Posted: 20 Aug 2001
Leonce Ndikumana
University of Massachusetts at Amherst

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finance, investment, development, growth, sub-Saharan Africa