Nicholas Odhiambo

University of South Africa - Department of Economics

PO Box 392

Pretoria, 0003

South Africa

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Scholarly Papers (47)

1.

Taxation, Foreign Aid and Political Governance in Africa

Forthcoming: European Journal of Comparative Economics
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 May 2019
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Foreign Aid; Political Economy; Development; Africa

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Testing the Quiet Life Hypothesis in the African Banking Industry

Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade,19(1), pp 69-82 (2019)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 May 2018 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2019
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Financial access; Bank performance; Africa

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Tourism and Social Media in the World: An Empirical Investigation

Journal of Economic Studies, 46(7), pp. 1319-1331 (November, 2019).
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2019
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Social Media; Tourism

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Building Knowledge-Based Economies in Africa: A Systematic Review of Policies and Strategies

Journal of the Knowledge Economy, 11(4), pp. 11:1538–1555 (2020)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2020
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Knowledge economy; Development; Africa

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ICT, Financial Access and Gender Inclusion in the Formal Economic Sector: Evidence From Africa

The African Finance Journal, 20(2), pp. 46-66 (2018).
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2019
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Africa; Gender; ICT; Inclusive Development

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Foreign Direct Investment, Information Technology and Economic Growth Dynamics in Sub-Saharan Africa

Telecommunications Policy, Volume 44, Issue 1, February 2020, 101838
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2020
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Economic Output; Foreign Investment; Information Technology; Sub-Saharan Africa

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The Sustainability of Tourism: Global Comparative Evidence

African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, 9(1), pp.1-14, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Jan 2020
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Tourism Sustainability, Income Level, Generalised Method of Moments (GMM)

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Inequality and Gender Inclusion: Minimum ICT Policy Thresholds for Promoting Female Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa

Telecommunications Policy, 44(4), 101900 (May, 2020).
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2020
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Africa; ICT; Gender; Inclusive Development

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Financial Access, Governance and Insurance Sector Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Journal of Economic Studies, 47(4), pp. 849-875 (August, 2020).
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Insurance; Finance; Governance; Sub-Saharan Africa

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Governance and Social Media in African Countries: An Empirical Investigation

Telecommunications Policy, 43(5), pp. 411-425 (June, 2019).
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 08 May 2019
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Governance; Social Media; Africa

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Enhancing Governance for Environmental Sustainability in Sub-Saharan Africa

Energy Exploration & Exploitation, 39(1), pp. 444-463(2021).
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2021
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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CO2 emissions; Governance; Economic development; Sustainable development; Africa

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How Enhancing Gender Inclusion Affects Inequality: Thresholds of Complementary Policies for Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development, 28(1), pp. 132-142 (January/February 2020)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2020
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Africa; Gender; Inclusive development; Sustainable development

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Inequality and the Economic Participation of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Empirical Investigation

African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, 11(2), pp. 193-206 (2020).
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2020
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Africa; Gender; Inclusive development

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The Role of ICT in Modulating the Effect of Education and Lifelong Learning on Income Inequality and Economic Growth in Africa

African Development Review, 31(3), pp. 261-274 (2019)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2019
Vanessa S. Tchamyou, Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute, African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Education; Lifelong learning; ICT; Inequality; Africa

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Inequality Thresholds, Governance and Gender Economic Inclusion in sub-Saharan Africa

International Review of Applied Economics, 34(1), pp. 94-114 (January, 2020).
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2019
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Africa; Gender; Inequality; Inclusive development

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Economic Development Thresholds for a Green Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Energy Exploration & Exploitation, 38(1), pp. 3-17 (2020).
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2019
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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CO2 Emissions; Economic Development; Africa

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The Impact of Tourism Development on Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

European Journal of Development Research, DOI: 10.1057/s41287-020-00298-5.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2020
Sheilla Nyasha, Nicholas Odhiambo and Simplice Asongu
University of South Africa, University of South Africa - Department of Economics and African Governance and Development Institute
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Tourism Development; Economic Growth; Sub-Saharan Africa, SSA, Middle Income Countries, Low Income Countries, Generalised Method of Moments, GMM

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Boosting Quality Education with Inclusive Human Development: Empirical Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

Journal of Applied Social Science, 13(2), pp. 139-151(2019).
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2019
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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education; inclusive human development; Africa

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Size, Efficiency, Market Power, and Economies of Scale in the African Banking Sector

Forthcoming: Financial Innovation , A G D I Working Paper No. WP/18/056
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Jan 2019
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Sub-Saharan Africa; Banks; Lending Rates; Efficiency; Quiet Life Hypothesis; Competition

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Mobile Technology Supply Factors and Mobile Money Innovation: Thresholds for Complementary Policies

Journal of Banking Regulation. DOI: 10.1057/s41261-021-00167-z
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 May 2021 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2021
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Mobile money; technology diffusion; financial inclusion; inclusive innovation

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Thresholds of Income Inequality that Mitigate the Role of Gender Inclusive Education in Promoting Gender Economic Inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa

Social Responsibility Journal, 17(1), pp. 106-126 (2021).
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2021
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Africa; Inequality; Gender; Inclusive Development

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Challenges of Doing Business in Africa: A Systematic Review

Journal of African Business, 20(2), pp. 259-268 (May, 2019).
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 21 May 2019
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Business; Development; Africa

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Inequality, Finance and Renewable Energy Consumption in Sub-Saharan Africa

Renewable Energy, 165, Part 1, March 2021, Pages 678-688, Forthcoming , EXCAS Working Paper WP/20/084
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Feb 2021
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Renewable energy; Inequality; Finance; Sub-Saharan Africa; Sustainable development

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Finance, Governance and Inclusive Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

Forthcoming: Social Responsibility Journal, Forthcoming, DOI: 10.1108/SRJ-02-2020-0039
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Jul 2020
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Finance; Governance; Sub-Saharan Africa; Sustainable Development

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Income Levels, Governance and Inclusive Human Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Applied Research in Quality of Life, 16(1), 71-103 (2021).
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2021
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Inclusive development; Income levels; Governance; Africa

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The Mobile Phone, Information Sharing and Financial Sector Development in Africa: A Quantile Regressions Approach

Journal of the Knowledge Economy,11(3), pp. 1234–1269 (2020).
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 May 2019 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2020
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Information sharing; Banking sector development; Africa

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Inequality and Renewable Energy Consumption in Sub-Saharan Africa: Implication for High Income Countries

Forthcoming: Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research. DOI: 10.1080/13511610.2020.1861442, EXCAS Working Paper WP/20/094
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Feb 2021
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Renewable energy; Inequality; Sub-Saharan Africa; Sustainable development

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Enhancing ICT for Insurance in Africa

Review of Development Finance, Volume 9 Number 2, Dec 2019, p. 16 – 27.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2020
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Insurance; Information technology

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Governance, Capital Flight and Industrialisation in Africa

Forthcoming: Journal of Economic Structures , EXCAS Working Paper, WP/19/077
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Nov 2019
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Econometric modelling; Capital flight; Governance; Industrialisation; Africa

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Governance, CO2 Emissions and Inclusive Human Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Energy Exploration & Exploitation, 38(1), pp. 18–36 (2020).
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2019
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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CO2 emissions; Economic development; Africa

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Inclusive Development in Environmental Sustainability in Sub-Saharan Africa: Insights from Governance Mechanisms

Sustainable Development, 27(4), pp. 713-724 (2019), A G D I Working Paper WP/19/006
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2019
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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CO2 Emissions; Governance; Sustainable Development; Sub-Saharan Africa

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Doing Business and Inclusive Human Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

African Journal of Economics and Management Studies, 10(1), pp.2-16 (2019).
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2019
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Doing Business; Inclusive Development; Entrepreneurship; Africa

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Human Development Thresholds for Inclusive Mobile Banking in Developing Countries

African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, 10(6), pp. 735-744.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2018
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Mobile Banking, Quality of Growth, Poverty, Inequality

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Social Media and Inclusive Human Development in Africa

Information Development, 37(2), pp. 307-325 (June, 2021).
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2021
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Social Media; Inclusive development; Income levels; Regions

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Enhancing ICT for Quality Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

Education and Information Technologies, 24(5), pp. 2823–2839 (2019).
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2019
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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ICT; Primary School Education; Development; Sub-Saharan Africa

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Trade and FDI Thresholds of CO 2 emissions for a Green Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa

International Journal of Energy Sector Management. DOI: 10.1108/IJESM-06-2020-0006.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Dec 2020
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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CO2 Emissions; Economic Development; Africa; Sustainable Development

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Information Asymmetry and Insurance in Africa

Journal of African Business, 22(3), pp. 394-410.
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2021
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Insurance; Information Asymmetry

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How Enhancing Information and Communication Technology Has Affected Inequality in Africa for Sustainable Development: An Empirical Investigation

Sustainable Development, 27(4), pp. 647-656 (August, 2019).
Posted: 10 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2019
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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ICT; Inclusive Development; Africa; Sustainable Development

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Governance and renewable energy consumption in sub-Saharan Africa

Forthcoming: International Journal of Energy Sector Management. DOI: 10.1108/IJESM-10-2020-0009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 May 2021
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Renewable energy; Governance; Sub-Saharan Africa; Sustainable development

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Insurance and Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa: Policy Thresholds

International Social Science Journal, 69(233-234), pp. 185-197(2020).
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2020
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Insurance; Inclusive development; Africa; Sustainable Development

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Foreign Aid Complementarities and Inclusive Human Development in Africa

Journal of Social Service Research, 46(5), pp. 623-641 (2020)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 May 2019 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2020
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Foreign Aid; Inclusive Development; Africa

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The Role of Governance in Quality Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

International Social Science Journal, 70(237-238), pp. 221-238 (2020)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Feb 2021
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Education; Governance; Sub-Saharan Africa; Sustainable Development

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The Green Economy and Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa: Avoidable Thresholds and Thresholds for Complementary Policies

Energy Exploration & Exploitation, 39(3), pp. 838-852 (2021).
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2021
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Renewable energy; Inequality; Finance; Sub-Saharan Africa; Sustainable development

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The Role of Globalization in Modulating the Effect of Environmental Degradation on Inclusive Human Development

Forthcoming in Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research. DOI: 10.1080/13511610.2020.1745058, EXCAS Working Paper No. WP/20/015
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Apr 2020
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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CO2 emissions; Economic development; Africa

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Remittances, the Diffusion of Information and Industrialisation in Africa

Forthcoming: Contemporary Social Science, 15(1), pp. 98-117 (February, 2020)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2020
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Remittances; Industrialisation; ICT; Africa

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Insurance Policy Thresholds for Economic Growth in Africa

The European Journal of Development Research, 32(3), pp. 672–689(2020)
Posted: 10 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2020
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Insurance; Economic Growth

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Remittances and Value Added across Economic sub-sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa

Forthcoming: Quality & Quantity, DOI: 10.1007/s11135-021-01110-0
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Mar 2021
Simplice Asongu and Nicholas Odhiambo
African Governance and Development Institute and University of South Africa - Department of Economics
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Economic Output; Remitances; Sub-Saharan Africa