Africa

(all can be downloaded)

   
 

1968 A Comment on Peter Kilby: Industrial Relations and Wage Determination (Journal of Developing Areas, my first publication)

1988 The Vanishing Rural-Urban Gap in Sub-Saharan Africa (with Vali Jamal )

1992 Development Strategy and the Economy of Sierra Leone Part 1 (Macmillan)

1992 Development Strategy and the Economy of Sierra Leone Part 2 (Macmillan)

1993 Has Recovery Begun? "Africa's Adjustment in the 1980sRevisited" (with Paul Mosley )

1994 Adjustment in Africa (article length review with Paul Mosley)

1995 Assessing Adjustment in Africa (with Paul Mosley and Turan Subasat)

1995 Adjustment and Rural Labor Markets in Sierra Leone

1996 Regional Cooperation and Southern African Development

1996 Restructuring the Labour Market: The South African Challenge (with Guy Standing and John Sender, google books)

1997 Analysis of the Demery and Squire Adjustment and Poverty Evidence

1998 Orthodox and Heterodox Policy for Growth for Africa South of the Sahara

1999 Low GEAR South African macroeconomic policy

2001 Growth Variability among and within African Countries

2004 Economic Policies in Support of MDGs and Poverty Reduction (with Degol Hailu, written for Africa Bureau of UNDP but not published)

2004 External constraints to employment growth in Africa

2004 Financing Development in Ethiopia (with Alemayehu Geda, Gebrehiwot Ageba and Jonse Degefa)

2004 Fostering Poverty Reducing Employment in Africa (with Carlos Oya)

2005 Supporting Ownership: Swedish Development Cooperation with Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda (Vol I main report)

2005 Supporting Ownership: Swedish Development Cooperation with Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda (Vol 2 case studies)

2006 Does Debt Relief Increase Fiscal Space in Zambia? The MDG Implications

2006 Economic Policies for Growth, Employment and Poverty Reduction: Case Study of Zambia (with Victoria Chisala, Alemayehu Geda, Terry McKinley, Hulya Dagdeviren, Alfredo Saad Filho and Carlos Oya)

2006 Ownerhsip or donorship? A case study of aid in Tanzania (with Chris Cramer and Howard Stein)

2007  The Macroeconomic Implications of MDG-Based Strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa (with Terry McKinley)

2007  Implications for the Zambian Economy of Kwacha Appreciation (with Shruti Patel, Allan C. K. Mukungu and V. Seshamani, and the help of Haavard Halland)

2008 The Reduction of Fiscal Space in Zambia—Dutch Disease and Tight-Money Conditionality

2008 Growth, poverty and inequality in Ethiopia: Which way for pro-poor growth? (with Alemayehu Geda, Abebe Shimeles)

2008 Employment for Poverty Reduction

2009 Forty Years of ODA in Africa (available in Spanish)

2009 Enhancing the Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy to Achieve the MDG Targets

2009 Impact of the Financial Crisis on Sierra Leone

2009 Fiscal Policy for Africa (Development Viewpoint 37)

2010 Poverty and Insecurity in Africa

2010 Growth and Employment in Africa (study for the Trade and Development Report 2010)

2010 Monetary Policy in Africa (Development Viewpoint 53)

2011 Report on Youth Employment in Sierra Leone

2011 Why did Fiscal Stimulus work in SierraLeone? (DV 59)

2011 Countercyclcial Policy for Africa

2012 Capital Flows in sub-Saharan Countries with reference to Mozambique,
1980-2008

2013 Short Run Determinants of the Nominal Kwacha

2014 Macroeconomic Impact of Capital Flight in sub-Saharan Countries

 

 

 
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